Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 November 2082 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | November 2082

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 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 13 November 2082 at 12:46.

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 ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1942".

Cold Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2082 after 16 days on 5 December 2082 at 08:57.

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 1024 / 1977

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1024 of Meeus index or 1977 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 1024 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 29 minutes. It is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 1025 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠358°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠13.3°. 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 perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 4 November 2082 at 15:15 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 November 2082 at 09:39 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 363 313 km

Moon is 363 313 km (225 752 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 890 km (222 383 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 13 November 2082 at 14:12 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 November 2082 at 01:01 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 9 November 2082 at 00:08 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.510°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.458° in the next southern standstill on 21 November 2082 at 22:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 20 November 2082 at 04:19 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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