Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 16 November 2063 Friday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | November 2063

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

Waning Crescent 18% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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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 13 November 2063 at 10:56.

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 is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1941".

Cold Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2063 after 19 days on 5 December 2063 at 20:06.

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 789 / 1742

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 789 of Meeus index or 1742 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 789 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 23 minutes. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes shorter than next lunation 790 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 21 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 48 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠31.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠31.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠55.4°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 13:06, this is 15 days after last apogee on 31 October 2063 at 16:27 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 28 November 2063 at 12:23 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 367 684 km

This perigee Moon is 367 684 km (228 468 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 176 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 2 672 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 14 November 2063 at 02:41 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 November 2063 at 08:58 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 9 November 2063 at 09:36 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.872°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.805° in the next southern standstill on 22 November 2063 at 06:16 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 20 November 2063 at 06:09 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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