Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 17 March 2037 Tuesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aries.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1928".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2037 after 13 days on 31 March 2037 at 09:53.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 23:36 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 460 of Meeus index or 1413 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 31 minutes is the length of new lunation 460. It is 2 hours and 44 minutes longer than next lunation 461 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 47 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 16 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠197.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠225.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
2 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2037 at 01:18 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 March 2037 at 06:31 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 403 312 km (250 606 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 008 km (223 077 mi).
4 days after its descending node on 12 March 2037 at 19:15 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 March 2037 at 01:19 in ♌ Leo.
17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 10 March 2037 at 14:37 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.688°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.814° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2037 at 05:57 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.