Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 February 2065 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | February 2065

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

Waning Gibbous 63% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 63% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 20 February 2065 at 23:11.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1937".

Snow Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2065 after 23 days on 22 March 2065 at 09:56.

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 805 / 1758

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 805 of Meeus index or 1758 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

Length of current 805 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 13 minutes. It is 33 minutes shorter than next lunation 806 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠92.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠92.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠129.8°. 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

2 days after point of perigee on 23 February 2065 at 13:24 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 March 2065 at 13:11 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 364 221 km

Moon is 364 221 km (226 316 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 573 km (252 011 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 19 February 2065 at 01:44 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 March 2065 at 20:26 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 15 February 2065 at 15:35 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.810°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.754° in the next southern standstill on 28 February 2065 at 12:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 7 March 2065 at 02:15 in ♓ Pisces, 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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