New and Full Moons in 2018

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

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Observing

Full Moons 2018

Sunset/Moonrise

New Moons 2018

Sunset/Moonset
Jan 2 5:00 pm EST Jan 17 5:00 pm EST
Jan 31 5:45 pm EST Feb 5 5:30 pm EST
Mar 2 5:45 pm EST Mar 17 7:15 pm EDT
Mar 31 7:45 pm EDT Apr 16 7:45 pm EDT
Apr 30 7:30 pm EDT May 15 8:15 pm EDT
May 29 8:30 pm EDT Jun 13 8:30 pm EDT
Jun 28 8:30 pm EDT Jul 13 8:30 pm EDT
Jul 27 8:45 pm EDT Aug 11 8:00 pm EDT
Aug 26 7:35 pm EDT Sep 9 7:15 pm EDT
Sep 25 7:00 pm EDT Oct 9 6:30 pm EDT
Oct 24 6:30 pm EDT Nov 7 4:45 pm EST
Nov 23 4:45 pm EST Dec 7 4:30 pm EST
Dec 22 5:00 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.


 

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

 

2019 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 06  01:28    Jan  14 06:45    Jan 21  05:16    Jan 27  21:10
Feb 04  21:04    Feb  12 22:26    Feb 19  15:53    Feb 26  11:28
Mar 06  16:04    Mar  14 10:27    Mar 21  01:43    Mar 28  04:10
Apr 05  08:50    Apr  12 19:06    Apr 19  11:12    Apr 26  22:18
May 04  22:45    May 12  01:12    May 18  21:11    May 26  16:34
Jun 03  10:02    Jun 10  05:59    Jun 17  08:31    Jun 25  09:46
Jul 02  19:16    Jul 09  10:55    Jul 16  21:38    Jul 25  01:18
Aug 01  03:12    Aug 07  17:31    Aug 15  12:29    Aug 23  14:56
Aug 30  10:37    Sep 06  03:10    Sep 14  04:33    Sep 22  02:41
Sep 28  18:26    Oct 05  16:47    Oct 13  21:08    Oct 21  12:39
Oct 28  03:38    Nov 04  10:23    Nov 12  13:34    Nov 19  21:11
Nov 26  15:06    Dec 04  06:58    Dec 12  05:12    Dec 19  04:57
Dec 26  05:13    --               --               -- 

 

2020 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 03  04:45    Jan 10  19:21    Jan 17  12:58
Jan 24  21:42    Feb 02  01:42    Feb 09  07:33    Feb 15  22:17
Feb 23  15:32    Mar 02  19:57    Mar 09  17:48    Mar 16  09:34
Mar 24  09:28    Apr 01  10:21    Apr 08  02:35    Apr 14  22:56
Apr 23  02:26    Apr 30  20:38    May 07  10:45    May 14  14:03
May 22  17:39    May 30  03:30    Jun 05  19:12    Jun 13  06:24
Jun 21  06:41    Jun 28  08:16    Jul 05  04:44    Jul 12  23:29
Jul 20  17:33    Jul 27  12:32    Aug 03  15:59    Aug 11  16:45
Aug 19  02:42    Aug 25  17:58    Sep 02  05:22    Sep 10  09:26
Sep 17  11:00    Sep 24  01:55    Oct 01  21:05    Oct 10  00:39
Oct 16  19:31    Oct 23  13:23    Oct 31  14:49    Nov 08  13:46
Nov 15  05:07    Nov 22  04:45    Nov 30  09:30    Dec 08  00:36
Dec 14  16:16    Dec 21  23:41    Dec 30  03:28    --

 

Reference:
    U.S. Naval Observatory
   http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/MoonPhase.php