Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 November 2044 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2044 | November 2044

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 19 November 2044 at 14:58.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1772"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1772" and ∠1943".

Cold Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2044 after 12 days on 4 December 2044 at 23:34.

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 555 / 1508

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 555 of Meeus index or 1508 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 37 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 5 hours and 11 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠126.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠126.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠156.9°.

Moon before perigee

14 days after point of perigee on 8 November 2044 at 06:14 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 24 November 2044 at 06:42 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 404 457 km

The Moon is 404 457 km (251 318 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 513 km (251 974 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after descending node on 13 November 2044 at 12:05 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 27 November 2044 at 20:02 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

21 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 21 November 2044 at 22:50 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.089°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.056° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 December 2044 at 19:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 4 December 2044 at 23:34 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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