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Moon phase on 30 December 2064 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

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

Last Quarter 56% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 56% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 30 December 2064 at 23:50 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1964"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1964" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2065 after 22 days on 22 January 2065 at 09:53.

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 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 apogee

12 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 3 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 365 051 km

The Moon is 365 051 km (226 832 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 3 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 368 142 km (228 753 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after descending node on 26 December 2064 at 08:47 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 8 January 2065 at 05:38 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 22 December 2064 at 22:07 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠26.786°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-26.815° at the point of next southern standstill on 5 January 2065 at 00:25 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 6 January 2065 at 19:15 in ♑ Capricorn the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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