Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 January 2029 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | January 2029

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 7 January 2029 at 13:26.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1862"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1862" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2029 after 16 days on 30 January 2029 at 06:03.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 358 / 1311

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 358 of Meeus index or 1311 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 358 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 18 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than next lunation 359 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠63.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠63.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠99.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 5 January 2029 at 04:16 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 January 2029 at 18:08 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 384 860 km

Moon is 384 860 km (239 141 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 884 km (251 583 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 21:21 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 28 January 2029 at 08:40 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 21:21 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 12 January 2029 at 00:15 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.199°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.172° in the next northern standstill on 26 January 2029 at 12:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 14 January 2029 at 17:24 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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