Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 16 November 2038 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | November 2038

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

Waning Gibbous 82% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 82% and getting smaller. The 19 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 11 November 2038 at 22:27.

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 in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1817"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1817" and ∠1941".

Beaver Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2038 after 25 days on 11 December 2038 at 17:30.

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 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 after apogee

5 days after point of apogee on 11 November 2038 at 08:59 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 November 2038 at 22:45 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 394 526 km

Moon is 394 526 km (245 147 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 562 km (222 179 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 15 November 2038 at 11:00 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 28 November 2038 at 08:54 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 07:17 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠23.829°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-23.865° in its southern standstill point on 29 November 2038 at 02:24 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 26 November 2038 at 13:47 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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