Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 November 2026 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2026 | November 2026

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 1 November 2026 at 20:28.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1836"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1836" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2026 after 17 days on 24 November 2026 at 14:53.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 331 / 1284

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 331 of Meeus index or 1284 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 12 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠94.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠94.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠129.9°.

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2026 at 18:01 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 6 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 November 2026 at 17:50 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 390 356 km

The Moon is 390 356 km (242 556 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 6 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 619 km (252 040 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after descending node on 3 November 2026 at 03:02 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 17 November 2026 at 11:49 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

17 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 29 October 2026 at 17:40 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.795°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.697° at the point of next southern standstill on 12 November 2026 at 09:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 9 November 2026 at 07:02 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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