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.

May 2021

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Waning Gibbous
2

Waning Gibbous
3

Waning Gibbous
4

Waning Gibbous
5

Last Quarter
6

Waning Crescent
7

Waning Crescent
8

Waning Crescent
9

Waning Crescent
10

Waning Crescent
11

New Moon
12

New Moon
13

Waxing Crescent
14

Waxing Crescent
15

Waxing Crescent
16

Waxing Crescent
17

Waxing Crescent
18

Waxing Crescent
19

First Quarter
20

First Quarter
21

Waxing Gibbous
22

Waxing Gibbous
23

Waxing Gibbous
24

Waxing Gibbous
25

Waxing Gibbous
26

Full Moon
27

Full Moon
28

Waning Gibbous
29

Waning Gibbous
30

Waning Gibbous
31

Waning Gibbous
      

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