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Moon phase on 15 August 2065 Saturday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | August 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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 16 August 2065 at 03:45 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1885"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1885" and ∠1895".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2065.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 811 / 1764

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 811 of Meeus index or 1764 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 811 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 53 minutes. It is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than next lunation 812 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠270.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠270.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠303.1°. 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 perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 10 August 2065 at 06:04 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 August 2065 at 10:35 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 380 310 km

Moon is 380 310 km (236 314 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 249 km (251 189 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 14 August 2065 at 04:46 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 28 August 2065 at 12:53 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

1 day 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 after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 11 August 2065 at 14:30 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.171°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.110° in the next northern standstill on 25 August 2065 at 15:06 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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