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Moon phase on 15 December 2064 Monday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 48% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 48% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 15 December 2064 at 15:45 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1950".

Cold Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2064 after 8 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14.

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 803 / 1756

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 803 of Meeus index or 1756 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 46 minutes. It is 2 hours and 1 minute shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 7 hours and 1 minute shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠33°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠33°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠57.9°.

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of perigee on 6 December 2064 at 06:12 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 18 December 2064 at 01:06 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 401 618 km

The Moon is 401 618 km (249 554 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 936 km (251 616 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 11 December 2064 at 21:17 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 10 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 26 December 2064 at 08:47 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 8 December 2064 at 15:21 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.787°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.786° at the point of next northern standstill on 22 December 2064 at 22:07 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14 in ♊ Gemini the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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