New Moon November 2023: The New Beaver Moon
Mark your calendars for the next November 2023 New Moon. The next November new moon is Monday November 13, 2023 4:27 AM EST or 9:27 AM UTC based on the data provided by NASA. It will be the eleventh new moon on the calendar for 2023.
A new moon is the first lunar phase that happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average. The moon itself is not visible though you may be able to “see” it because it blocks the visibility of the stars behind it.
Ready to dive a little deeper into the November 2023 New Moon? Learn more about the moon’s nicknames and other facts.
The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year in the United States. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local time zone may be different, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.
What is the name of the November 2023 New Moon?
One name for the November 2023 New Moon is the New Beaver Moon. It’s not likely a name you would have immediately guessed. The New Beaver Moon is inspired by nature as this nickname comes from the time when Native Americans and early settlers would set traps to catch beavers to have warm furs for the winter. Another nickname for the November new moon is the Frosty Moon.
Depending on the year, the November new moon’s name switches based on which full moon it starts the cycle for. The November 13th new moon was the start of the November Full Moon in 2023. In other years, the new moon in November may be the start of the December Full Moon Lunar Cycle.
Which season includes the November New Moon?
In 2023, the November New Moon will be the second new moon of the Autumn 2023 season. It will be the second new moon after the Autumnal Equinox in 2023.
The Autumnal Equinox marks the beginning of astronomical autumn and the end of astronomical summer in the Northern Hemisphere.
In 2023, the Autumnal Equinox will be Saturday September 23, 2023 2:50 AM EDT or 6:50 AM UTC.
Depending on the year, the November New Moon could occur either be the second or third new moon of Autumn, depending on if the September New Moon happens before or after the Autumnal Equinox.
When is the full moon for the 2023 New Beaver Moon?
The full moon for the New Beaver Moon will be in November 2023. The Full Beaver Moon will be on Monday November 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST or 9:16 AM UTC, and will be the full moon in Gemini.
Also interesting to note, in 2023, this will be one of the few new moon-full moon cycles that will be in the same month.
November 2023 Moon Phases in Eastern Time and UTC
Below are the lunar phases for November 2023 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that are on the schedule for each month. The date and times are based on both the United States Eastern Time Zone and UTC, adjusted for daylight saving time.
|Lunar Phase||US Eastern Date & Time||UTC Date & Time|
|November Last Quarter||November 5, 2023 3:37 AM EST||November 5, 2023 8:37 AM UTC|
|November New Moon||November 13, 2023 4:27 AM EST||November 13, 2023 9:27 AM UTC|
|November First Quarter||November 20, 2023 5:50 AM EST||November 20, 2023 10:50 AM UTC|
|November Full Moon||November 27, 2023 4:16 AM EST||November 27, 2023 9:16 AM UTC|
Future November New Moons
Wondering when in the future the new moons will occur in November beyond November 2023 new moon? Here’s a list through 2029.
|Year||Day of the week||Future November New Moons|
|2023||Monday||November 13, 2023 4:27 AM EST|
|2024||Friday||November 1, 2024 7:47 AM EDT|
|2025||Thursday||November 20, 2025 1:47 AM EST|
|2026||Monday||November 9, 2026 2:02 AM EST|
|2027||Saturday||November 27, 2027 10:24 PM EST|
|2028||Thursday||November 16, 2028 8:18 AM EST|
|2029||Monday||November 5, 2029 11:24 PM EST|
Past November New Moons
And what about the past? Here is when the new moon occurred in the past for November.
|Year||Day of the week||Past November New Moons|
|2022||Wednesday||November 23, 2022 5:57 PM EST|
|2021||Thursday||November 4, 2021 4:15 PM EDT|
|2020||Sunday||November 15, 2020 12:07 AM EST|
|2019||Tuesday||November 26, 2019 10:06 AM EST|
|2018||Wednesday||November 7, 2018 11:02 AM EST|
|2017||Saturday||November 18, 2017 6:42 AM EST|
Frequently Asked Questions
Have additional questions about the November New Moons? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.
The November 2022 New Moon was on Wednesday November 23, 2022 5:57 PM EST or 10:57 PM UTC. This was the third new moon of the Autumn 2022 season as the September 2022 new moon occurred after the Autumnal Equinox.