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Moon phase on 28 May 2029 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | May 2029

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 27 May 2029 at 18:37 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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1927"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1927" and ∠1893".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2029.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 4 June 2029 at 01:19
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 12 June 2029 at 03:51
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 19 June 2029 at 09:54
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 26 June 2029 at 03:22

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 363 / 1316

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 363 of Meeus index or 1316 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 7 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 1 hour and 24 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 39 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠213.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠213.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠244.2°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 25 May 2029 at 22:19 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 6 June 2029 at 22:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 372 039 km

The Moon is 372 039 km (231 174 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 9 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 105 km (251 721 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 16 May 2029 at 23:31 in ♊ Gemini. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 29 May 2029 at 17:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

26 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 at southern standstill

At 14:12 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-24.396°. Over the next 14 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠24.392° at the point of next standstill in ♊ Gemini on 11 June 2029 at 22:05.

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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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