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Moon phase on 6 November 2050 Sunday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2050 | November 2050

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 6 November 2050 at 09:57 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1788"

Lunar disc appears visually 8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2050 after 22 days on 28 November 2050 at 15:09.

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 628 / 1581

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 628 of Meeus index or 1581 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 53 minutes. It is 1 hour and 16 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 9 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 54 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠212°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠212°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠245°.

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2050 at 09:08 in ♈ Aries. 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 9 November 2050 at 06:44 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 400 886 km

The Moon is 400 886 km (249 099 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 118 km (251 729 mi).

Moon after descending node

7 days after descending node on 30 October 2050 at 11:12 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 13 November 2050 at 17:21 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

20 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 2 November 2050 at 04:32 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.778°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.791° at the point of next southern standstill on 16 November 2050 at 17:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 14 November 2050 at 13:41 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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