Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 17 November 2049 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | November 2049

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 51% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 17 November 2049 at 14:32 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1941".

Cold Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2049 after 21 days on 9 December 2049 at 07:28.

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 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 16 November 2049 at 15:07 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 November 2049 at 11:08 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 017 km

Moon is 405 017 km (251 666 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 491 km (227 727 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 10 November 2049 at 14:33 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 25 November 2049 at 00:12 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 12 November 2049 at 00:36 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.270°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.274° in the next southern standstill on 26 November 2049 at 06:55 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 25 November 2049 at 05:35 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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