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Moon phase on 3 March 2065 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | March 2065

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

Waning Crescent 13% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 27 February 2065 at 15:29.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1876"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1876" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2065 after 18 days on 22 March 2065 at 09:56.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 7 March 2065 at 02:15
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 15 March 2065 at 06:25
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 22 March 2065 at 09:56
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 29 March 2065 at 00:24

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 805 / 1758

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 805 of Meeus index or 1758 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 13 minutes. It is 33 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 3 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠92.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠92.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠129.8°.

Moon after perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 23 February 2065 at 13:24 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 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 11 March 2065 at 13:11 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 382 001 km

The Moon is 382 001 km (237 364 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 573 km (252 011 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 20:26 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 14 days later on 18 March 2065 at 09:40 in ♌ Leo.

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New draconic month

At 20:26 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 28 February 2065 at 12:50 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.754°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.648° at the point of next northern standstill on 14 March 2065 at 23:55 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 7 March 2065 at 02:15 in ♓ Pisces 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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