New and Full Moons in 2017

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Plan your dark-sky observing nights based on the lunar phase.

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Observing

Full Moons 2017

Sunset/Moonrise

New Moons 2017

Sunset/Moonset
Jan 12 5:30 pm EST Jan 28 5:45 pm EST
Feb 11 5:30 pm EST Feb 26 6:15 pm EST
Mar 12 7:15 pm EDT Mar 28 7:15 pm EDT
Apr 11 7:45 pm EDT Apr 26 7:00 pm EDT
May 10 8:00 pm EDT May 25 7:15 pm EDT
Jun 9 8:30 pm EDT Jun 24 8:00 pm EDT
Jul 9 8:15 pm EDT Jul 23 7:45 pm EDT
Aug 7 8:15 pm EDT Aug 20 8:00 pm EDT
Sep 6 7:15 pm EDT Sep 20 7:00 pm EDT
Oct 5 7:00 pm EDT Oct 19 6:30 pm EDT
Nov 4 5:00 pm EST Nov 18 5:15 pm EST
Dec 3 5:15 pm EST Dec 18 4:30 pm EST
       

All dates are based on Universal Times.
All sunset times are very approximate!  
The exact times of each of the lunar phases is listed in the tables below.


 

2015 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time

      NEW MOON    FIRST QUARTER        FULL MOON     LAST QUARTER

       d  h  m          d  h  m          d  h  m          d  h  m

  				  JAN.   5  4 53   JAN.  13  9 46
JAN.  20 13 14	 JAN.  27  4 48	  FEB.   3 23 09   FEB.  12  3 50
FEB.  18 23 47	 FEB.  25 17 14	  MAR.   5 18 05   MAR.  13 17 48
MAR.  20  9 36	 MAR.  27  7 43	  APR.   4 12 06   APR.  12  3 44
APR.  18 18 57	 APR.  25 23 55	  MAY    4  3 42   MAY   11 10 36
MAY   18  4 13	 MAY   25 17 19	  JUNE   2 16 19   JUNE   9 15 42
JUNE  16 14 05	 JUNE  24 11 03	  JULY   2  2 20   JULY   8 20 24
JULY  16  1 24	 JULY  24  4 04	  JULY  31 10 43   AUG.   7  2 03
AUG.  14 14 53	 AUG.  22 19 31	  AUG.  29 18 35   SEPT.  5  9 54
SEPT. 13  6 41	 SEPT. 21  8 59	  SEPT. 28  2 50   OCT.   4 21 06
OCT.  13  0 06	 OCT.  20 20 31	  OCT.  27 12 05   NOV.   3 12 24
NOV.  11 17 47	 NOV.  19  6 27	  NOV.  25 22 44   DEC.   3  7 40
DEC.  11 10 29	 DEC.  18 15 14	  DEC.  25 11 11
 

2016 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time

     NEW MOON    FIRST QUARTER       FULL MOON      LAST QUARTER

     d  hh:mm         d  hh:mm        d  hh:mm          d  hh:mm

--               --               --               Jan 02  05:30 
Jan 10  01:30    Jan 16  23:26    Jan 24  01:46    Feb 01  03:28 
Feb 08  14:39    Feb 15  07:46    Feb 22  18:20    Mar 01  23:11 
Mar 09  01:54    Mar 15  17:03    Mar 23  12:01    Mar 31  15:17 
Apr 07  11:24    Apr 14  03:59    Apr 22  05:24    Apr 30  03:29 
May 06  19:29    May 13  17:02    May 21  21:14    May 29  12:12 
Jun 05  03:00    Jun 12  08:10    Jun 20  11:02    Jun 27  18:19 
Jul 04  11:01    Jul 12  00:52    Jul 19  22:56    Jul 26  23:00 
Aug 02  20:44    Aug 10  18:21    Aug 18  09:26    Aug 25  03:41 
Sep 01  09:03    Sep 09  11:49    Sep 16  19:05    Sep 23  09:56 
Oct 01  00:11    Oct 09  04:33    Oct 16  04:23    Oct 22  19:14 
Oct 30  17:38    Nov 07  19:51    Nov 14  13:52    Nov 21  08:33 
Nov 29  12:18    Dec 07  09:03    Dec 14  00:05    Dec 21  01:56 
Dec 29  06:53    --               --               --  
 
 

2017 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time

     NEW MOON    FIRST QUARTER       FULL MOON      LAST QUARTER

     d  hh:mm         d  hh:mm        d  hh:mm          d  hh:mm

--               Jan 05  19:47    Jan 12  11:34    Jan 19  22:13
Jan 28  00:07    Feb 04  04:19    Feb 11  00:33    Feb 18  19:33
Feb 26  14:58    Mar 05  11:32    Mar 12  14:54    Mar 20  15:58
Mar 28  02:57    Apr 03  18:39    Apr 11  06:08    Apr 19  09:57
Apr 26  12:16    May 03  02:47    May 10  21:42    May 19  00:33
May 25  19:44    Jun 01  12:42    Jun 09  13:10    Jun 17  11:33
Jun 24  02:31    Jul 01  00:51    Jul 09  04:07    Jul 16  19:26
Jul 23  09:46    Jul 30  15:23    Aug 07  18:11    Aug 15  01:15
Aug 21  18:30    Aug 29  08:13    Sep 06  07:03    Sep 13  06:25
Sep 20  05:30    Sep 28  02:53    Oct 05  18:40    Oct 12  12:25
Oct 19  19:12    Oct 27  22:22    Nov 04  05:23    Nov 10  20:36
Nov 18  11:42    Nov 26  17:03    Dec 03  15:47    Dec 10  07:51
Dec 18  06:30    Dec 26  09:20    --               --  
 
  

2018 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time

     NEW MOON    FIRST QUARTER       FULL MOON      LAST QUARTER

     d  hh:mm         d  hh:mm        d  hh:mm          d  hh:mm

--               --               Jan 02  02:24    Jan 08  22:25
Jan 17  02:17    Jan 24  22:20    Jan 31  13:27    Feb 07  15:54
Feb 15  21:05    Feb 23  08:09    Mar 02  00:51    Mar 09  11:20
Mar 17  13:12    Mar 24  15:35    Mar 31  12:37    Apr 08  07:17
Apr 16  01:57    Apr 22  21:46    Apr 30  00:58    May 08  02:09
May 15  11:48    May 22  03:49    May 29  14:19    Jun 06  18:32
Jun 13  19:43    Jun 20  10:51    Jun 28  04:53    Jul 06  07:51
Jul 13  02:48    Jul 19  19:52    Jul 27  20:20    Aug 04  18:18
Aug 11  09:58    Aug 18  07:48    Aug 26  11:56    Sep 03  02:37
Sep 09  18:01    Sep 16  23:15    Sep 25  02:52    Oct 02  09:45
Oct 09  03:47    Oct 16  18:02    Oct 24  16:45    Oct 31  16:40
Nov 07  16:02    Nov 15  14:54    Nov 23  05:39    Nov 30  00:19
Dec 07  07:20    Dec 15  11:49    Dec 22  17:49    Dec 29  09:34
 
 
Reference:
    U.S. Naval Observatory
   http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/MoonPhase.php