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Moon phase on 7 November 2054 Saturday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | November 2054

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

First Quarter 51% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 7 November 2054 at 08:34 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1773"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2054 after 7 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 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through 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

10 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 day, 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 404 362 km

Moon is 404 362 km (251 259 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 372 km (251 265 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 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 day, 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

12 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 after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 4 November 2054 at 07:53 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.520°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.632° in the next northern standstill on 18 November 2054 at 17:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 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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