Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 August 2058 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | August 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 ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 11 August 2058 at 04:00.

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 is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1789"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1789" and ∠1894".

Harvest Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2058 after 19 days on 2 September 2058 at 16:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 724 / 1677

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 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 before apogee

10 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 3 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 400 626 km

Moon is 400 626 km (248 937 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 424 km (252 540 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 13 August 2058 at 02:08 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 August 2058 at 14:29 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 2 August 2058 at 07:06 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.332°. Next day 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 4 days

After 4 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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