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Moon phase on 5 November 2025 Wednesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2025 | November 2025

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 5 November 2025 at 13:19 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1936".

It is Beaver Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Beaver of November 2025.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 319 / 1272

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 319 of Meeus index or 1272 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 22 minutes. It is 34 minutes shorter 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 38 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 25 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠156.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠156.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠181.4°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 22:29. It is 12 days after previous apogee on 23 October 2025 at 23:31 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next apogee on 20 November 2025 at 02:48 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 356 833 km

This perigee Moon is 356 833 km (221 726 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2025. It is 5 675 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 408 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 1 November 2025 at 17:46 in ♓ Pisces. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 14 November 2025 at 06:38 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 26 October 2025 at 12:50 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.457°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.387° at the point of next northern standstill on 8 November 2025 at 11:41 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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