Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 September 2034 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aries.

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

Waning Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 28 September 2034 at 02:57.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1958"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1958" and ∠1916".

Harvest Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2034 after 28 days on 27 October 2034 at 12:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 429 / 1382

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 429 of Meeus index or 1382 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 429 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 19 minutes. It is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter than next lunation 430 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 35 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 28 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠108.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠108.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠141.4°. 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 before perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 18 September 2034 at 07:04 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 September 2034 at 04:10 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 366 110 km

Moon is 366 110 km (227 490 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 430 km (225 204 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 27 September 2034 at 08:33 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 October 2034 at 06:34 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 21 September 2034 at 02:17 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.177°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.200° in the next northern standstill on 4 October 2034 at 01:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 12 October 2034 at 07:33 in ♎ Libra, 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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