Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 November 2053 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2053 | November 2053

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

Waning Crescent 17% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 17% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 3 November 2053 at 05:37.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1918"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1918" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2053 after 19 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 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

6 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 9 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 373 803 km

Moon is 373 803 km (232 270 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 957 km (251 629 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 5 November 2053 at 16:13 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 November 2053 at 23:07 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 31 October 2053 at 15:02 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.541°. Next 7 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 3 days

After 3 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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