Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 March 2032 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2032 | March 2032

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1931".

Worm Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2032 after 16 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

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 397 / 1350

The Moon is 28 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.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 06:54, this is 15 days after last apogee on 23 February 2032 at 18:41 in ♌ Leo. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 22 March 2032 at 08:27 in ♌ Leo.

Previous apogeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 360 020 km

This perigee Moon is 360 020 km (223 706 mi) away from Earth. It is 2 488 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 10 336 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

7 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 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 March 2032 at 02:16 in ♉ Taurus.

Previous nodeNext node

Draconic month

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

PreviousCurrent draconic monthNext

Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 5 March 2032 at 11:40 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.866°. Next 7 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.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day 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.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin
Back to: Top of page