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Moon phase on 16 January 2037 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | January 2037

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 16 January 2037 at 09:34 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1784" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2037 after 15 days on 31 January 2037 at 14:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 458 / 1411

At 09:34 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 458 of Meeus index or 1411 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.81 days

29 days, 19 hours and 20 minutes is the length of new lunation 458. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2037. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 459 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 36 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 27 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠146.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠146.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠173.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

12 days after point of perigee on 3 January 2037 at 21:29 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 January 2037 at 17:43 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 401 792 km

Moon is 401 792 km (249 662 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 033 km (252 297 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 3 January 2037 at 20:54 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 January 2037 at 08:20 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 15 January 2037 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.586°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.575° in the next northern standstill on 29 January 2037 at 12:23 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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