Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 November 2060 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | November 2060

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 14 November 2060 at 23:48.

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 in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1943".

Cold Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2060 after 16 days on 7 December 2060 at 14:48.

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 752 / 1705

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 752 of Meeus index or 1705 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2060. It is 26 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 6 hours and 6 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 57 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠174.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠174.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠199.1°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 01:49. It is 13 days after previous perigee on 7 November 2060 at 22:11 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next perigee on 6 December 2060 at 09:57 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 406 318 km

This apogee Moon is 406 318 km (252 474 mi) away from Earth. It is 910 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 391 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 20 November 2060 at 10:05 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 12 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 4 December 2060 at 10:07 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days since the previous standstill on 11 November 2060 at 10:15 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.098°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.046° at the point of next southern standstill on 25 November 2060 at 22:28 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 23 November 2060 at 04:16 in ♐ Sagittarius 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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