Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 3 November 2053 Monday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2053 | November 2053

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

Last Quarter 47% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 47% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 3 November 2053 at 05:37 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 ∠15° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2053 after 22 days on 25 November 2053 at 22:21.

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 665 / 1618

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 665 of Meeus index or 1618 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.58 days

Length of current 665 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 666 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠71.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠71.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠106.8°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 31 October 2053 at 10:02 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 November 2053 at 03:37 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 364 548 km

Moon is 364 548 km (226 520 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 957 km (251 629 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 23 October 2053 at 18:33 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 5 November 2053 at 16:13 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 31 October 2053 at 15:02 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.541°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.637° in the next southern standstill on 14 November 2053 at 03:32 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 10 November 2053 at 10:55 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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