Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 March 2037 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | March 2037

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

Waxing Gibbous 79% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 79% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 24 March 2037 at 18:39.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1922".

Worm Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2037 after 3 days on 31 March 2037 at 09:53.

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 460 / 1413

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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 before perigee

12 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 2 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 365 133 km

Moon is 365 133 km (226 883 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 008 km (223 077 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♌ Leo at 01:19 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 8 April 2037 at 21:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 01:19 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 25 March 2037 at 05:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.814°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.915° in the next southern standstill on 6 April 2037 at 21:45 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 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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