Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 November 2044 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2044 | November 2044

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

Waxing Crescent 38% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 19 November 2044 at 14:58.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1781"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1781" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2044 after 8 days on 4 December 2044 at 23:34.

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 555 / 1508

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 555 of Meeus index or 1508 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 555 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 37 minutes shorter than next lunation 556 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 11 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠126.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠126.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠156.9°. 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

2 days after point of apogee on 24 November 2044 at 06:42 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 6 December 2044 at 08:05 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 402 424 km

Moon is 402 424 km (250 055 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 749 km (223 538 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 13 November 2044 at 12:05 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 November 2044 at 20:02 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 21 November 2044 at 22:50 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.089°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.056° in the next northern standstill on 5 December 2044 at 19:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 4 December 2044 at 23:34 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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