Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 October 2065 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | October 2065

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

Waxing Gibbous 69% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 69% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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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 6 October 2065 at 17:37.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1907"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1907" and ∠1921".

Hunter Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2065 after 5 days on 14 October 2065 at 07:04.

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 813 / 1766

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 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 after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 2 October 2065 at 02:38 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 October 2065 at 22:01 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 375 858 km

Moon is 375 858 km (233 547 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 850 km (252 183 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 7 October 2065 at 10:31 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 21 October 2065 at 20:40 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 5 October 2065 at 01:57 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.796°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.664° in the next northern standstill on 19 October 2065 at 05:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 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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