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Moon phase on 15 April 2037 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | April 2037

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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 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 15 April 2037 at 16:08 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1795" and ∠1912".

Pink Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2037 after 14 days on 29 April 2037 at 18:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 23 April 2037 at 03:11
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 29 April 2037 at 18:54
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 7 May 2037 at 04:56
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 15 May 2037 at 05:54

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 461 / 1414

At 16:08 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 461 of Meeus index or 1414 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.57 days

29 days, 13 hours and 47 minutes is the length of new lunation 461. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes longer than next lunation 462 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠225.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠225.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠258.7°. 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 11 April 2037 at 13:04 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 27 April 2037 at 09:43 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 399 330 km

Moon is 399 330 km (248 132 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 607 km (225 935 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 8 April 2037 at 21:20 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 23 April 2037 at 03:14 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

19 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

8 days after previous South standstill on 6 April 2037 at 21:45 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.915°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.064° in the next northern standstill on 21 April 2037 at 11:52 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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