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Moon phase on 3 July 2032 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | July 2032

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

Waning Crescent 16% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 16% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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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 30 June 2032 at 02:12.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1872"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1872" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2032 after 19 days on 22 July 2032 at 18:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 7 July 2032 at 14:41
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 15 July 2032 at 18:32
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 July 2032 at 18:51
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2032 at 09:25

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 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 25 June 2032 at 14:55 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 July 2032 at 07:50 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 382 875 km

Moon is 382 875 km (237 907 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 826 km (252 169 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 2 July 2032 at 05:24 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 16 July 2032 at 18:15 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

13 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 northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 22 June 2032 at 16:28 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.677°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.659° in the next northern standstill on 5 July 2032 at 14:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 7 July 2032 at 14:41 in ♋ Cancer, 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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