Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 1 November 2028 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2028 | November 2028

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 14 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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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 25 October 2028 at 04:53.

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 is entering ♈ Aries

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1784"

Lunar disc appears visually 8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1784" and ∠1934".

Beaver Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2028 after 1 day on 2 November 2028 at 09:17.

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 356 / 1309

The Moon is 14 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 356 of Meeus index or 1309 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 356 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 21 minutes. It is 2 hours and 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 357 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 46 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠18.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠18.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠37.4°. 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

3 days after point of apogee on 29 October 2028 at 06:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 November 2028 at 05:53 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 401 706 km

Moon is 401 706 km (249 609 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 613 km (225 939 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 23 October 2028 at 23:55 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 7 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 21 October 2028 at 21:48 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.357°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.251° in the next northern standstill on 5 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 2 November 2028 at 09:17 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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