Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 20 March 2058 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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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 19% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 19% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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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 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1926".

Pink Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2058 after 19 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

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 719 / 1672

The Moon is 25 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

15 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 day, 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 364 013 km

Moon is 364 013 km (226 187 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 648 km (227 825 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days 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 9 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

17 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 after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 18 March 2058 at 14:46 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.900°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.018° in the next northern standstill on 31 March 2058 at 23:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 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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