Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 August 2037 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | August 2037

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

Waning Crescent 5% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 4 August 2037 at 07:51.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1919"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1919" and ∠1893".

Sturgeon Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2037 after 16 days on 25 August 2037 at 19:09.

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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 31 July 2037 at 12:33 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 August 2037 at 17:37 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 373 603 km

Moon is 373 603 km (232 146 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 796 km (223 567 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 26 July 2037 at 17:23 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 August 2037 at 01:40 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 8 August 2037 at 21:01 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.369°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.390° in the next southern standstill on 21 August 2037 at 14:16 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 11 August 2037 at 10:41 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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