Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 November 2055 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | November 2055

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

Waning Crescent 36% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 36% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 12 November 2055 at 05:38.

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 passing about ∠7° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1951"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1951" and ∠1939".

Cold Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2055 after 20 days on 4 December 2055 at 05:40.

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 690 / 1643

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 690 of Meeus index or 1643 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 690 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 45 minutes. It is 1 hour and 56 minutes shorter than next lunation 691 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 59 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 10 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠7.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠24.3°. 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 1 November 2055 at 20:44 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 November 2055 at 09:42 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 367 405 km

Moon is 367 405 km (228 295 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 295 km (223 877 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 11 November 2055 at 01:13 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 23 November 2055 at 14:19 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

2 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 northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 9 November 2055 at 06:27 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.007°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.087° in the next southern standstill on 21 November 2055 at 23:06 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 18 November 2055 at 20:34 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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