Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 November 2069 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | November 2069

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% 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 5 November 2069 at 20:40.

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 ∠5° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1939".

Beaver Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2069 after 16 days on 28 November 2069 at 13:46.

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 863 / 1816

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 863 of Meeus index or 1816 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 34 minutes. It is 26 minutes shorter 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 5 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 13 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠161.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠161.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠185.4°.

Moon before perigee

13 days after point of perigee on 30 October 2069 at 09:15 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 day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 November 2069 at 07:36 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 405 119 km

The Moon is 405 119 km (251 729 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 514 km (252 596 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♏ Scorpio at 11:24 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 26 November 2069 at 10:32 in ♉ Taurus.

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New draconic month

At 11:24 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days since the previous standstill on 2 November 2069 at 01:44 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.271°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.293° at the point of next southern standstill on 16 November 2069 at 09:59 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 13 November 2069 at 22:38 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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