Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 February 2029 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | February 2029

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

Waxing Crescent 4% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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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 13 February 2029 at 10:31.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1773"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1942".

Snow Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2029 after 13 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 360 / 1313

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 360 of Meeus index or 1313 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 48 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2029. It is 27 minutes longer 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 5 hours and 4 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 59 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠136.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠136.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠164.5°.

Moon before perigee

13 days 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 day, 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 404 239 km

The Moon is 404 239 km (251 182 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 812 km (252 160 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 10 February 2029 at 03:07 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 24 February 2029 at 16:44 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 8 February 2029 at 06:14 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-25.127°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠25.019° at the point of next northern standstill on 22 February 2029 at 22:00 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 13 days

In 13 days on 28 February 2029 at 17:10 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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