Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 1 September 2058 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | September 2058

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

Waxing Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1902".

Harvest Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2058 after 1 day 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 725 / 1678

The Moon is 13 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 14:39, this is 15 days after last apogee on 17 August 2058 at 13:13 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 13 September 2058 at 22:43 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 358 916 km

This perigee Moon is 358 916 km (223 020 mi) away from Earth. It is 3 592 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 11 440 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

4 days 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 7 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

19 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

2 days after previous South standstill on 29 August 2058 at 15:55 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.493°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.586° in the next northern standstill on 11 September 2058 at 14:56 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day 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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