Phases of the Moon 2015-2020
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2015 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)


 
        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

                                    Jan  5  4 53    Jan 13  9 46

    Jan 20 13 14    Jan 27  4 48    Feb  3 23 09    Feb 12  3 50

    Feb 18 23 47    Feb 25 17 14    Mar  5 18 05    Mar 13 17 48

    Mar 20  9 36    Mar 27  7 43    Apr  4 12 05    Apr 12  3 44

    Apr 18 18 57    Apr 25 23 55    May  4  3 42    May 11 10 36

    May 18  4 13    May 25 17 19    Jun  2 16 19    Jun  9 15 42

    Jun 16 14 05    Jun 24 11 02    Jul  2  2 20    Jul  8 20 24

    Jul 16  1 24    Jul 24  4 04    Jul 31 10 43    Aug  7  2 03

    Aug 14 14 53    Aug 22 19 31    Aug 29 18 35    Sep  5  9 54

    Sep 13  6 41    Sep 21  8 59    Sep 28  2 50    Oct  4 21 06

    Oct 13  0 06    Oct 20 20 31    Oct 27 12 05    Nov  3 12 24

    Nov 11 17 47    Nov 19  6 27    Nov 25 22 44    Dec  3  7 40

    Dec 11 10 29    Dec 18 15 14    Dec 25 11 11
                
 



2016 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)


 
        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

                                                    Jan  2  5 30

    Jan 10  1 30    Jan 16 23 26    Jan 24  1 46    Feb  1  3 28

    Feb  8 14 39    Feb 15  7 46    Feb 22 18 20    Mar  1 23 11

    Mar  9  1 54    Mar 15 17 03    Mar 23 12 01    Mar 31 15 17

    Apr  7 11 24    Apr 14  3 59    Apr 22  5 24    Apr 30  3 29

    May  6 19 29    May 13 17 02    May 21 21 14    May 29 12 12

    Jun  5  2 59    Jun 12  8 10    Jun 20 11 02    Jun 27 18 19

    Jul  4 11 01    Jul 12  0 52    Jul 19 22 56    Jul 26 23 00

    Aug  2 20 44    Aug 10 18 21    Aug 18  9 26    Aug 25  3 41

    Sep  1  9 03    Sep  9 11 49    Sep 16 19 05    Sep 23  9 56

    Oct  1  0 11    Oct  9  4 33    Oct 16  4 23    Oct 22 19 14

    Oct 30 17 38    Nov  7 19 51    Nov 14 13 52    Nov 21  8 33

    Nov 29 12 18    Dec  7  9 03    Dec 14  0 05    Dec 21  1 56

    Dec 29  6 53
                                                
 



2017 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)



        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

                    Jan  5 19 47    Jan 12 11 34    Jan 19 22 13

    Jan 28  0 07    Feb  4  4 19    Feb 11  0 33    Feb 18 19 33

    Feb 26 14 58    Mar  5 11 32    Mar 12 14 54    Mar 20 15 58

    Mar 28  2 57    Apr  3 18 39    Apr 11  6 08    Apr 19  9 57

    Apr 26 12 16    May  3  2 47    May 10 21 42    May 19  0 33

    May 25 19 44    Jun  1 12 42    Jun  9 13 10    Jun 17 11 33

    Jun 24  2 31    Jul  1  0 51    Jul  9  4 06    Jul 16 19 26

    Jul 23  9 45    Jul 30 15 23    Aug  7 18 11    Aug 15  1 15

    Aug 21 18 30    Aug 29  8 13    Sep  6  7 03    Sep 13  6 25

    Sep 20  5 30    Sep 28  2 53    Oct  5 18 40    Oct 12 12 25

    Oct 19 19 12    Oct 27 22 22    Nov  4  5 23    Nov 10 20 36

    Nov 18 11 42    Nov 26 17 03    Dec  3 15 47    Dec 10  7 51

    Dec 18  6 30    Dec 26  9 20
                                
 



2018 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)



        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

                                    Jan  2  2 24    Jan  8 22 25

    Jan 17  2 17    Jan 24 22 20    Jan 31 13 27    Feb  7 15 54

    Feb 15 21 05    Feb 23  8 09    Mar  2  0 51    Mar  9 11 20

    Mar 17 13 11    Mar 24 15 35    Mar 31 12 37    Apr  8  7 17

    Apr 16  1 57    Apr 22 21 45    Apr 30  0 58    May  8  2 09

    May 15 11 48    May 22  3 49    May 29 14 19    Jun  6 18 32

    Jun 13 19 43    Jun 20 10 51    Jun 28  4 53    Jul  6  7 51

    Jul 13  2 48    Jul 19 19 52    Jul 27 20 20    Aug  4 18 18

    Aug 11  9 58    Aug 18  7 48    Aug 26 11 56    Sep  3  2 37

    Sep  9 18 01    Sep 16 23 15    Sep 25  2 52    Oct  2  9 45

    Oct  9  3 47    Oct 16 18 02    Oct 24 16 45    Oct 31 16 40

    Nov  7 16 02    Nov 15 14 54    Nov 23  5 39    Nov 30  0 19

    Dec  7  7 20    Dec 15 11 49    Dec 22 17 48    Dec 29  9 34

 



2019 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)



        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

    Jan  6  1 28    Jan 14  6 45    Jan 21  5 16    Jan 27 21 10

    Feb  4 21 03    Feb 12 22 26    Feb 19 15 53    Feb 26 11 28

    Mar  6 16 04    Mar 14 10 27    Mar 21  1 43    Mar 28  4 10

    Apr  5  8 50    Apr 12 19 06    Apr 19 11 12    Apr 26 22 18

    May  4 22 45    May 12  1 12    May 18 21 11    May 26 16 33

    Jun  3 10 02    Jun 10  5 59    Jun 17  8 31    Jun 25  9 46

    Jul  2 19 16    Jul  9 10 55    Jul 16 21 38    Jul 25  1 18

    Aug  1  3 12    Aug  7 17 31    Aug 15 12 29    Aug 23 14 56

    Aug 30 10 37    Sep  6  3 10    Sep 14  4 33    Sep 22  2 41

    Sep 28 18 26    Oct  5 16 47    Oct 13 21 08    Oct 21 12 39

    Oct 28  3 38    Nov  4 10 23    Nov 12 13 34    Nov 19 21 11

    Nov 26 15 05    Dec  4  6 58    Dec 12  5 12    Dec 19  4 57

    Dec 26  5 13
                                                
 



2020 Phases of the Moon

Universal Time (GMT)



        New Moon   First Quarter       Full Moon    Last Quarter    

         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M         D  H  M

                    Jan  3  4 45    Jan 10 19 21    Jan 17 12 58

    Jan 24 21 42    Feb  2  1 42    Feb  9  7 33    Feb 15 22 17

    Feb 23 15 32    Mar  2 19 57    Mar  9 17 48    Mar 16  9 34

    Mar 24  9 28    Apr  1 10 21    Apr  8  2 35    Apr 14 22 56

    Apr 23  2 26    Apr 30 20 38    May  7 10 45    May 14 14 03

    May 22 17 39    May 30  3 30    Jun  5 19 12    Jun 13  6 24

    Jun 21  6 41    Jun 28  8 16    Jul  5  4 44    Jul 12 23 29

    Jul 20 17 33    Jul 27 12 32    Aug  3 15 59    Aug 11 16 45

    Aug 19  2 42    Aug 25 17 58    Sep  2  5 22    Sep 10  9 26

    Sep 17 11 00    Sep 24  1 55    Oct  1 21 05    Oct 10  0 39

    Oct 16 19 31    Oct 23 13 23    Oct 31 14 49    Nov  8 13 46

    Nov 15  5 07    Nov 22  4 45    Nov 30  9 30    Dec  8  0 36

    Dec 14 16 16    Dec 21 23 41    Dec 30  3 28
                
 

 New Moon -- the Moon is not illuminated by direct sunlight.

 Waxing Crescent -- the visible Moon is partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

 First Quarter -- one-half of the Moon appears illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

 Waxing Gibbous -- the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.
NOTE:  Gibbous etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin gibbosus meaning humpbacked, from Latin gibbus meaning hump.

 Full Moon -- the visible Moon is fully illuminated by direct sunlight.

 Waning Gibbous -- the Moon is less than fully but more than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing.

 Last Quarter -- one-half of the Moon appears illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing.

 Waning Crescent -- the Moon is partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing.
NOTE:  Following Waning Crescent is a New Moon, beginning a repetition of the complete phase cycle of 29.5 days average duration.

(Information courtesy of  USNO)

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