Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 February 2065 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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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 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1865"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1865" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2065 after 16 days on 20 February 2065 at 23:11.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 804 / 1757

The Moon is 28 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 before apogee

7 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 7 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 384 383 km

Moon is 384 383 km (238 845 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 706 km (251 473 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 14:31 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 19 February 2065 at 01:44 in ♌ Leo.

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New draconic month

At 14:31 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 1 February 2065 at 07:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.842°. Next 11 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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