Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 15 January 2058 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | January 2058

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

Waning Gibbous 73% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 73% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 9 January 2058 at 20:39.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1839"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1839" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2058 after 24 days on 8 February 2058 at 15:54.

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 717 / 1670

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 717 of Meeus index or 1670 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 717 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 52 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2058. It is 10 minutes longer than next lunation 718 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠355.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10.9°. 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°).

Moon after apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 9 January 2058 at 06:58 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 January 2058 at 21:00 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 389 724 km

Moon is 389 724 km (242 163 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 538 km (222 164 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 7 January 2058 at 16:37 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 January 2058 at 19:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 9 January 2058 at 03:44 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.506°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.534° in the next southern standstill on 22 January 2058 at 23:21 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 24 January 2058 at 12:14 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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