Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 April 2032 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | April 2032

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 3 April 2032 at 10:10.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1948"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1948" and ∠1916".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2032 after 17 days on 25 April 2032 at 15:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 10 April 2032 at 02:39
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 17 April 2032 at 15:24
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 25 April 2032 at 15:10
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 2 May 2032 at 16:02

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 398 / 1351

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 398 of Meeus index or 1351 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 398 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 15 minutes. It is 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 399 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 29 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 40 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠23.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠44.4°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 7 April 2032 at 06:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 April 2032 at 03:02 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 367 980 km

Moon is 367 980 km (228 652 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 547 km (251 374 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 29 March 2032 at 15:09 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 11 April 2032 at 11:00 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

9 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 before northern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 1 April 2032 at 17:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.688°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.650° in the next northern standstill on 14 April 2032 at 13:29 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 10 April 2032 at 02:39 in ♈ Aries, 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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