Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 November 2036 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | November 2036

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

Waxing Crescent 20% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 18 November 2036 at 00:14.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1943".

Cold Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2036 after 11 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 456 / 1409

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 456 of Meeus index or 1409 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 20 minutes. It is 2 hours and 40 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 36 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 27 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠76°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠76°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠113°.

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of perigee on 11 November 2036 at 18:21 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 25 November 2036 at 04:24 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 402 117 km

The Moon is 402 117 km (249 864 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 313 km (251 228 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after ascending node on 10 November 2036 at 12:58 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 23 November 2036 at 22:06 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

11 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 21 November 2036 at 10:22 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.497°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.561° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 December 2036 at 14:26 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 3 December 2036 at 14:08 in ♊ Gemini 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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