Crescent ♋ Cancer
Moon phase on 26 April 2058 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Gemini.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 22 April 2058 at 21:29.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1789" and ∠1906".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2058 after 11 days on 8 May 2058 at 10:12.
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 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 721 of Meeus index or 1674 from Brown series.
Length of current 721 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 722 length.
Length of current synodic month is 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠82.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠118.2°. 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°).
10 days after point of perigee on 15 April 2058 at 18:36 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 29 April 2058 at 19:18 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 400 548 km (248 889 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 300 km (251 220 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♊ Gemini at 05:25 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 10 May 2058 at 07:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.
At 05:25 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
11 days after previous South standstill on 14 April 2058 at 20:05 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.135°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.222° in the next northern standstill on 28 April 2058 at 07:29 in ♋ Cancer.
After 11 days on 8 May 2058 at 10:12 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.