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Moon phase on 29 November 2031 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2031 | November 2031

Full Moon phase
Full Moon phase
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 15 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 28 November 2031 at 23:18 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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1802"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1802" and ∠1945".

It is Beaver Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Beaver of November 2031.

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 394 / 1347

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 394 of Meeus index or 1347 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 56 minutes. It is 55 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 48 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 21 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠312.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠312.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠334.7°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 17 November 2031 at 22:07 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 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 3 December 2031 at 22:35 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 397 781 km

The Moon is 397 781 km (247 170 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 4 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 355 km (251 876 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 27 November 2031 at 14:01 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 12 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 12 December 2031 at 01:37 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

14 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 16 November 2031 at 18:24 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.336°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠20.350° at the point of next northern standstill on 30 November 2031 at 00:08 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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