Crescent ♐ Sagittarius
Moon phase on 12 November 2053 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 10 November 2053 at 10:55.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 7.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1792" and ∠1939".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2053 after 13 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 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 666 of Meeus index or 1619 from Brown series.
Length of current 666 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 45 minutes. It is 2 hours and 8 minutes shorter than next lunation 667 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 1 minute longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 2 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠106.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠141.1°. 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°).
12 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 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 November 2053 at 03:37 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 399 872 km (248 469 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 957 km (251 629 mi).
6 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 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 November 2053 at 23:07 in ♓ Pisces.
6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
11 days after previous North standstill on 31 October 2053 at 15:02 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.541°. Next day 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 13 days on 25 November 2053 at 22:21 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.