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Moon phase on 2 November 2026 Monday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2026 | November 2026

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 43% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 43% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 1 November 2026 at 20:28 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1945"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1945" and ∠1934".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2026 after 22 days on 24 November 2026 at 14:53.

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 331 / 1284

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 331 of Meeus index or 1284 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 331 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 12 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 332 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠94.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠94.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠129.9°. 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 perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2026 at 18:01 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 November 2026 at 17:50 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 368 481 km

Moon is 368 481 km (228 963 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 619 km (252 040 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 21 October 2026 at 08:53 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 November 2026 at 03:02 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 29 October 2026 at 17:40 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.795°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.697° in the next southern standstill on 12 November 2026 at 09:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 9 November 2026 at 07:02 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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