Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 January 2037 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | January 2037

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

Waxing Crescent 22% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 22% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 16 January 2037 at 09:34.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2037 after 10 days on 31 January 2037 at 14:04.

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 458 / 1411

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 458 of Meeus index or 1411 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.81 days

Length of current 458 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 20 minutes. 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 19 January 2037 at 17:43 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 February 2037 at 06:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 403 273 km

Moon is 403 273 km (250 582 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 596 km (222 200 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 17 January 2037 at 08:20 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 31 January 2037 at 07:43 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 15 January 2037 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.586°. Next 8 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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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 31 January 2037 at 14:04 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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