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Moon phase on 4 November 2061 Friday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | November 2061

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 50% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 50% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 4 November 2061 at 10:53 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1932"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1932" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2061 after 22 days on 27 November 2061 at 06:32.

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 764 / 1717

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 764 of Meeus index or 1717 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠120.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠120.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠151.2°.

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 30 October 2061 at 10:28 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 15 November 2061 at 02:30 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 371 064 km

The Moon is 371 064 km (230 568 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 10 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 329 km (252 481 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after ascending node on 27 October 2061 at 02:38 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 8 November 2061 at 21:38 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

8 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 1 November 2061 at 14:48 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.559°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.489° at the point of next southern standstill on 15 November 2061 at 15:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 12 November 2061 at 03:40 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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