Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 November 2070 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | November 2070

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

Waning Crescent 9% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 9% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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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 24 November 2070 at 20:20.

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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1812"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1812" and ∠1946".

Cold Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2070 after 18 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 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before apogee

10 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 5 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 395 543 km

Moon is 395 543 km (245 779 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 585 km (252 640 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 28 November 2070 at 03:19 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 12 December 2070 at 18:04 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 20 November 2070 at 04:59 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.488°. Next 4 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 3 days

After 3 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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