Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 November 2088 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2088 | November 2088

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 5 November 2088 at 19:22.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1833"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1833" and ∠1939".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2088 after 17 days on 28 November 2088 at 14:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1098 / 2051

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 1098 of Meeus index or 2051 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 1098 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 52 minutes. It is 2 hours and 28 minutes shorter than next lunation 1099 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 8 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 55 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠96.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠96.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠131.6°. 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

9 days after point of perigee on 1 November 2088 at 14:54 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 November 2088 at 14:57 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 391 079 km

Moon is 391 079 km (243 005 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 757 km (252 126 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♎ Libra at 08:03 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 25 November 2088 at 20:19 in ♈ Aries.

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New draconic month

At 08:03 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 2 November 2088 at 06:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.864°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.899° in the next southern standstill on 15 November 2088 at 20:48 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 13 November 2088 at 06:32 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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