Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 November 2057 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | November 2057

Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 91% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 91% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 11 November 2057 at 06:24.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1940".

Beaver Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2057 after 26 days on 11 December 2057 at 00:46.

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 715 / 1668

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 715 of Meeus index or 1668 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 3 minutes. It is 3 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 41 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 28 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠318.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠318.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠339°.

Moon before perigee

14 days after point of perigee on 30 October 2057 at 17:10 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 15 November 2057 at 17:25 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 405 153 km

The Moon is 405 153 km (251 750 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 449 km (251 934 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♊ Gemini at 04:02 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 27 November 2057 at 21:30 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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New draconic month

At 04:02 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 1 November 2057 at 16:37 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-24.406°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠24.485° at the point of next northern standstill on 15 November 2057 at 14:41 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 26 November 2057 at 14:22 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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