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Moon phase on 19 May 2065 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | May 2065

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 20 May 2065 at 02:05 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1896".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2065.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 20 May 2065 at 02:05
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 May 2065 at 23:38
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 4 June 2065 at 03:05
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 11 June 2065 at 19:25

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 808 / 1761

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 808 of Meeus index or 1761 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 808 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 34 minutes. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 809 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 13 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠183°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠183°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠206.9°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 12:57, this is 14 days after last apogee on 5 May 2065 at 03:19 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 1 June 2065 at 09:08 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 357 407 km

This perigee Moon is 357 407 km (222 082 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 101 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 949 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 11 May 2065 at 14:42 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 May 2065 at 02:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

22 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 8 May 2065 at 11:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.222°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.190° in the next southern standstill on 21 May 2065 at 12:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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