Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 5 November 2030 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2030 | November 2030

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

Waxing Gibbous 80% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 80% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 2 November 2030 at 11:56.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1866"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1866" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2030 after 4 days on 10 November 2030 at 03:30.

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 381 / 1334

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 381 of Meeus index or 1334 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 30 minutes. It is 16 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 55 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠332.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠332.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠349.8°.

Moon before perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2030 at 12:07 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 November 2030 at 05:00 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 384 138 km

The Moon is 384 138 km (238 692 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 993 km (252 272 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 29 October 2030 at 03:24 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 11 November 2030 at 18:45 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

7 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 29 October 2030 at 20:28 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.941°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠21.904° at the point of next northern standstill on 12 November 2030 at 16:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 10 November 2030 at 03:30 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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