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Will you see the moon Friday morning from the Americas? Not likely. New moon will come on June 24, 2017 at 02:31 UTC.
Watch for the last quarter moon tonight after midnight – or around dawn Saturday – and use it to imagine Earth’s motion through space.
Watch for the moon late at night now, or in the early morning. Last quarter moon will come on June 17.
Full moon will come on June 9. It’s the smallest full moon of 2017. It rides low in the sky for the Northern Hemisphere, and high for the Southern Hemisphere.
It appears more than half, but less than full. The full moon coming up on the night of June 9 will be the smallest of 2017.
It officially comes on June 1, but, if you live in the Americas, watch for a nearly 1st quarter moon on the night of May 31. It’ll appear almost half-illuminated from Earth.
The young moon is back in the west after sunset. Very lovely, and passing near some bright stars on Sunday evening.
It’s not just any supermoon, but the closest and largest supermoon of 2017. The young moon that follows this new moon will mark the beginning of Ramadan.
How can you come to know our ever-changing moon? The most important key is that it’s a world in space with a day side and a night side.
Everything you want to know about the moon in 2017 – including phases, cycles, eclipses and supermoons – from world-renowned astronomer Fred Espenak.
Half the moon always faces us. And half the moon is always lit by the sun. But, in the language of astronomers, there are no ‘half moons.’
An astrophotographer in France captured an amazing photo of the moon at the precise instant of new moon.
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