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Moon phase on 17 November 2032 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | November 2032

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 17 November 2032 at 06:42 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1892"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1892" and ∠1941".

It is Beaver Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Beaver of November 2032.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 406 / 1359

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 406 of Meeus index or 1359 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 406 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 8 minutes. It is 1 hour and 44 minutes longer than next lunation 407 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠248.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠248.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠286.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 13 November 2032 at 15:20 in ♓ Pisces. 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 25 November 2032 at 14:16 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 378 770 km

Moon is 378 770 km (235 357 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 371 km (251 264 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 15 November 2032 at 12:07 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 November 2032 at 16:30 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 6 November 2032 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.070°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.095° in the next northern standstill on 19 November 2032 at 06:10 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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