Crescent ♌ Leo
Moon phase on 3 October 2037 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 2 October 2037 at 10:29.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1914" and ∠1918".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2037 after 20 days on 24 October 2037 at 04:36.
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.
The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 466 of Meeus index or 1419 from Brown series.
Length of current 466 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 9 minutes. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 467 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 34 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠9.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
9 days after point of apogee on 24 September 2037 at 03:44 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 October 2037 at 13:04 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 374 525 km (232 719 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 513 km (222 148 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 15:23 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 16 October 2037 at 03:12 in ♑ Capricorn.
At 15:23 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
1 day after previous North standstill on 2 October 2037 at 13:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.695°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.804° in the next southern standstill on 15 October 2037 at 02:33 in ♑ Capricorn.
After 5 days on 9 October 2037 at 02:34 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.