Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 November 2046 Monday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2046 | November 2046

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% 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 21 November 2046 at 06:10.

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 in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1956"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2046 after 16 days on 13 December 2046 at 09:55.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 579 / 1532

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 579 of Meeus index or 1532 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 579 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 33 minutes. It is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than next lunation 580 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 11 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 58 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠16.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠16.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠35.1°. 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 perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 25 November 2046 at 18:09 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 December 2046 at 12:36 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 366 492 km

Moon is 366 492 km (227 728 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 833 km (251 552 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 18 November 2046 at 21:00 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 December 2046 at 12:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 16 November 2046 at 01:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.076°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.048° in the next southern standstill on 28 November 2046 at 22:56 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 27 November 2046 at 21:50 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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