Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 January 2037 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | January 2037

Waxing Gibbous phase
Waxing Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Gibbous 78% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 78% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 24 January 2037 at 14:55.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1890"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1890" and ∠1948".

Wolf Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2037 after 4 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 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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 before apogee

7 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 4 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 379 175 km

The Moon is 379 175 km (235 608 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 4 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 596 km (222 200 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 17 January 2037 at 08:20 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 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

23 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

12 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 2 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 4 days

In 4 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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