Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 November 2041 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | November 2041

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

Waning Crescent 5% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 15 November 2041 at 16:06.

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 is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1799"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1799" and ∠1943".

Cold Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2041 after 16 days on 7 December 2041 at 17:42.

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 517 / 1470

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 517 of Meeus index or 1470 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 517 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 6 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes longer than next lunation 518 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 22 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 41 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠229.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠229.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠265.9°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 17 November 2041 at 10:08 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 December 2041 at 16:20 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 398 409 km

Moon is 398 409 km (247 560 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 538 km (229 620 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 17:04 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 4 December 2041 at 20:02 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 11 November 2041 at 19:44 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.827°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.785° in the next southern standstill on 26 November 2041 at 07:01 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 23 November 2041 at 17:36 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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