Crescent ♌ Leo
Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 50% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.
* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 30 October 2029 at 11:32 UTC.
Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.
Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1872" and ∠1933".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2029 after 21 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03.
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.
The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 368 of Meeus index or 1321 from Brown series.
Length of current 368 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 10 minutes. It is 1 hour and 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 369 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 35 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠348.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠3.8°. 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°).
7 days after point of apogee on 23 October 2029 at 02:02 in ♉ Taurus. 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 5 November 2029 at 23:09 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 382 857 km (237 896 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 6 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 900 km (221 767 mi).
3 days after its descending node on 27 October 2029 at 05:23 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 November 2029 at 23:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.
17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
3 days after previous North standstill on 26 October 2029 at 12:40 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.659°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.613° in the next southern standstill on 8 November 2029 at 11:00 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 6 days on 6 November 2029 at 04:24 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.