Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 May 2067 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2067 | May 2067

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 13 May 2067 at 07:20.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1797"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1797" and ∠1898".

Flower Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2067 after 13 days on 28 May 2067 at 18:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 11 June 2067 at 20:41

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 833 / 1786

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 833 of Meeus index or 1786 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 833 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 20 minutes. It is 1 hour and 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 834 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 36 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 27 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠98.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠98.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠132.6°. 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

11 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 3 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 398 792 km

Moon is 398 792 km (247 798 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 564 km (251 384 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♊ Gemini at 12:44 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 29 May 2067 at 16:28 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon in northern standstill

At 07:53 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠23.108°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-23.107° in its southern standstill point on 29 May 2067 at 12:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 28 May 2067 at 18:42 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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