Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 18 June 2032 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | June 2032

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

Waxing Gibbous 73% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 73% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 16 June 2032 at 03:00.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1820"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1820" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2032 after 4 days on 23 June 2032 at 11:32.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 23 June 2032 at 11:32
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 30 June 2032 at 02:12
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 7 July 2032 at 14:41
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 15 July 2032 at 18:32

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 401 / 1354

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 401 of Meeus index or 1354 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

Length of current 401 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 9 minutes. It is 1 hour and 21 minutes shorter than next lunation 402 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 25 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 38 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠108.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠108.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠140.6°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 13 June 2032 at 16:28 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 June 2032 at 14:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 393 838 km

Moon is 393 838 km (244 720 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 652 km (225 342 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 5 June 2032 at 02:41 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 June 2032 at 13:56 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 8 June 2032 at 07:17 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.688°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.677° in the next southern standstill on 22 June 2032 at 16:28 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 23 June 2032 at 11:32 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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