Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 30 October 2065 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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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 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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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 29 October 2065 at 11:48.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1933".

Beaver Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2065 after 13 days on 13 November 2065 at 00:37.

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 814 / 1767

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 814 of Meeus index or 1767 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 814 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 51 minutes. It is 57 minutes shorter than next lunation 815 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 53 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 16 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠345.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠345.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠0.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 08:37, this is 12 days after last apogee on 17 October 2065 at 22:01 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 14 November 2065 at 06:34 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 358 206 km

This perigee Moon is 358 206 km (222 579 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 302 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 150 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 21 October 2065 at 20:40 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 November 2065 at 11:43 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

23 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 19 October 2065 at 05:51 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.664°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.584° in the next southern standstill on 1 November 2065 at 09:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 13 November 2065 at 00:37 in ♉ Taurus, 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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