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Moon phase on 28 April 2029 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | April 2029

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 28 April 2029 at 10:37 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1905".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2029.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 5 May 2029 at 09:48
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 13 May 2029 at 13:42
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 21 May 2029 at 04:16
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 27 May 2029 at 18:37

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 362 / 1315

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 362 of Meeus index or 1315 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 362 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 2 minutes. It is 1 hour and 54 minutes longer than next lunation 363 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠188.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠188.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠213.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 27 April 2029 at 16:24 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 10 May 2029 at 07:00 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 364 702 km

Moon is 364 702 km (226 615 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 125 km (252 354 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 19 April 2029 at 21:27 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 2 May 2029 at 09:41 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 18 April 2029 at 10:56 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.526°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.466° in the next southern standstill on 1 May 2029 at 04:13 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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