Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 November 2001 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2001 | November 2001

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

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 8 November 2001 at 12:21.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1938".

Beaver Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2001 after 20 days on 30 November 2001 at 20:49.

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 22 / 975

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 22 of Meeus index or 975 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 27 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 42 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠30.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠30.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠53.5°.

Moon before apogee

14 days after point of apogee on 26 October 2001 at 20:12 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 11 November 2001 at 17:37 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 363 408 km

The Moon is 363 408 km (225 811 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 367 259 km (228 204 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 4 November 2001 at 23:58 in ♊ Gemini. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 17 November 2001 at 19:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 6 November 2001 at 00:19 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠24.154°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠-24.211° at the point of next southern standstill on 18 November 2001 at 22:30 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 15 November 2001 at 06:40 in ♏ Scorpio the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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