Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 June 2032 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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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 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 ♉ Taurus.

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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 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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1861"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1861" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2032 after 16 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

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 400 / 1353

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 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 before perigee

8 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 7 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 385 070 km

The Moon is 385 070 km (239 271 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 843 km (251 558 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 5 June 2032 at 02:41 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 13 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 19 June 2032 at 13:56 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

11 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 day 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 1 day

In 1 day 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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