Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 April 2025 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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

Waxing Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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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 5 April 2025 at 02:15.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1789"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1789" and ∠1915".

Pink Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2025 after 2 days on 13 April 2025 at 00:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 13 April 2025 at 00:22
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 21 April 2025 at 01:36
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 27 April 2025 at 19:31
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 4 May 2025 at 13:52

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 312 / 1265

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 312 of Meeus index or 1265 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 33 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 11 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 58 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠346.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠346.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠2.3°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 30 March 2025 at 05:26 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 April 2025 at 22:48 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 400 577 km

The Moon is 400 577 km (248 907 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 295 km (252 460 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♍ Virgo at 19:56 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 14 days later on 25 April 2025 at 02:23 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the middle to the last part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 3 April 2025 at 22:15 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.696°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.630° at the point of next southern standstill on 18 April 2025 at 13:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 13 April 2025 at 00:22 in ♎ Libra the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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