Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 February 2029 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Libra.

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

Waning Gibbous 77% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 77% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 30 January 2029 at 06:03.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1946".

Wolf Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2029 after 25 days on 28 February 2029 at 17:10.

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 359 / 1312

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 359 of Meeus index or 1312 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 7 minutes. It is 41 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 4 hours and 23 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 40 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠99.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠99.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠136.2°.

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 1 February 2029 at 12:21 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 17 February 2029 at 11:59 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 369 km

The Moon is 363 369 km (225 787 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 13 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 812 km (252 160 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after descending node on 28 January 2029 at 08:40 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 10 February 2029 at 03:07 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

7 days since the previous standstill on 26 January 2029 at 12:31 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠25.172°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-25.127° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 February 2029 at 06:14 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 9 days

In 9 days on 13 February 2029 at 10:31 in ♒ Aquarius 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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