Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 August 2037 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | August 2037

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

Waning Gibbous 88% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 88% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 25 August 2037 at 19:09.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1900".

Sturgeon Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2037 after 25 days on 24 September 2037 at 11:32.

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 465 / 1418

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 465 of Meeus index or 1418 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 44 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2037. It is 25 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 9 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠338.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠338.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠354.5°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 28 August 2037 at 00:28 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 10 September 2037 at 02:13 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 403 978 km

The Moon is 403 978 km (251 020 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 11 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 229 km (221 972 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after descending node on 22 August 2037 at 23:10 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 6 September 2037 at 10:34 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

19 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 21 August 2037 at 14:16 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.390°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠21.473° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 September 2037 at 06:20 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 9 September 2037 at 18:25 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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