Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 12 July 2065 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | July 2065

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

Waxing Gibbous 66% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 66% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 11 July 2065 at 01:16.

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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2065 after 5 days on 17 July 2065 at 17:45.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 17 July 2065 at 17:45
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 25 July 2065 at 06:22
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 2 August 2065 at 05:46
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 9 August 2065 at 05:52

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 810 / 1763

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 810 of Meeus index or 1763 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 810 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 30 minutes. It is 1 hour and 37 minutes longer than next lunation 811 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠235.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠235.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠270.8°. 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 before perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 28 June 2065 at 22:35 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 14 July 2065 at 17:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 363 548 km

Moon is 363 548 km (225 898 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 373 km (227 032 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 4 July 2065 at 21:42 in ♋ Cancer, 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 17 July 2065 at 20:19 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

10 days after previous North standstill on 1 July 2065 at 23:11 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.180°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.199° in the next southern standstill on 15 July 2065 at 07:31 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 17 July 2065 at 17:45 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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