Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 January 2029 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | January 2029

Waxing Gibbous phase
Waxing Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 14 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 22 January 2029 at 19:23.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1911"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1911" and ∠1948".

Wolf Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2029 after 1 day 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 359 / 1312

The Moon is 14 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 359 of Meeus index or 1312 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

Length of current 359 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 7 minutes. It is 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 360 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠99.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠99.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠136.2°. 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 perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 20 January 2029 at 18:08 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 February 2029 at 12:21 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 375 034 km

Moon is 375 034 km (233 035 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 336 km (225 767 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 28 January 2029 at 08:40 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 February 2029 at 03:07 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 26 January 2029 at 12:31 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.172°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.127° in the next southern standstill on 8 February 2029 at 06:14 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 30 January 2029 at 06:03 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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