Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 24 March 2065 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | March 2065

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

Waning Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 22 March 2065 at 09:56.

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 is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1924".

Worm Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2065 after 27 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 20 April 2065 at 18:36

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 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 23 March 2065 at 16:36 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 8 April 2065 at 00:30 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 363 357 km

Moon is 363 357 km (225 780 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 14 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 389 km (252 518 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 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 6 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

20 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

9 days after previous North standstill on 14 March 2065 at 23:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.648°. Next 3 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 12 days

After 12 days on 5 April 2065 at 19:01 in ♈ Aries, 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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