Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 November 2032 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | November 2032

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

Waning Crescent 19% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 19% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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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 24 November 2032 at 22:48.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2032 after 18 days on 16 December 2032 at 20:49.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 406 / 1359

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 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

2 days after point of apogee on 25 November 2032 at 14:16 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 December 2032 at 19:18 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 401 606 km

Moon is 401 606 km (249 546 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 370 105 km (229 973 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 15 November 2032 at 12:07 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 29 November 2032 at 16:30 in ♎ Libra.

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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

9 days after previous North standstill on 19 November 2032 at 06:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.095°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.128° in the next southern standstill on 3 December 2032 at 17:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 2 December 2032 at 20:53 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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