Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 December 2064 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

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

Waxing Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 15 December 2064 at 15:45.

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 is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1789"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1789" and ∠1951".

Cold Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2064 after 2 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14.

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 803 / 1756

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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 after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 18 December 2064 at 01:06 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 2 January 2065 at 20:34 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 400 695 km

The Moon is 400 695 km (248 980 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 12 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 368 142 km (228 753 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after ascending node on 11 December 2064 at 21:17 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 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

9 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 before northern standstill

12 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 day 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 2 days

In 2 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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