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Moon phase on 25 January 2037 Sunday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | January 2037

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 59% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 59% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 24 January 2037 at 14:55 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1843"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1843" and ∠1949".

Wolf Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2037 after 6 days on 31 January 2037 at 14:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 458 / 1411

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 458 of Meeus index or 1411 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.81 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 20 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2037. It is 38 minutes longer 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 6 hours and 36 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 27 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠146.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠146.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠173.2°.

Moon after apogee

5 days after point of apogee on 19 January 2037 at 17:43 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 6 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 1 February 2037 at 06:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 388 931 km

The Moon is 388 931 km (241 671 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 6 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 596 km (222 200 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after descending node on 17 January 2037 at 08:20 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 31 January 2037 at 07:43 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

21 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

10 days since the previous standstill on 15 January 2037 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.586°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.575° at the point of next northern standstill on 29 January 2037 at 12:23 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

In 6 days on 31 January 2037 at 14:04 in ♌ Leo the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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