Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 August 2065 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | August 2065

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

Waning Crescent 36% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 36% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 23 August 2065 at 23:56.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1899".

Harvest Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2065 after 20 days on 14 September 2065 at 16:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 811 / 1764

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 23 August 2065 at 10:35 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 September 2065 at 13:22 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 403 297 km

Moon is 403 297 km (250 597 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 552 km (228 386 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days 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 3 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

11 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 in northern standstill

At 15:06 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠26.110°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-26.026° in its southern standstill point on 7 September 2065 at 20:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 31 August 2065 at 16:39 in ♍ Virgo, 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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