Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 April 2032 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | April 2032

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

Waning Crescent 17% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 17% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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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 3 April 2032 at 10:10.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1917".

Pink Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2032 after 19 days on 25 April 2032 at 15:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 10 April 2032 at 02:39
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 17 April 2032 at 15:24
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 25 April 2032 at 15:10
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 2 May 2032 at 16:02

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 398 / 1351

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 398 of Meeus index or 1351 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 15 minutes. It is 41 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 29 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 40 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠23.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠23.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠44.4°.

Moon before apogee

15 days after point of apogee on 22 March 2032 at 08:27 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 7 April 2032 at 06:55 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 363 731 km

The Moon is 363 731 km (226 012 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 365 117 km (226 873 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 29 March 2032 at 15:09 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 11 April 2032 at 11:00 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

7 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

4 days since the previous standstill on 1 April 2032 at 17:12 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.688°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.650° at the point of next northern standstill on 14 April 2032 at 13:29 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 10 April 2032 at 02:39 in ♈ Aries 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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