Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 October 2058 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | October 2058

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

Waning Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 2 October 2058 at 01:36.

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 is entering ♈ Aries

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1896"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1896" and ∠1918".

Hunter Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2058 after 28 days on 31 October 2058 at 12:54.

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 726 / 1679

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 726 of Meeus index or 1679 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 726 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 43 minutes longer than next lunation 727 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠223°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠223°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠257.8°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 29 September 2058 at 18:56 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 October 2058 at 14:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 377 966 km

Moon is 377 966 km (234 857 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 766 km (251 510 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 23 September 2058 at 15:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 October 2058 at 07:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

24 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

7 days after previous South standstill on 25 September 2058 at 22:35 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.727°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.830° in the next northern standstill on 8 October 2058 at 22:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 14 days

After 14 days on 17 October 2058 at 13:05 in ♎ Libra, 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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