Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 6 November 2028 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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

Waning Gibbous 84% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 84% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 2 November 2028 at 09:17.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1879"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1879" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2028 after 25 days on 2 December 2028 at 01:40.

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 356 / 1309

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 before perigee

8 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 7 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 381 437 km

Moon is 381 437 km (237 014 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 613 km (225 939 mi).

Moon before descending node

13 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 day, 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

13 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 after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 5 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.251°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.208° in the next southern standstill on 18 November 2028 at 07:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 16 November 2028 at 13:18 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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