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Moon phase on 30 March 2029 Friday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | March 2029

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 30 March 2029 at 02:26 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1921".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2029.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 5 April 2029 at 19:51
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 13 April 2029 at 21:40
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 21 April 2029 at 19:50
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 28 April 2029 at 10:37

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 361 / 1314

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 361 of Meeus index or 1314 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 19 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 37 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 26 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠164.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠164.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠188.3°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 05:40. It is 13 days after previous apogee on 16 March 2029 at 21:33 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 13 days, until point of next apogee on 12 April 2029 at 23:04 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 356 665 km

This perigee Moon is 356 665 km (221 621 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2029. It is 5 843 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 240 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

6 days after descending node on 23 March 2029 at 20:28 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 5 April 2029 at 05:50 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

21 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 22 March 2029 at 05:25 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠24.763°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-24.661° at the point of next southern standstill on 3 April 2029 at 19:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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