Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 April 2065 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | April 2065

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

Waxing Crescent 19% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 19% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 5 April 2065 at 19:01.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1783"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1783" and ∠1915".

Pink Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2065 after 10 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 5 May 2065 at 11:30

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 807 / 1760

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 807 of Meeus index or 1760 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 29 minutes. It is 55 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 45 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 18 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠159.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠159.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠183°.

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 8 April 2065 at 00:30 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 21 April 2065 at 02:34 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 401 956 km

The Moon is 401 956 km (249 764 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 10 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 356 951 km (221 799 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after ascending node on 30 March 2065 at 22:27 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 14 April 2065 at 13:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

13 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 day 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 10 days

In 10 days on 20 April 2065 at 18:36 in ♎ Libra 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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