Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 November 2070 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | November 2070

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

Waxing Crescent 26% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 26% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 2 November 2070 at 22:42.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2070 after 9 days on 18 November 2070 at 05:40.

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 876 / 1829

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 876 of Meeus index or 1829 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 11 minutes. It is 1 hour and 11 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 5 hours and 27 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠134.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠134.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠163.2°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 7 November 2070 at 02:03 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 19 November 2070 at 07:55 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 403 997 km

The Moon is 403 997 km (251 032 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 10 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 358 729 km (222 904 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 31 October 2070 at 23:32 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 15 November 2070 at 11:41 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

7 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 6 November 2070 at 16:41 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.443°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.488° at the point of next northern standstill on 20 November 2070 at 04:59 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 9 days

In 9 days on 18 November 2070 at 05:40 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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