Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 13 November 2022 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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

Waning Gibbous 77% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 77% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 8 November 2022 at 11:02.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1939".

Beaver Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2022 after 24 days on 8 December 2022 at 04:08.

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 282 / 1235

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 282 of Meeus index or 1235 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 9 minutes. It is 49 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 36 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 34 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠299.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠299.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠325.5°.

Moon before perigee

14 days after point of perigee on 29 October 2022 at 14:48 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 14 November 2022 at 06:41 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 405 369 km

The Moon is 405 369 km (251 885 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 924 km (251 608 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 8 November 2022 at 06:08 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 22 November 2022 at 16:23 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 12 November 2022 at 14:17 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.497°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.471° at the point of next southern standstill on 26 November 2022 at 08:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 23 November 2022 at 22:57 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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