Do you want to know the date of the full moon? The full moon’s name? The moon’s current phase? The moon’s rising and setting time? How about when the moon is at perigee – closest to Earth for the month? Or maybe how long the lunar month lasts this time around? Find all this and more on our moon facts page. If you can’t find what you’re seeking, contact us and we’ll try to help you!
Understanding moon phases by Deborah Byrd
Full moon names by EarthSky
Moon phases by Fred Espenak
How do I watch a total lunar eclipse? by EarthSky
Current moon phase by the US Naval Observatory
Moon phases by the US Naval Observatory
Moonrise/moonset almanacs by EarthSky
Lunar perigee and apogee calculator by John Walker
Monthly lunar standstills: 2001-2100 by AstroPixels.com
Moon at Perigee and Apogee 2001 to 2100 by Fred Espenak
Duration of the lunar month by timeanddate.com
Moon distance calculator by timeanddate.com
Tide almanacs by EarthSky
Bruce McClure has served as lead writer for EarthSky's popular Tonight pages since 2004. He's a sundial aficionado, whose love for the heavens has taken him to Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and sailing in the North Atlantic, where he earned his celestial navigation certificate through the School of Ocean Sailing and Navigation. He also writes and hosts public astronomy programs and planetarium programs in and around his home in upstate New York.