Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 November 2044 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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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 38% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 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 in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1781"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1781" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2044 after 8 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 6 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 24 November 2044 at 06:42 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 6 December 2044 at 08:05 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 402 424 km

The Moon is 402 424 km (250 055 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 9 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 359 749 km (223 538 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after descending node on 13 November 2044 at 12:05 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, 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

25 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

4 days 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 9 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 8 days

In 8 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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