Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 November 2085 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | November 2085

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

Waxing Crescent 29% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 29% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 17 November 2085 at 08:20.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1957"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1957" and ∠1943".

Cold Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2085 after 8 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 1062 / 2015

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1062 of Meeus index or 2015 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 1062 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 18 minutes. It is 1 hour and 32 minutes longer than next lunation 1063 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 33 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠271.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠271.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠305°. 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 10 November 2085 at 18:58 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 November 2085 at 13:37 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 366 280 km

Moon is 366 280 km (227 596 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 952 km (229 878 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 19 November 2085 at 09:10 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 December 2085 at 07:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 19 November 2085 at 01:11 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.309°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.305° in the next northern standstill on 1 December 2085 at 23:22 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 1 December 2085 at 08:10 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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