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Moon phase on 12 January 2032 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2032 after 15 days on 27 January 2032 at 12:52.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 20:07 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 396 of Meeus index or 1349 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 18 minutes is the length of new lunation 396. It is 18 minutes longer than next lunation 397 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 43 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠351.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.9°. 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°).
11 days after point of apogee on 31 December 2031 at 13:16 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 January 2032 at 07:55 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 364 375 km (226 412 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 088 km (221 884 mi).
4 days after its ascending node on 8 January 2032 at 08:58 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 January 2032 at 20:00 in ♉ Taurus.
4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
1 day after previous South standstill on 10 January 2032 at 16:49 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.298°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.240° in the next northern standstill on 23 January 2032 at 14:33 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.