Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 November 2054 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | November 2054

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

Waxing Crescent 24% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 30 October 2054 at 20:01.

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 ∠10° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1811"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1811" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2054 after 10 days on 15 November 2054 at 08:49.

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 678 / 1631

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 678 of Meeus index or 1631 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 678 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 32 minutes. It is 2 hours and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 679 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠44°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠44°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠72.4°. 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 before apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2054 at 01:15 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 8 November 2054 at 19:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 395 836 km

Moon is 395 836 km (245 961 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 372 km (251 265 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 25 October 2054 at 21:32 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 November 2054 at 04:08 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 07:53 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-19.520°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠19.632° in its northern standstill point on 18 November 2054 at 17:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 15 November 2054 at 08:49 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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