Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 November 2079 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | November 2079

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

Waning Crescent 15% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 15% 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 15 November 2079 at 19:26.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1854"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1854" and ∠1942".

Cold Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2079 after 19 days on 8 December 2079 at 15:16.

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 987 / 1940

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 987 of Meeus index or 1940 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 987 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 10 minutes. It is 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter than next lunation 988 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 26 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 37 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠116.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠116.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠148.4°. 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 before apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 10 November 2079 at 21:38 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 November 2079 at 15:51 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 386 650 km

Moon is 386 650 km (240 253 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 258 km (252 437 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 7 November 2079 at 11:17 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 November 2079 at 06:11 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 12 November 2079 at 08:30 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.320°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.260° in the next southern standstill on 26 November 2079 at 04:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 23 November 2079 at 11:29 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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