Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 September 2037 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | September 2037

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

Waxing Crescent 11% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 11% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 9 September 2037 at 18:25.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1958"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1958" and ∠1907".

Harvest Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2037 after 11 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 466 / 1419

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 466 of Meeus index or 1419 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 9 minutes. 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 34 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠354.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠9.6°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 10 September 2037 at 02:13 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 24 September 2037 at 03:44 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 366 048 km

The Moon is 366 048 km (227 452 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 418 km (252 536 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after ascending node on 6 September 2037 at 10:34 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 19 September 2037 at 02:02 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 5 September 2037 at 06:20 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠21.473°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-21.547° at the point of next southern standstill on 17 September 2037 at 19:36 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 24 September 2037 at 11:32 in ♈ Aries 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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