Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 23 July 2037 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | July 2037

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

Waxing Gibbous 86% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 86% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 19 July 2037 at 18:31.

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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1876"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1876" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2037 after 3 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 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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

7 days 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 8 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 382 098 km

Moon is 382 098 km (237 425 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 394 km (251 900 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 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 3 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

9 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 before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 12 July 2037 at 10:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.362°. Next day 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 3 days

After 3 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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