Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 November 2049 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | November 2049

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

Waxing Crescent 37% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 37% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 26 October 2049 at 16:15.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1934".

Beaver Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2049 after 8 days on 9 November 2049 at 15:38.

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 616 / 1569

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 616 of Meeus index or 1569 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 616 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 5 minutes longer than next lunation 617 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 37 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 26 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠278.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠278.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠310.2°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 19 October 2049 at 18:32 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 November 2049 at 18:03 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 119 km

Moon is 364 119 km (226 253 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 370 118 km (229 981 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 28 October 2049 at 15:39 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 10 November 2049 at 14:33 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 29 October 2049 at 23:11 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.292°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.270° in the next northern standstill on 12 November 2049 at 00:36 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 9 November 2049 at 15:38 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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