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Moon phase on 14 January 2065 Wednesday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | January 2065

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

First Quarter 49% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 14 January 2065 at 13:19 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2065 after 7 days on 22 January 2065 at 09:53.

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 804 / 1757

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 804 of Meeus index or 1757 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 1 hour and 26 minutes 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 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠57.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠57.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠92.7°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 21:51. It is 12 days after previous perigee on 2 January 2065 at 20:34 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 13 days, until point of next perigee on 27 January 2065 at 15:26 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 404 429 km

This apogee Moon is 404 429 km (251 301 mi) away from Earth. It is 979 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 2 280 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

6 days after ascending node on 8 January 2065 at 05:38 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 22 January 2065 at 16:09 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

6 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

9 days since the previous standstill on 5 January 2065 at 00:25 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.815°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.834° at the point of next northern standstill on 19 January 2065 at 06:26 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 22 January 2065 at 09:53 in ♌ Leo 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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