Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 November 2028 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2028 | November 2028

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 16 November 2028 at 13:18.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1906"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1906" and ∠1941".

Cold Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2028 after 14 days on 2 December 2028 at 01:40.

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 357 / 1310

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 357 of Meeus index or 1310 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 357 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 48 minutes. It is 2 hours and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 358 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 59 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠37.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠37.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠63.8°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 14 November 2028 at 05:53 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 November 2028 at 00:10 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 376 036 km

Moon is 376 036 km (233 658 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 732 km (251 489 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 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 2 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

24 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 5 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.251°. Next day 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 14 days

After 14 days on 2 December 2028 at 01:40 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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