Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 January 2032 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | January 2032

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 5 January 2032 at 22:04.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

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

Apparent angular diameter ∠1938"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2032 after 17 days on 27 January 2032 at 12:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 395 / 1348

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 395 of Meeus index or 1348 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

Length of current 395 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2032. It is 43 minutes longer than next lunation 396 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 26 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠334.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠334.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠351.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 31 December 2031 at 13:16 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 January 2032 at 07:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 369 791 km

Moon is 369 791 km (229 777 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 088 km (221 884 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 8 January 2032 at 08:58 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 January 2032 at 20:00 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 16:49 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-20.298°. This is the year's southernmost lunar standstill of 2032. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠20.240° in its northern standstill point on 23 January 2032 at 14:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 12 January 2032 at 20:07 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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