Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 April 2035 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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

Waning Gibbous 62% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 62% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 22 April 2035 at 13:21.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1905".

Pink Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2035 after 22 days on 22 May 2035 at 04:26.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 30 April 2035 at 16:54
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 7 May 2035 at 20:04
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 14 May 2035 at 10:28
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 May 2035 at 04:26

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 436 / 1389

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 436 of Meeus index or 1389 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 6 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 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 3 hours and 38 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠318.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠318.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠338.4°.

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 26 April 2035 at 22:33 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 9 May 2035 at 03:09 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 401 505 km

The Moon is 401 505 km (249 484 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 9 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 359 785 km (223 560 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after ascending node on 18 April 2035 at 17:57 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 3 May 2035 at 06:54 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

10 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 27 April 2035 at 17:20 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.609°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.691° at the point of next northern standstill on 10 May 2035 at 23:59 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 7 May 2035 at 20:04 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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