Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 August 2065 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Leo.

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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 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1844"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1844" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2065 after 16 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 27 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 before perigee

6 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 6 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 388 797 km

Moon is 388 797 km (241 587 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 6 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 552 km (228 386 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 28 August 2065 at 12:53 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 September 2065 at 09:27 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

15 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 after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 25 August 2065 at 15:06 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.110°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.026° in the next southern standstill on 7 September 2065 at 20:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 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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