Find out what's up in your night sky during November 2020 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide. If the moon were full, we'd call it a "supermoon." And those conditions apply for a few days before and after each lunar phase. When is the next full moon? So there’s your answer: The coming first quarter Moon will “ride super low” as it crosses the sky. NASA also refers to this full moon as the GRAIL Moon, the LADEE moon and the OSIRIS-REx Moon to mark three missions that launched on the day of the full moon, in … When you see a moon low in the sky it is because you are seeing it through a greater thickness of Earth's atmosphere. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. The new moon arrives on the same day the moon reaches perigee, its closest point to Earth. The waning crescent moon – rising shortly before sunup – will enhance, not interfere with, the North Taurid meteor shower on the expected peak night of November 11-12, 2020. See the Moon phase calendar. Today's Waning Gibbous Phase. Also remember that low Moons are often more yellow or orange, and tend to look much larger, so … | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky What is the moon illusion? Moon Phase Today: Visit the November 2020 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month. Why will the moon appear to be so low? This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. Moon Phases for 2020 or any year with full moon and new moon times. The Waning Gibbous on November 7 has an illumination of 61%.