Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 March 2032 Monday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | March 2032

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

Waning Crescent 14% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 5 March 2032 at 01:47.

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 is entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1932".

Worm Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2032 after 18 days on 27 March 2032 at 00:46.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 11 March 2032 at 16:25
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 18 March 2032 at 20:56
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 27 March 2032 at 00:46
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 3 April 2032 at 10:10

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 397 / 1350

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 397 of Meeus index or 1350 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

Length of current 397 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2032. It is 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 398 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 25 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠6.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠6.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠23.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 23 February 2032 at 18:41 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 March 2032 at 06:54 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 363 512 km

Moon is 363 512 km (225 876 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 020 km (223 706 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 2 March 2032 at 12:11 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 March 2032 at 02:16 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

5 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 after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 5 March 2032 at 11:40 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.866°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.775° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2032 at 04:54 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 11 March 2032 at 16:25 in ♓ Pisces, 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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