Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 July 2037 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | July 2037

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 13 July 2037 at 02:32.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2037 after 11 days on 27 July 2037 at 04:15.

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 464 / 1417

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 464 of Meeus index or 1417 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 464 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 10 minutes. It is 26 minutes longer than next lunation 465 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 34 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 35 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠318.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠318.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠338.4°. 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 16:48, this is 11 days after last apogee on 3 July 2037 at 19:50 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 16 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 31 July 2037 at 12:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 364 330 km

This perigee Moon is 364 330 km (226 384 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 822 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 6 026 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 13 July 2037 at 15:35 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 July 2037 at 17:23 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day 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 12 July 2037 at 10:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.362°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.355° in the next southern standstill on 25 July 2037 at 08:44 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 27 July 2037 at 04:15 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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