Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 6 February 2029 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | February 2029

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 44% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 44% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 5 February 2029 at 21:52 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1940"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1940" and ∠1945".

Snow Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2029 after 22 days on 28 February 2029 at 17:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 359 / 1312

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 1 February 2029 at 12:21 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 February 2029 at 11:59 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 369 549 km

Moon is 369 549 km (229 627 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 812 km (252 160 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days 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 3 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

23 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 before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 26 January 2029 at 12:31 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.172°. Next day 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 6 days

After 6 days on 13 February 2029 at 10:31 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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