Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 April 2065 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | April 2065

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

Waxing Crescent 12% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 5 April 2065 at 19:01.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1915".

Pink Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2065 after 11 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 13 April 2065 at 22:38
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 20 April 2065 at 18:36
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 27 April 2065 at 11:02
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 5 May 2065 at 11:30

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 807 / 1760

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 807 of Meeus index or 1760 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

Length of current 807 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 29 minutes. It is 55 minutes longer than next lunation 808 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 45 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 18 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠159.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠159.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠183°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 8 April 2065 at 00:30 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 April 2065 at 02:34 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 404 051 km

Moon is 404 051 km (251 066 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 951 km (221 799 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 30 March 2065 at 22:27 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 April 2065 at 13:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 27 March 2065 at 18:51 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.548°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.411° in the next northern standstill on 11 April 2065 at 06:32 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36 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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