November 9 Daily Correspondence Digest for the Northern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born.


The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Visit the November 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waxing Crescent Phase

The Waxing Crescent on November 10 has an illumination of 39%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On November 10 the Moon is 6.31 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Illumination: 39%
Moon Age: 6.31 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 370,770.34 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,110,583.43 km

Useful Moon Resources


If you need to calculate the planetary positions for a specific use and time, click on this link

To figure out GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) to your local time use this link

For Your Local Time and Date

Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

10 November 2021
04:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM CET
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:18 Scorpio 29
Moon:07 Aquarius 31
Mercury:07 Scorpio 35
Venus:04 Capricorn 51
Mars:07 Scorpio 28
Jupiter:23 Aquarius 14
Saturn:07 Aquarius 39
Uranus:12 Taurus 33 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 31 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 37
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 48
Mean Lunar Node:02 Gemini 15 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):12 Gemini 46
Chiron:09 Aries 06 Rx
Ceres:08 Gemini 46 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 04
Juno:28 Sagittarius 35
Vesta:26 Scorpio 49
Eris:24 Aries 00 Rx

Northwestern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Denver, Colorado, USA

November 10, 2021
12:00 am GMT 5:00 PM MT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:17 Scorpio 48
Moon:28 Capricorn 13
Mercury:06 Scorpio 31
Venus:04 Capricorn 15
Mars:07 Scorpio 01
Jupiter:23 Aquarius 11
Saturn:07 Aquarius 37
Uranus:12 Taurus 35 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 32 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 36
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 47
Mean Lunar Node:02 Gemini 17 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):12 Gemini 42
Chiron:09 Aries 07 Rx
Ceres:08 Gemini 53 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 04
Juno:28 Sagittarius 21
Vesta:26 Scorpio 27
Eris:24 Aries 00 Rx

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