Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 November 2032 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | November 2032

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 3 November 2032 at 05:45.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1848"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1848" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2032 after 12 days on 17 November 2032 at 06:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 406 / 1359

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 406 of Meeus index or 1359 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 406 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 8 minutes. It is 1 hour and 44 minutes longer than next lunation 407 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠248.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠248.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠286.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 28 October 2032 at 18:22 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 November 2032 at 15:20 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 387 777 km

Moon is 387 777 km (240 953 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 372 km (228 274 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 2 November 2032 at 09:04 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 November 2032 at 12:07 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

2 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 southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 22 October 2032 at 20:01 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.051°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.070° in the next southern standstill on 6 November 2032 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 17 November 2032 at 06:42 in ♉ Taurus, 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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