Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 November 2037 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | November 2037

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

Waning Crescent 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 31 October 2037 at 21:06.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1936".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2037 after 17 days on 22 November 2037 at 21:35.

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 467 / 1420

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 467 of Meeus index or 1420 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 467 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 29 minutes. It is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than next lunation 468 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠9.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠9.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠26.3°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 22:15, this is 15 days after last apogee on 21 October 2037 at 07:33 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 17 November 2037 at 21:05 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 360 791 km

This perigee Moon is 360 791 km (224 185 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 717 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 9 565 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 30 October 2037 at 16:21 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 12 November 2037 at 05:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

5 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

6 days after previous North standstill on 29 October 2037 at 20:04 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.956°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.049° in the next southern standstill on 11 November 2037 at 11:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 7 November 2037 at 12:03 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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