Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 16 November 2038 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | November 2038

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

Waning Gibbous 82% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 82% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 11 November 2038 at 22:27.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1817"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1817" and ∠1941".

Beaver Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2038 after 25 days on 11 December 2038 at 17:30.

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 480 / 1433

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 480 of Meeus index or 1433 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 21 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 50 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 19 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠355.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠10.8°.

Moon after apogee

5 days after point of apogee on 11 November 2038 at 08:59 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 25 November 2038 at 22:45 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 394 526 km

The Moon is 394 526 km (245 147 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 9 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 562 km (222 179 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 15 November 2038 at 11:00 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 28 November 2038 at 08:54 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 07:17 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠23.829°. Over the next 12 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-23.865° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 29 November 2038 at 02:24.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 26 November 2038 at 13:47 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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