Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 17 March 2058 Sunday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | March 2058

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 52% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 52% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 17 March 2058 at 15:56 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1962"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1962" and ∠1928".

Pink Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2058 after 22 days on 8 April 2058 at 22:55.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 24 March 2058 at 09:50
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 1 April 2058 at 01:03
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 8 April 2058 at 22:55
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 15 April 2058 at 22:27

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 719 / 1672

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 719 of Meeus index or 1672 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 719 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 53 minutes. It is 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 720 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠28.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠28.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠50.9°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 5 March 2058 at 03:58 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 March 2058 at 01:53 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 368 km

Moon is 365 368 km (227 029 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 648 km (227 825 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 01:12 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 30 March 2058 at 00:38 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

12 days after previous North standstill on 4 March 2058 at 15:47 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.758°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.900° in the next southern standstill on 18 March 2058 at 14:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 24 March 2058 at 09:50 in ♈ Aries, 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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