Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 November 2038 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | November 2038

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

Waxing Gibbous 83% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 83% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 3 November 2038 at 21:24.

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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1799"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1799" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2038 after 4 days on 11 November 2038 at 22:27.

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 480 / 1433

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 480 of Meeus index or 1433 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 480 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 21 minutes shorter than next lunation 481 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 19 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠355.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10.8°. 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 before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2038 at 10:19 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 November 2038 at 08:59 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 398 326 km

Moon is 398 326 km (247 508 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 419 km (252 537 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 1 November 2038 at 00:41 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 November 2038 at 11:00 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 1 November 2038 at 16:10 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.732°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.829° in the next northern standstill on 16 November 2038 at 07:17 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 11 November 2038 at 22:27 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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