Waxing Gibbous on
Waxing Gibbous 66% illuminated
Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 66% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.
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Moon phase and lunation details
1 day after First Quarter
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 2 January 2001 at 22:31.
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 is entering ♉ Taurus
Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1868"
Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1868" and ∠1951".
Wolf Moon after 5 days
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2001 after 5 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 5 days
After 5 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24 in ♋ Cancer, 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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