Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 November 2066 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2066 | November 2066

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

Waning Crescent 38% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% 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 10 November 2066 at 05:45.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1804"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1804" and ∠1939".

Cold Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2066 after 20 days on 1 December 2066 at 19:16.

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 826 / 1779

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 826 of Meeus index or 1779 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 826 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 23 minutes. It is 11 minutes longer than next lunation 827 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 ∠304.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠304.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠328.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 7 November 2066 at 14:36 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 November 2066 at 10:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 397 242 km

Moon is 397 242 km (246 835 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 077 km (224 984 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 6 November 2066 at 05:30 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 November 2066 at 21:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 5 November 2066 at 05:38 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.974°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.944° in the next southern standstill on 19 November 2066 at 02:52 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 17 November 2066 at 13:06 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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