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.

August 2016

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

September 2016

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