Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 November 2059 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2059 | November 2059

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 7 days on 28 October 2059 at 04:31.

Moonrise and moonset

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 entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2059 after 15 days on 19 November 2059 at 13:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 739 / 1692

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 739 of Meeus index or 1692 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 22 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2059. It is 44 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 38 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠197.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠197.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠225.8°.

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 1 November 2059 at 04:40 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 17 November 2059 at 04:17 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 401 495 km

The Moon is 401 495 km (249 477 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 12 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 363 733 km (226 013 mi).

Moon before descending node

13 days after ascending node on 22 October 2059 at 10:13 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 5 November 2059 at 17:51 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

13 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 26 October 2059 at 00:58 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.221°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.235° at the point of next southern standstill on 9 November 2059 at 16:49 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 5 November 2059 at 09:11 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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