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Moon phase on 12 October 2058 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2058 | October 2058

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

Waning Crescent 23% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 23% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 9 October 2058 at 11:41.

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 in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1923".

Hunter Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2058 after 19 days on 31 October 2058 at 12:54.

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 726 / 1679

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 11 October 2058 at 14:58 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 27 October 2058 at 04:18 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 405 279 km

Moon is 405 279 km (251 829 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 573 km (229 021 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 6 October 2058 at 07:21 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 October 2058 at 17:23 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

6 days 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 after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 8 October 2058 at 22:15 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.830°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.927° in the next southern standstill on 23 October 2058 at 03:57 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 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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