Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 July 2032 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | July 2032

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

Waxing Crescent 13% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 7 July 2032 at 14:41.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2032 after 11 days on 22 July 2032 at 18:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 15 July 2032 at 18:32
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 July 2032 at 18:51
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2032 at 09:25
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 6 August 2032 at 05:11

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 402 / 1355

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 402 of Meeus index or 1355 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 30 minutes. It is 1 hour and 15 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 46 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 17 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠140.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠140.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠166.3°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 07:50. It is 15 days after previous perigee on 25 June 2032 at 14:55 in ♑ Capricorn. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 12 days, until point of next perigee on 23 July 2032 at 18:45 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 826 km

This apogee Moon is 405 826 km (252 169 mi) away from Earth. It is 418 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 883 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

9 days after descending node on 2 July 2032 at 05:24 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 16 July 2032 at 18:15 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

21 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 after northern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 5 July 2032 at 14:56 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.659°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.579° at the point of next southern standstill on 20 July 2032 at 03:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 22 July 2032 at 18:51 in ♑ Capricorn the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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