Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 August 2058 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | August 2058

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

Waxing Gibbous 66% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 66% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 27 August 2058 at 02:10.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1942"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1942" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2058 after 5 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 725 / 1678

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 725 of Meeus index or 1678 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 725 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 14 minutes. It is 27 minutes longer than next lunation 726 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 30 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 33 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠196°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠196°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠223°. 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 perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 17 August 2058 at 13:13 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 September 2058 at 14:39 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 369 072 km

Moon is 369 072 km (229 331 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 916 km (223 020 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 27 August 2058 at 14:29 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 9 September 2058 at 03:37 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 before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 15 August 2058 at 09:06 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.374°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.493° in the next southern standstill on 29 August 2058 at 15:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 2 September 2058 at 16:51 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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