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Moon phase on 22 May 2058 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | May 2058

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 22 May 2058 at 10:23 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1814" and ∠1895".

Strawberry Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2058 after 15 days on 6 June 2058 at 19:15.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 30 May 2058 at 13:33
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 6 June 2058 at 19:15
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 13 June 2058 at 09:50
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 21 June 2058 at 00:35

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 722 / 1675

At 10:23 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 722 of Meeus index or 1675 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.59 days

29 days, 14 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 722. It is 53 minutes shorter than next lunation 723 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠118.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠118.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠148.7°. 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 apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 11 May 2058 at 17:49 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 May 2058 at 13:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 395 107 km

Moon is 395 107 km (245 508 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 059 km (251 692 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 10 May 2058 at 07:50 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 23 May 2058 at 12:18 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

26 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 northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 12 May 2058 at 02:24 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.271°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.300° in the next northern standstill on 25 May 2058 at 15:27 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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