Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 8 November 2053 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Libra.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 3 November 2053 at 05:37.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1872" and ∠1937".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2053 after 17 days on 25 November 2053 at 22:21.
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.
The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 665 of Meeus index or 1618 from Brown series.
Length of current 665 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 666 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠71.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠106.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
8 days after point of perigee on 31 October 2053 at 10:02 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 November 2053 at 03:37 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 382 965 km (237 963 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 957 km (251 629 mi).
2 days after its ascending node on 5 November 2053 at 16:13 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 November 2053 at 23:07 in ♓ Pisces.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
7 days after previous North standstill on 31 October 2053 at 15:02 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.541°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.637° in the next southern standstill on 14 November 2053 at 03:32 in ♑ Capricorn.
After 1 day on 10 November 2053 at 10:55 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.