Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 22 January 2058 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Capricorn.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 17 January 2058 at 19:43.
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 passing first ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1949".
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2058 after 17 days on 8 February 2058 at 15:54.
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.
The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 717 of Meeus index or 1670 from Brown series.
Length of current 717 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 52 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2058. It is 10 minutes longer than next lunation 718 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠355.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
13 days after point of apogee on 9 January 2058 at 06:58 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 January 2058 at 21:00 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 363 641 km (225 956 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 538 km (222 164 mi).
1 day after its descending node on 21 January 2058 at 19:04 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 February 2058 at 20:37 in ♊ Gemini.
14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
At 23:21 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-24.534°. This is the year's southernmost lunar standstill of 2058. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠24.565° in its northern standstill point on 5 February 2058 at 09:27 in ♋ Cancer.
After 2 days on 24 January 2058 at 12:14 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.