Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 5 November 2085 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | November 2085

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

Waning Gibbous 84% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 84% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 1 November 2085 at 19:08.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1829"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1829" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2085 after 25 days on 1 December 2085 at 08:10.

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 1061 / 2014

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1061 of Meeus index or 2014 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 1061 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 1062 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠234.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠234.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠271.2°. 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

6 days after point of perigee on 29 October 2085 at 23:49 in ♓ Pisces. 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 10 November 2085 at 18:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 391 883 km

Moon is 391 883 km (243 505 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 585 km (251 397 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 4 November 2085 at 22:57 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 November 2085 at 09:10 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 4 November 2085 at 14:11 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.345°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.309° in the next southern standstill on 19 November 2085 at 01:11 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 17 November 2085 at 08:20 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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