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Moon phase on 26 September 2032 Sunday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2032 | September 2032

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 26 September 2032 at 09:12 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1818"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1818" and ∠1914".

Hunter Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2032 after 22 days on 18 October 2032 at 18:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 404 / 1357

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 404 of Meeus index or 1357 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 30 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2032. It is 11 minutes longer 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 46 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 17 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠189.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠189.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠215.1°.

Moon before perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 18 September 2032 at 14:05 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 1 October 2032 at 03:03 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 394 193 km

The Moon is 394 193 km (244 940 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 4 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 951 km (252 246 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after descending node on 21 September 2032 at 16:10 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 6 October 2032 at 02:03 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

17 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

1 day since the previous standstill on 25 September 2032 at 11:10 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.115°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.064° at the point of next southern standstill on 10 October 2032 at 03:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 4 October 2032 at 13:26 in ♎ Libra 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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