Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 6 August 2058 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | August 2058

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

Waning Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 4 August 2058 at 09:37.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1953"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1892".

Sturgeon Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2058 after 27 days on 2 September 2058 at 16:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 724 / 1677

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 724 of Meeus index or 1677 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 724 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 23 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2058. It is 9 minutes longer than next lunation 725 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠173.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠173.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠196°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 4 August 2058 at 05:22 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 August 2058 at 13:13 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 366 950 km

Moon is 366 950 km (228 012 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 424 km (252 540 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 31 July 2058 at 11:07 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 August 2058 at 02:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

20 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

4 days after previous South standstill on 2 August 2058 at 07:06 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.332°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.374° in the next northern standstill on 15 August 2058 at 09:06 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 19 August 2058 at 07:03 in ♌ Leo, 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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