Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 June 2032 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | June 2032

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

Waning Crescent 22% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 22% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 31 May 2032 at 20:51.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1929"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1929" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2032 after 19 days on 23 June 2032 at 11:32.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 8 June 2032 at 01:32
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 16 June 2032 at 03:00
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 23 June 2032 at 11:32
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 30 June 2032 at 02:12

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 400 / 1353

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 400 of Meeus index or 1353 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 56 minutes. It is 1 hour and 13 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 48 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 21 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠73.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠73.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠108.4°.

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 29 May 2032 at 02:49 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 June 2032 at 16:28 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 371 529 km

The Moon is 371 529 km (230 857 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 10 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 843 km (251 558 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after ascending node on 23 May 2032 at 06:27 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 5 June 2032 at 02:41 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

11 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 before northern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 26 May 2032 at 06:23 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.672°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.688° at the point of next northern standstill on 8 June 2032 at 07:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 8 June 2032 at 01:32 in ♊ Gemini 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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