Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 June 2037 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | June 2037

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

Waxing Crescent 27% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 13 June 2037 at 17:10.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2037 after 9 days on 27 June 2037 at 15:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 20 June 2037 at 13:45
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 27 June 2037 at 15:20
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 5 July 2037 at 16:00
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 13 July 2037 at 02:32

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 463 / 1416

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 463 of Meeus index or 1416 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 463 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 22 minutes. It is 1 hour and 12 minutes longer than next lunation 464 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 47 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠292.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠292.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠318.7°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 16:37, this is 12 days after last apogee on 6 June 2037 at 01:22 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 3 July 2037 at 19:50 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 368 923 km

This perigee Moon is 368 923 km (229 238 mi) away from Earth. It is 6 415 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 1 433 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 16 June 2037 at 07:41 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 June 2037 at 10:01 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 15 June 2037 at 01:37 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.359°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.369° in the next southern standstill on 28 June 2037 at 01:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 27 June 2037 at 15:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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