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Moon phase on 1 January 2037 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | January 2037

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 2 January 2037 at 02:35 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1928"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1928" and ∠1951".

It is Wolf Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2037.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 457 / 1410

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 457 of Meeus index or 1410 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 47 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠113°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠113°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠146.7°.

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of apogee on 23 December 2036 at 01:08 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 3 January 2037 at 21:29 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 371 728 km

The Moon is 371 728 km (230 981 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 361 542 km (224 652 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 21 December 2036 at 02:03 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 3 January 2037 at 20:54 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

24 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

13 days since the previous standstill on 18 December 2036 at 19:32 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.597°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠20.593° at the point of next northern standstill on 2 January 2037 at 00:56 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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