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Moon phase on 7 January 2029 Sunday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | January 2029

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 51% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 7 January 2029 at 13:26 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2029 after 22 days on 30 January 2029 at 06:03.

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 358 / 1311

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 358 of Meeus index or 1311 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 18 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 29 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠63.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠63.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠99.9°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 5 January 2029 at 04:16 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 13 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 20 January 2029 at 18:08 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 734 km

The Moon is 363 734 km (226 014 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 13 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 884 km (251 583 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after descending node on 31 December 2028 at 22:49 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 13 January 2029 at 21:21 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

20 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 30 December 2028 at 02:35 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠25.195°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-25.199° at the point of next southern standstill on 12 January 2029 at 00:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 14 January 2029 at 17:24 in ♑ Capricorn the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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