Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 March 2037 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | March 2037

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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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 16 March 2037 at 23:36.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1788"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1927".

Worm Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2037 after 12 days on 31 March 2037 at 09:53.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 24 March 2037 at 18:39
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 31 March 2037 at 09:53
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 7 April 2037 at 11:25
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 15 April 2037 at 16:08

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 460 / 1413

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 460 of Meeus index or 1413 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

Length of current 460 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 31 minutes. It is 2 hours and 44 minutes longer than next lunation 461 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 47 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 16 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠197.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠197.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠225.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2037 at 01:18 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 March 2037 at 06:31 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 400 902 km

Moon is 400 902 km (249 109 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 008 km (223 077 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 12 March 2037 at 19:15 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 March 2037 at 01:19 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

18 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 before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 10 March 2037 at 14:37 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.688°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.814° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2037 at 05:57 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 31 March 2037 at 09:53 in ♎ Libra, 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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