Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 16 July 2037 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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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 16% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 16% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2037 after 10 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 4 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 15 July 2037 at 16:48 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 July 2037 at 12:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 363 621 km

Moon is 363 621 km (225 944 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 15 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 394 km (251 900 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days 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 10 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

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

4 days after previous North standstill on 12 July 2037 at 10:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.362°. Next 8 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 10 days

After 10 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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