Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 November 2029 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | November 2029

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 6 November 2029 at 04:24.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1937".

Beaver Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2029 after 13 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03.

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 369 / 1322

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 369 of Meeus index or 1322 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 28 minutes. It is 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 53 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠3.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠3.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠19.9°.

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 5 November 2029 at 23:09 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 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 19 November 2029 at 02:53 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 365 175 km

The Moon is 365 175 km (226 909 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 241 km (252 426 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 27 October 2029 at 05:23 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 8 November 2029 at 23:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days since the previous standstill on 26 October 2029 at 12:40 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠23.659°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠-23.613° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 November 2029 at 11:00 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

In 13 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03 in ♉ Taurus 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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