Phases of Earth's Moon Each Month of the Year:
A.D. 2017

Also, Eclipses (beginning 2007 March); Monthly Times of Lunar Apogee and Perigee (beginning 2007 April)

A.D. 2017

January ** February ** March

April ** May ** June

July ** August ** September

October ** November ** December

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Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

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A.D. 2017

2017 January

* Thur., Jan. 5, 2:47 p.m. EST / 19:47 UTC - Moon Phase: First Quarter.

* Tue., Jan. 10, 1:00 a.m. EST / 6:00 UTC - Moon at perigee: 225,705.6291 miles / 363,238 kilometers.

* Thur., Jan. 12, 6:34 a.m. EST / 11:34 UTC - Moon Phase: Full Moon (Wolf Moon).

* Thur., Jan. 19, 5:13 p.m. EST / 22:13 UTC - Moon Phase: Last Quarter.

* Sat., Jan. 21, 7:00 p.m. EST / Jan. 22, 0:00 UTC - Moon at apogee: 251,601.8949 miles / 404,914 kilometers.

* Fri., Jan. 27, 7:07 p.m. EST / Jan. 28, 0:07 UTC - Moon Phase: New Moon - Lunation # 1164.

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

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2017 February

* Fri., Feb. 3, 11:19 p.m. EST / Feb. 4, 4:19 UTC - Moon Phase: First Quarter.

* Mon., Feb. 6, 9:00 a.m. EST / 14:00 UTC - Moon at perigee: 229,171.6376 miles / 368,816 kilometers.

* Fri., Feb. 10, 7:33 p.m. EST / Feb. 11, 0:33 UTC - Moon Phase: Full Moon (Snow Moon).

* Fri., Feb. 10, 7:43:52.9 p.m. EST / Feb. 11, 0:43:52.9 UTC - Time of greatest eclipse for Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, dimly visible through most of the world except extreme western Alaska, extreme eastern Asia, Australia, New Zealand and most of the Pacific Ocean.

* Sat., Feb. 18, 2:33 p.m. EST / 19:33 UTC - Moon Phase: Last Quarter.

* Sat., Feb. 18, 4:00 p.m. EST / 21:00 UTC - Moon at apogee: 251,267.5972 miles / 404,376 kilometers.

* Sun., Feb. 26, 9:53:24.3 a.m. EST / 14:53:24.3 UTC - Time of greatest eclipse for Annular Solar Eclipse visible in a narrow path from the South Pacific Ocean through Chile, Argentina, South Atlantic Ocean, Angola, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A Partial Solar Eclipse will be visible over a wider area of the eastern portion of the South Pacific Ocean, southern two-thirds of South America, South Atlantic Ocean, southern two-thirds of Africa, and a small portion of Antarctica.
NEVER look directly at a Solar Eclipse or Eclipse of the Sun unless you have the training and proper equipment to do so safely.
SAFE WAY TO VIEW SOLAR ECLIPSE OR ECLIPSE OF THE SUN

* Sun., Feb. 26, 9:58 a.m. EST / 14:58 UTC - Moon Phase: New Moon - Lunation # 1165.

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 March

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 April

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 May

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 June

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 July

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 August

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 September

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 October

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 November

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans

2017 December

Current Phase *** Phases Next 27.322 Days (Orbital Period)

Phases of Moon Defined -- New Moon *** First Quarter *** Full Moon *** Last (or "Third") Quarter

Full Moon Names and Their Meanings, as Defined by Native Americans


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