Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 March 2065 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | March 2065

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 15 March 2065 at 06:25.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1939"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1939" and ∠1926".

Worm Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2065 after 1 day on 22 March 2065 at 09:56.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 22 March 2065 at 09:56
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 29 March 2065 at 00:24
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 5 April 2065 at 19:01
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 13 April 2065 at 22:38

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 806 / 1759

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 806 of Meeus index or 1759 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

Length of current 806 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 46 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2065. It is 17 minutes longer than next lunation 807 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 2 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 1 minute shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠129.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠129.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠159.2°. 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 perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 11 March 2065 at 13:11 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 March 2065 at 16:36 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 369 704 km

Moon is 369 704 km (229 723 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 485 km (223 374 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 18 March 2065 at 09:40 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 March 2065 at 22:27 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

17 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

6 days after previous North standstill on 14 March 2065 at 23:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.648°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.548° in the next southern standstill on 27 March 2065 at 18:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 22 March 2065 at 09:56 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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