Crescent ♉ Taurus
Moon phase on 14 April 2029 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1913".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2029 after 13 days on 28 April 2029 at 10:37.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 21:40 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 362 of Meeus index or 1315 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 2 minutes is the length of new lunation 362. It is 1 hour and 54 minutes longer than next lunation 363 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠188.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠213.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
1 day after point of apogee on 12 April 2029 at 23:04 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 27 April 2029 at 16:24 in ♎ Libra.
Moon is 404 627 km (251 424 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 829 km (222 345 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 5 April 2029 at 05:50 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 April 2029 at 21:27 in ♋ Cancer.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
10 days after previous South standstill on 3 April 2029 at 19:08 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.661°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.526° in the next northern standstill on 18 April 2029 at 10:56 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.