Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 November 2097 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | November 2097

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

Waxing Crescent 18% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 4 November 2097 at 02:08.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2097 after 11 days on 19 November 2097 at 13:03.

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 1210 / 2163

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1210 of Meeus index or 2163 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 1210 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 18 minutes. It is 1 hour and 48 minutes shorter than next lunation 1211 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠112.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠112.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠145.6°. 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

14 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 day, 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 405 226 km

Moon is 405 226 km (251 796 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 184 km (251 770 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 3 November 2097 at 09:02 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 17 November 2097 at 19:55 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 10:53 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-27.959°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠27.924° in its northern standstill point on 22 November 2097 at 02:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 19 November 2097 at 13:03 in ♉ Taurus, 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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