Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 March 2058 Monday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | March 2058

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

Waning Crescent 40% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 40% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 17 March 2058 at 15:56.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1927".

Pink Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2058 after 21 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 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

13 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 2 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 363 768 km

Moon is 363 768 km (226 035 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 648 km (227 825 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 17 March 2058 at 01:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 March 2058 at 00:38 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

15 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 in southern standstill

At 14:46 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-24.900°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠25.018° in its northern standstill point on 31 March 2058 at 23:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 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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