Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 30 January 2034 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | January 2034

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

Waxing Gibbous 83% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 83% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 27 January 2034 at 08:32.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1934"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1934" and ∠1948".

Snow Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2034 after 3 days on 3 February 2034 at 10:05.

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 421 / 1374

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 421 of Meeus index or 1374 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 9 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 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 25 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 38 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠289°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠289°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠317.3°.

Moon after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 25 January 2034 at 21:19 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 9 February 2034 at 21:37 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 370 650 km

The Moon is 370 650 km (230 311 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 10 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 475 km (251 329 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 25 January 2034 at 00:56 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 7 February 2034 at 08:04 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

19 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 17 January 2034 at 23:58 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.413°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠18.344° at the point of next northern standstill on 31 January 2034 at 00:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 3 February 2034 at 10:05 in ♌ Leo 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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