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.

June 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
   1

Waxing Crescent
2

First Quarter
3

First Quarter
4

Waxing Gibbious
5

Waxing Gibbious
6

Waxing Gibbious
7

Waxing Gibbious
8

Waxing Gibbious
9

Full Moon
10

Full Moon
11

Waning Gibbious
12

Waning Gibbious
13

Waning Gibbious
14

Waning Gibbious
15

Waning Gibbious
16

Waning Gibbious
17

Last Quarter
18

Last Quarter
19

Waning Crescent
20

Waning Crescent
21

Waning Crescent
22

Waning Crescent
23

New Moon
24

New Moon
25

New Moon
26

Waxing Crescent
27

Waxing Crescent
28

Waxing Crescent
29

Waxing Crescent
30

Waxing Crescent
  
       

July 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
     1

Waxing Crescent
2

First Quarter
3

Waxing Gibbious
4

Waxing Gibbious
5

Waxing Gibbious
6

Waxing Gibbious
7

Waxing Gibbious
8

Waxing Gibbious
9

Full Moon
10

Waning Gibbious
11

Waning Gibbious
12

Waning Gibbious
13

Waning Gibbious
14

Waning Gibbious
15

Waning Gibbious
16

Waning Gibbious
17

Last Quarter
18

Waning Crescent
19

Waning Crescent
20

Waning Crescent
21

Waning Crescent
22

Waning Crescent
23

New Moon
24

New Moon
25

Waxing Crescent
26

Waxing Crescent
27

Waxing Crescent
28

Waxing Crescent
29

Waxing Crescent
30

Waxing Crescent
31

First Quarter
      
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