Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 22 November 2070 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | November 2070

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

Waning Gibbous 76% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 76% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 18 November 2070 at 05:40.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon is entering ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1958"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1958" and ∠1943".

Beaver Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2070 after 25 days on 17 December 2070 at 16:05.

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 876 / 1829

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 876 of Meeus index or 1829 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

Length of current 876 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 11 minutes. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 877 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 27 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 36 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠134.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠134.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠163.2°. 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 19 November 2070 at 07:55 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 4 December 2070 at 13:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 366 093 km

Moon is 366 093 km (227 480 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 585 km (252 640 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 15 November 2070 at 11:41 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 November 2070 at 03:19 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 20 November 2070 at 04:59 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.488°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.543° in the next southern standstill on 4 December 2070 at 00:15 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 2 December 2070 at 16:53 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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