Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 November 2029 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | November 2029

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 6 November 2029 at 04:24.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1949"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1949" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2029 after 12 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 369 / 1322

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 369 of Meeus index or 1322 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 369 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 28 minutes. It is 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter than next lunation 370 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 53 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠3.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠3.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠19.9°. 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°).

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 5 November 2029 at 23:09 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 November 2029 at 02:53 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 367 830 km

Moon is 367 830 km (228 559 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 241 km (252 426 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 23:44 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 23 November 2029 at 08:55 in ♊ Gemini.

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New draconic month

At 23:44 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon in southern standstill

At 11:00 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-23.613°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠23.573° in its northern standstill point on 22 November 2029 at 17:59 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03 in ♉ Taurus, 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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