Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 November 2077 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2077 | November 2077

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

Waning Crescent 31% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 31% and getting smaller. The 24 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 7 November 2077 at 12:09.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1938".

Beaver Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2077 after 20 days on 29 November 2077 at 21:43.

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 962 / 1915

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 962 of Meeus index or 1915 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 962 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 53 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2077. It is 47 minutes longer than next lunation 963 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 9 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 54 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠194.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠194.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠222.6°. 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 before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 30 October 2077 at 10:09 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 November 2077 at 17:19 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 402 238 km

Moon is 402 238 km (249 939 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 768 km (252 133 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 1 November 2077 at 18:57 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 16 November 2077 at 02:10 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 4 November 2077 at 15:36 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.487°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.504° in the next southern standstill on 19 November 2077 at 07:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 15 November 2077 at 17:00 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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