Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 November 2025 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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

Waxing Crescent 32% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 20 November 2025 at 06:47.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1845"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1845" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2025 after 8 days on 4 December 2025 at 23:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 320 / 1273

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 320 of Meeus index or 1273 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

Length of current 320 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 56 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2025. It is 47 minutes longer than next lunation 321 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 12 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 51 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠181.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠181.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠207°. 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 after apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 20 November 2025 at 02:48 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 December 2025 at 11:06 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 388 483 km

Moon is 388 483 km (241 392 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 962 km (221 806 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 14 November 2025 at 06:38 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 November 2025 at 21:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 22 November 2025 at 18:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.295°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.263° in the next northern standstill on 5 December 2025 at 21:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 4 December 2025 at 23:14 in ♊ Gemini, 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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