Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 November 2028 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2028 | November 2028

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

Waning Crescent 32% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and getting smaller. The 23 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 9 November 2028 at 21:26.

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 ∠11° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1939".

Cold Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2028 after 20 days on 2 December 2028 at 01:40.

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 356 / 1309

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 356 of Meeus index or 1309 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 21 minutes. It is 2 hours and 27 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 2 hours and 23 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 46 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠18.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠18.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠37.4°.

Moon before apogee

13 days after point of apogee on 29 October 2028 at 06:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 14 November 2028 at 05:53 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 364 047 km

The Moon is 364 047 km (226 208 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 363 613 km (225 939 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after descending node on 7 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 20 November 2028 at 04:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

18 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 5 November 2028 at 12:08 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠25.251°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠-25.208° at the point of next southern standstill on 18 November 2028 at 07:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 16 November 2028 at 13:18 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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