Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 6 November 2036 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | November 2036

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

Waning Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 4 November 2036 at 00:44.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1910"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1910" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2036 after 27 days on 3 December 2036 at 14:08.

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 455 / 1408

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 455 of Meeus index or 1408 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 24 minutes. It is 2 hours and 56 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 20 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 49 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠46.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠46.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠76°.

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of apogee on 28 October 2036 at 07:33 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 11 November 2036 at 18:21 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 375 342 km

The Moon is 375 342 km (233 227 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 5 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 370 165 km (230 010 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after descending node on 27 October 2036 at 20:06 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 10 November 2036 at 12:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

22 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, 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 25 October 2036 at 00:51 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.273°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠20.402° at the point of next northern standstill on 8 November 2036 at 06:31 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 18 November 2036 at 00:14 in ♐ Sagittarius 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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