moon With your left hand, slide up the full moon to see the waning gibbous
I chose these from the many years and elongations available, for McEwen obtained a particularly long series of records of the high gibbous
phase during the evening elongation of 1938.
JUNE 7 The waxing gibbous
Moon passes close to Mars this evening.
The Waxing Gibbous
(93% full) will coincide with the peak of the Geminids this year.
30) EVENING: Look toward the east shortly after sunset to witness a waxing gibbous
Moon whispering a mere 1/2[degrees] away from Aldebaran; the Moon's occultation of the star will be visible from most of North America and Europe (except the south).
They will also be able to see meteors on the night of December 13, but viewing will improve after midnight when the waxing gibbous
Unfortunately the viewing in 1997 is hindered by light from a bright, waning gibbous
Moon on the morning of November 17th.
The waxing gibbous
Moon will be 90% lit when its leading edge slips over Aldebaran.
A waning gibbous
moon will probably interfere with viewing, so 2013's Quadrantid shower may pale in comparison to that of previous years.
During a waxing gibbous
moon, people on Earth can clearly see the line, terminator, which separates the moon's day and night sides.
Starting from "new Moon," when it is nearly lined up between the Sun and the Earth, the Moon progresses or waxes to a crescent, then to first quarter (half-lit), gibbous
(football-shaped), and full.
5-6] NIGHT: The waxing gibbous
Moon occults Aldebaran for much of North America and northern Europe; see page 51.