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Moon phase on 3 October 2037 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | October 2037

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

Waning Crescent 39% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 39% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 2 October 2037 at 10:29.

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 ∠24° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1914"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1914" and ∠1918".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2037 after 20 days on 24 October 2037 at 04:36.

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 466 / 1419

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 466 of Meeus index or 1419 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 466 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 9 minutes. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 467 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠9.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 24 September 2037 at 03:44 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 October 2037 at 13:04 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 374 525 km

Moon is 374 525 km (232 719 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 513 km (222 148 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 15:23 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 16 October 2037 at 03:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 15:23 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 2 October 2037 at 13:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.695°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.804° in the next southern standstill on 15 October 2037 at 02:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 9 October 2037 at 02:34 in ♎ Libra, 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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