Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 1 October 2037 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | October 2037

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

Waning Gibbous 60% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 60% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 7 days on 24 September 2037 at 11:32.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1867"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1867" and ∠1917".

Harvest Moon before 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2037 after 22 days on 24 October 2037 at 04:36.

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 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 before apogee

7 days after point of apogee on 24 September 2037 at 03:44 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 8 October 2037 at 13:04 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 383 933 km

The Moon is 383 933 km (238 565 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 513 km (222 148 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after descending node on 19 September 2037 at 02:02 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 3 October 2037 at 15:23 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

25 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

13 days since the previous standstill on 17 September 2037 at 19:36 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.547°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠21.695° at the point of next northern standstill on 2 October 2037 at 13:57 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 9 October 2037 at 02:34 in ♎ Libra 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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