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Moon phase on 11 July 2029 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | July 2029

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New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 11 July 2029 at 15:51 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1858" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2029 after 14 days on 25 July 2029 at 13:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 10 August 2029 at 01:56

Spring tide

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

New lunation 365 / 1318

At 15:51 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 365 of Meeus index or 1318 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.42 days

29 days, 10 hours and 5 minutes is the length of new lunation 365. It is 1 hour and 16 minutes longer than next lunation 366 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 30 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠279.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠279.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠309.2°. 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 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 6 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 385 868 km

Moon is 385 868 km (239 767 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 6 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 666 km (229 700 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 10 July 2029 at 12:33 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 23 July 2029 at 11:12 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 9 July 2029 at 05:56 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.399°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.380° in the next southern standstill on 22 July 2029 at 07:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

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

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