Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 November 2071 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2071 | November 2071

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

Waning Crescent 20% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 14 November 2071 at 14:24.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1929"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1929" and ∠1941".

Cold Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2071 after 19 days on 7 December 2071 at 06:57.

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 888 / 1841

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 888 of Meeus index or 1841 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 10 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 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 1 hour and 26 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 37 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠67.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠67.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠102.9°.

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 12 November 2071 at 01:07 in ♋ Cancer. 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 27 November 2071 at 16:12 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 371 570 km

The Moon is 371 570 km (230 883 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 10 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 865 km (251 571 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 01:15 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 1 December 2071 at 07:18 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 01:15 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 11 November 2071 at 00:34 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.336°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.413° at the point of next southern standstill on 24 November 2071 at 07:52 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 21 November 2071 at 18:59 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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