Crescent ♉ Taurus
Moon phase on 5 May 2065 Tuesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1902".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2065 after 14 days on 20 May 2065 at 02:05.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 11:30 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 808 of Meeus index or 1761 from Brown series.
29 days, 15 hours and 34 minutes is the length of new lunation 808. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 809 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 13 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠183°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠206.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 03:19, this is 14 days after last perigee on 21 April 2065 at 02:34 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 19 May 2065 at 12:57 in ♏ Scorpio.
This apogee Moon is 406 674 km (252 696 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest apogee of 2065. It is 1 266 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 35 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.
8 days after its ascending node on 26 April 2065 at 23:17 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 11 May 2065 at 14:42 in ♋ Cancer.
8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
11 days after previous South standstill on 24 April 2065 at 02:50 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.324°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.222° in the next northern standstill on 8 May 2065 at 11:49 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.