Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 2 November 2097 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | November 2097

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 27 October 2097 at 19:56.

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 ∠22° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1855"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1855" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2097 after 17 days on 19 November 2097 at 13:03.

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 1209 / 2162

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 1209 of Meeus index or 2162 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 1209 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 23 minutes. It is 2 hours and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 1210 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠76.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠76.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠112.4°. 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 24 October 2097 at 15:32 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 9 November 2097 at 12:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 386 350 km

Moon is 386 350 km (240 067 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 184 km (251 770 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 21 October 2097 at 09:50 in ♉ Taurus, 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 3 November 2097 at 09:02 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, 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 25 October 2097 at 18:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.974°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.959° in the next southern standstill on 8 November 2097 at 10:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 4 November 2097 at 02:08 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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