Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 November 2100 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | November 2100

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 2 November 2100 at 03:14.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2100 after 12 days on 16 November 2100 at 22:19.

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 1247 / 2200

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1247 of Meeus index or 2200 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 46 minutes. It is 1 hour and 10 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 58 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠356.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠356.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠11.7°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 2 November 2100 at 08:19 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 16 November 2100 at 05:23 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 365 634 km

The Moon is 365 634 km (227 194 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 471 km (252 569 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after descending node on 28 October 2100 at 20:12 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 10 November 2100 at 08:11 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

21 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 23 October 2100 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.129°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠-28.051° at the point of next southern standstill on 5 November 2100 at 05:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 16 November 2100 at 22:19 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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