monthly moon

When is the next Full Moon?

It takes the moon about 27.3 days to travel it's complete orbit around the earth. With the months being 28 to 31 days long it makes the Full Moon and New Moon fall on a different day of the month every year and rather difficult to keep track of.

NEW Full Moon Calendar


Moon Phase Explanation

New Moon

New Moon - The Moon's unilluminated side is facing the Earth.

waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent - The Moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight.

first quarter

First Quarter - One-half of the Moon appears to be illuminated by direct sunlight.

Waxing Gibbous - The Moon appears to be more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight.

Full Moon - The Moon's illuminated side is facing the Earth.

Waning Gibbous - The Moon appears to be more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight.

Last Quarter - One-half of the Moon appears to be illuminated by direct sunlight.

Waning Crescent - The Moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight.


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