Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 July 2029 Friday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | July 2029

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

Waning Crescent 25% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 25% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 3 July 2029 at 17:58.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2029 after 19 days on 25 July 2029 at 13:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 11 July 2029 at 15:51
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 18 July 2029 at 14:14
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 25 July 2029 at 13:36
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 2 August 2029 at 11:15

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 364 / 1317

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

1 day after point of apogee on 4 July 2029 at 16:05 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 18 July 2029 at 11:25 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 403 963 km

Moon is 403 963 km (251 011 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 666 km (229 700 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 26 June 2029 at 03:09 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 10 July 2029 at 12:33 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 24 June 2029 at 23:29 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.401°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.399° in the next northern standstill on 9 July 2029 at 05:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 11 July 2029 at 15:51 in ♋ Cancer, 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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