Waxing Gibbous on
Waxing Gibbous 96% illuminated
Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.
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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 8 December 2100 at 12:09.
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 ♉ Taurus
Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"
Lunar disc appears visually 9.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1949".
Cold Moon after 2 days
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2100 after 2 days on 16 December 2100 at 17:00.
Upcoming main Moon phases
- Full Moon in Gemini ♊ on 16 December 2100 at 17:00
- Last Quarter in Libra ♎ on 24 December 2100 at 08:46
- New Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 30 December 2100 at 23:56
- First Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 6 February 2101 at 04:47
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 2 days
After 2 days on 16 December 2100 at 17:00 in ♊ Gemini, 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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