Moon Phases Calendar

For optimal auroral viewing, the Moon may not disturb because light from the Moon can be very bright which causes faint aurora to be barely visible, especially when the chances for auroral viewing are low. Below you'll find the Moon Phases for the current and next month so that you'll know exactly when the Moon will be a disturbing factor.

March 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
            1
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
2
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
3
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
4
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
5
Full Moon
Full Moon
6
Full Moon
Full Moon
7
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
8
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
9
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
10
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
11
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
12
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
13
Last Quarter
Last Quarter
14
Last Quarter
Last Quarter
15
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
16
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
17
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
18
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
19
New Moon
New Moon
20
New Moon
New Moon
21
New Moon
New Moon
22
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
23
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
24
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
25
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
26
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
27
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
28
First Quarter
First Quarter
29
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
30
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
31
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
         

April 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
    1
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
2
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
3
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
4
Full Moon
Full Moon
5
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
6
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
7
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
8
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
9
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
10
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
11
Waning Gibbious
Waning Gibbious
12
Last Quarter
Last Quarter
13
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
14
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
15
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
16
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
17
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent
18
New Moon
New Moon
19
New Moon
New Moon
20
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
21
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
22
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
23
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
24
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
25
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent
26
First Quarter
First Quarter
27
First Quarter
First Quarter
28
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
29
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
30
Waxing Gibbious
Waxing Gibbious
     
             
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
C1.26

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Middle latitude 4%
Low latitude 4%
Today
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Middle latitude 25% 5%
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