Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 May 2067 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2067 | May 2067

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 6 May 2067 at 05:19.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1856"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1856" and ∠1899".

Flower Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2067 after 16 days on 28 May 2067 at 18:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 13 May 2067 at 07:20
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 21 May 2067 at 08:29
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 28 May 2067 at 18:42
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 4 June 2067 at 10:38

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 832 / 1785

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 832 of Meeus index or 1785 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

Length of current 832 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 57 minutes. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 833 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 47 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠63.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠63.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠98.3°. 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 before apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 4 May 2067 at 04:17 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 May 2067 at 10:35 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 386 097 km

Moon is 386 097 km (239 910 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 564 km (251 384 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 2 May 2067 at 08:57 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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 15 May 2067 at 12:44 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 2 May 2067 at 04:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.143°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.108° in the next northern standstill on 15 May 2067 at 07:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 13 May 2067 at 07:20 in ♉ Taurus, 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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