Full Moon in November 2022

Written by Apple Updated Sep. 13, 2022

The full moon in November occurs on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. It is called “Beaver Moon”. Wishes made at the preceding new moon are supposed to come true at this November’s full moon, which is associated with responsibility, patience, and practicalness in astrology.

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Full Moon November 2022

When to See the Full Moon in November 2022

November’s full moon occurs on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. It is approximately 391,736 km (243,414 miles) from Earth in Taurus.

November’s full moon will rise after dusk. It will peak when reaches its highest point in the sky at Taurus around midnight and set around sunrise the next morning, being visible for a duration of about 8 hours.

The best time to see the full moon in China is at about 08:00 p.m., at 8:36 p.m. EDT, in the US, and at 01:36 a.m. in the UK.

Why Is It Called the Beaver Moon?

Traditionally, the full moon's name derives from Native American colonial and European cultures.

The Beaver Moon is the eleventh full moon of the year. The full moon in November is named after beavers because this is the time when beavers are particularly active. They are busy building dams to prepare for the winter.

Beavers often appear on the banks of rivers and streams in November. They collect wood to support their dams before the rivers begin to freeze. It was also the time when Native American tribes and later European settlers set beaver traps. They wanted beaver fur to keep warm in winter.

Astrological Meanings of the Full Moon in Taurus November 2022

November 2022’s full moon is in the sign of Taurus. Represented by the bull, Taurus is an earth sign that has astrological meanings of diligence, realism, and dependability.

Taurus is ruled by Venus, the planet representing love, art, and beauty. Taurus is the second astrological sign in the zodiac, spanning from30° to 60° of the zodiac. It is a Spring constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Aries and Gemini.

When the full moon in November occurs, the sun and the moon meet at 1°13 ′ in Taurus, which is a position where we need to calm their emotions and relieve their stress. It reminds us to pay attention to decisions related to reality and abandon unrealistic fantasies in order to get a stable life.

The Effects of the November's Full Moon on the Astrological Signs

This November’s full moon occurs in Taurus. Taurus is a fixed earth sign and is compatible with the air signs, such as Gemini and Libra as well as the fire signs including Aries, Leo, Scorpio, and Sagittarius, so November's full moon in Taurus should favor those signs. 

Cultural and Religious Representation

The Moon has influenced human culture for thousands of years, and the full moon and new moon phases in particular. Festivals in many countries are related to the full moon phase, including Mid-Autumn Festival and Lantern Festival in China, Easter in the United States, and Navaratri in India.

In the past, it was believed that the moon caused many forms of mental illness and even could cause disasters. Many people believe that the moon is related to life phenomena. Many plausible claims are found in folklore, religion, astrology, literature and art, and modern film and television media.

When Is the Next Full Moon Day

The next full moon will occur on December 8, 2022. It will be the closest full moon to the winter solstice. It is also called the Cold Moon because the full moon occurs when the weather is pretty cold at the time of the year.

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