Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 30 March 2065 Monday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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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 34% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 34% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 29 March 2065 at 00:24.

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 in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1888"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1888" and ∠1921".

Pink Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2065 after 21 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 27 April 2065 at 11:02

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 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

6 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 8 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 379 699 km

The Moon is 379 699 km (235 934 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 389 km (252 518 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 22:27 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 15 days later on 14 April 2065 at 13:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 22:27 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 27 March 2065 at 18:51 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.548°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.411° at the point of next northern standstill on 11 April 2065 at 06:32 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

In 6 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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