Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 11 November 2019 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2019 | November 2019

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 7 days on 4 November 2019 at 10:23.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1798"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1798" and ∠1938".

Beaver Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2019 after 1 day on 12 November 2019 at 13:34.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 245 / 1198

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 245 of Meeus index or 1198 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.48 days

Length of current 245 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 27 minutes. It is 2 hours and 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 246 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 17 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 52 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠28.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠28.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠50.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 7 November 2019 at 08:37 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 November 2019 at 07:54 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 398 664 km

Moon is 398 664 km (247 718 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 721 km (227 870 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 1 November 2019 at 21:40 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 16 November 2019 at 08:48 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 2 November 2019 at 00:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.047°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.151° in the next northern standstill on 16 November 2019 at 13:52 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 12 November 2019 at 13:34 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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