Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 February 2065 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | February 2065

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 29 January 2065 at 07:38.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1888"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1888" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2065 after 17 days on 20 February 2065 at 23:11.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 804 / 1757

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 804 of Meeus index or 1757 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 804 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 1 hour and 26 minutes shorter than next lunation 805 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠57.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠57.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠92.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 27 January 2065 at 15:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 February 2065 at 18:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 379 606 km

Moon is 379 606 km (235 876 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 706 km (251 473 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 22 January 2065 at 16:09 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 February 2065 at 14:31 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 1 February 2065 at 07:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.842°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.810° in the next northern standstill on 15 February 2065 at 15:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 5 February 2065 at 10:02 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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