Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 June 2029 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | June 2029

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 12 June 2029 at 03:51.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1846"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1846" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2029 after 12 days on 26 June 2029 at 03:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 19 June 2029 at 09:54
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 26 June 2029 at 03:22
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 3 July 2029 at 17:58
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 11 July 2029 at 15:51

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 364 / 1317

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 364 of Meeus index or 1317 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

Length of current 364 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 56 minutes longer than next lunation 365 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 26 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠244.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠244.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠279.1°. 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 apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 6 June 2029 at 22:09 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 22 June 2029 at 15:35 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 388 251 km

Moon is 388 251 km (241 248 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 596 km (227 792 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♋ Cancer at 04:49 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 26 June 2029 at 03:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 11 June 2029 at 22:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.392°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.401° in the next southern standstill on 24 June 2029 at 23:29 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 26 June 2029 at 03:22 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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