Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 January 2065 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | January 2065

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

Waning Gibbous 59% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 59% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 22 January 2065 at 09:53.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1948".

Wolf Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2065 after 23 days on 20 February 2065 at 23:11.

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 804 / 1757

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 27 January 2065 at 15:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 14 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 11 February 2065 at 18:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 331 km

The Moon is 363 331 km (225 763 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 14 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 706 km (251 473 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 22 January 2065 at 16:09 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 4 February 2065 at 14:31 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

20 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

9 days since the previous standstill on 19 January 2065 at 06:26 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠26.834°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠-26.842° at the point of next southern standstill on 1 February 2065 at 07:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 5 February 2065 at 10:02 in ♒ Aquarius 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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