Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 February 2058 Monday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | February 2058

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

Waning Crescent 26% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 26% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 16 February 2058 at 07:16.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1941".

Worm Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2058 after 19 days on 10 March 2058 at 08:52.

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 718 / 1671

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 718 of Meeus index or 1671 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 718 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 42 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2058. It is 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 719 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠10.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠10.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠28.2°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 5 February 2058 at 12:03 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 February 2058 at 06:06 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 399 km

Moon is 364 399 km (226 427 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 268 km (224 482 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 00:21 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 2 March 2058 at 22:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 5 February 2058 at 09:27 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.565°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.665° in the next southern standstill on 19 February 2058 at 08:23 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 22 February 2058 at 22:56 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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