Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 June 2025 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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

Waxing Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 3 June 2025 at 03:41.

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 in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2025 after 2 days on 11 June 2025 at 07:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 11 June 2025 at 07:44
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 18 June 2025 at 19:19
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 25 June 2025 at 10:31
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 2 July 2025 at 19:30

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 314 / 1267

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 314 of Meeus index or 1267 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 314 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 29 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2025. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 315 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠17.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠17.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠36.2°. 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°).

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 7 June 2025 at 10:42 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 23 June 2025 at 04:43 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 405 237 km

Moon is 405 237 km (251 803 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 178 km (225 668 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 4 June 2025 at 01:33 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 June 2025 at 09:41 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 28 May 2025 at 16:16 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.442°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.394° in the next southern standstill on 11 June 2025 at 23:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 11 June 2025 at 07:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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