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.

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  1

Waxing Gibbous
2

Waxing Gibbous
3

Waxing Gibbous
4

Full Moon
5

Waning Gibbous
6

Waning Gibbous
7

Waning Gibbous
8

Waning Gibbous
9

Waning Gibbous
10

Waning Gibbous
11

Waning Gibbous
12

Last Quarter
13

Waning Crescent
14

Waning Crescent
15

Waning Crescent
16

Waning Crescent
17

Waning Crescent
18

New Moon
19

New Moon
20

Waxing Crescent
21

Waxing Crescent
22

Waxing Crescent
23

Waxing Crescent
24

Waxing Crescent
25

Waxing Crescent
26

First Quarter
27

First Quarter
28

Waxing Gibbous
29

Waxing Gibbous
30

Waxing Gibbous
   
       

December 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
    1

Waxing Gibbous
2

Waxing Gibbous
3

Full Moon
4

Full Moon
5

Waning Gibbous
6

Waning Gibbous
7

Waning Gibbous
8

Waning Gibbous
9

Waning Gibbous
10

Waning Gibbous
11

Last Quarter
12

Last Quarter
13

Waning Crescent
14

Waning Crescent
15

Waning Crescent
16

Waning Crescent
17

New Moon
18

New Moon
19

New Moon
20

Waxing Crescent
21

Waxing Crescent
22

Waxing Crescent
23

Waxing Crescent
24

Waxing Crescent
25

Waxing Crescent
26

First Quarter
27

Waxing Gibbous
28

Waxing Gibbous
29

Waxing Gibbous
30

Waxing Gibbous
31

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

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