Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 August 2032 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | August 2032

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 6 August 2032 at 05:11.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1892".

Sturgeon Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2032 after 13 days on 21 August 2032 at 01:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 403 / 1356

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 403 of Meeus index or 1356 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 45 minutes. It is 45 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 1 minute longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 2 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠166.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠166.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠189.3°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 17:16. It is 14 days after previous perigee on 23 July 2032 at 18:45 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 13 days, until point of next perigee on 21 August 2032 at 03:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 406 532 km

This apogee Moon is 406 532 km (252 607 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 124 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 177 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

9 days after descending node on 29 July 2032 at 06:13 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 12 August 2032 at 19:55 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

21 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, 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 1 August 2032 at 21:35 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.514°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.386° at the point of next southern standstill on 16 August 2032 at 13:55 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

In 13 days on 21 August 2032 at 01:47 in ♒ Aquarius 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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