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.

September 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
     1

Waning Gibbous
2

Waning Gibbous
3

Last Quarter
4

Last Quarter
5

Waning Crescent
6

Waning Crescent
7

Waning Crescent
8

Waning Crescent
9

New Moon
10

New Moon
11

New Moon
12

Waxing Crescent
13

Waxing Crescent
14

Waxing Crescent
15

Waxing Crescent
16

Waxing Crescent
17

Waxing Crescent
18

First Quarter
19

Waxing Gibbous
20

Waxing Gibbous
21

Waxing Gibbous
22

Waxing Gibbous
23

Waxing Gibbous
24

Waxing Gibbous
25

Full Moon
26

Waning Gibbous
27

Waning Gibbous
28

Waning Gibbous
29

Waning Gibbous
30

Waning Gibbous
       

October 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1

Waning Gibbous
2

Waning Gibbous
3

Last Quarter
4

Waning Crescent
5

Waning Crescent
6

Waning Crescent
7

Waning Crescent
8

Waning Crescent
9

New Moon
10

New Moon
11

Waxing Crescent
12

Waxing Crescent
13

Waxing Crescent
14

Waxing Crescent
15

Waxing Crescent
16

Waxing Crescent
17

First Quarter
18

First Quarter
19

Waxing Gibbous
20

Waxing Gibbous
21

Waxing Gibbous
22

Waxing Gibbous
23

Waxing Gibbous
24

Full Moon
25

Full Moon
26

Waning Gibbous
27

Waning Gibbous
28

Waning Gibbous
29

Waning Gibbous
30

Waning Gibbous
31

Waning Gibbous
    
       
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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