Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 March 2065 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | March 2065

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

Waning Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 22 March 2065 at 09:56.

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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1950"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1950" and ∠1922".

Worm Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2065 after 24 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 29 March 2065 at 00:24
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 5 April 2065 at 19:01
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 13 April 2065 at 22:38
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 20 April 2065 at 18:36

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 806 / 1759

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 806 of Meeus index or 1759 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 46 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2065. It is 17 minutes longer 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 4 hours and 2 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 1 minute shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠129.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠129.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠159.2°.

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 23 March 2065 at 16:36 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 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 8 April 2065 at 00:30 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 367 536 km

The Moon is 367 536 km (228 376 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 389 km (252 518 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after descending node on 18 March 2065 at 09:40 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 30 March 2065 at 22:27 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

23 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon at southern standstill

At 18:51 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-26.548°. Over the next 14 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠26.411° at the point of next standstill in ♊ Gemini on 11 April 2065 at 06:32.

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Syzygy in 9 days

In 9 days on 5 April 2065 at 19:01 in ♈ Aries 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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