Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 24 July 2029 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | July 2029

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 18 July 2029 at 14:14.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1883"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1883" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2029 after 1 day on 25 July 2029 at 13:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 365 / 1318

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 365 of Meeus index or 1318 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 5 minutes. It is 1 hour and 16 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 30 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠279.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠279.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠309.2°.

Moon after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 18 July 2029 at 11:25 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 1 August 2029 at 10:42 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 380 633 km

The Moon is 380 633 km (236 514 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 310 km (251 227 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 23 July 2029 at 11:12 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 13 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 6 August 2029 at 20:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

1 day 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

2 days since the previous standstill on 22 July 2029 at 07:07 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-24.380°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠24.323° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 August 2029 at 14:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 25 July 2029 at 13:36 in ♑ Capricorn 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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