Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 January 2032 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | January 2032

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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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 5 January 2032 at 22:04.

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 is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1955"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1955" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2032 after 16 days on 27 January 2032 at 12:52.

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 395 / 1348

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 395 of Meeus index or 1348 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2032. It is 43 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 26 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠334.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠334.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠351.6°.

Moon before apogee

10 days after point of apogee on 31 December 2031 at 13:16 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 13 January 2032 at 07:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 366 567 km

The Moon is 366 567 km (227 774 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 088 km (221 884 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 8 January 2032 at 08:58 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 20 January 2032 at 20:00 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 10 January 2032 at 16:49 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.298°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.240° at the point of next northern standstill on 23 January 2032 at 14:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 12 January 2032 at 20:07 in ♑ Capricorn the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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