Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 November 2061 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | November 2061

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

Waning Crescent 12% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 4 November 2061 at 10:53.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1842"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1842" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2061 after 18 days on 27 November 2061 at 06:32.

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 764 / 1717

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 764 of Meeus index or 1717 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

Length of current 764 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 765 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠120.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠120.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.2°. 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

9 days after point of perigee on 30 October 2061 at 10:28 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 15 November 2061 at 02:30 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 389 209 km

Moon is 389 209 km (241 843 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 329 km (252 481 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 21:38 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 23 November 2061 at 11:10 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 1 November 2061 at 14:48 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.559°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.489° in the next southern standstill on 15 November 2061 at 15:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 12 November 2061 at 03:40 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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