Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 October 2065 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | October 2065

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 30 September 2065 at 02:24.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1917".

Hunter Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2065 after 12 days on 14 October 2065 at 07:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 813 / 1766

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 813 of Meeus index or 1766 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 813 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 24 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2065. It is 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 814 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 20 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠327.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠327.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠345.2°. 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

11 days after point of apogee on 20 September 2065 at 05:27 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 October 2065 at 02:38 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 365 914 km

Moon is 365 914 km (227 368 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 386 km (225 176 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after its descending node on 24 September 2065 at 18:20 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 7 October 2065 at 10:31 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

21 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

9 days after previous North standstill on 21 September 2065 at 23:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.907°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.796° in the next southern standstill on 5 October 2065 at 01:57 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 14 October 2065 at 07:04 in ♈ Aries, 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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