Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 November 2028 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2028 | November 2028

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

Waning Crescent 13% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 9 November 2028 at 21:26.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1940".

Cold Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2028 after 18 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 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

15 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 day, 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 363 756 km

Moon is 363 756 km (226 027 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 613 km (225 939 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 7 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 20 November 2028 at 04:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 5 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.251°. Next 4 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 3 days

After 3 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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