Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 November 2097 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | November 2097

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

Waning Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 19 November 2097 at 13:03.

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 in ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1943".

Beaver Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2097 after 27 days on 19 December 2097 at 00:04.

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 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 08:58, this is 11 days after last apogee on 9 November 2097 at 12:12 in ♑ Capricorn. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 7 December 2097 at 05:05 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 361 634 km

This perigee Moon is 361 634 km (224 709 mi) away from Earth. It is 874 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 8 722 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 17 November 2097 at 19:55 in ♈ Aries, 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 30 November 2097 at 14:46 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

13 days after previous South standstill on 8 November 2097 at 10:53 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.959°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.924° in the next northern standstill on 22 November 2097 at 02:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 3 December 2097 at 19:26 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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