May’s full moon is called the Flower Moon

The May full moon occurs in the morning of May 23, but looks full on the previous evening and as it rises on May 23. Learn more about the Flower Moon.

April full moon – the Pink Moon – falls on April 23

The April 2024 full moon – on April 23 – is the Pink Moon and lies near the star Spica in the constellation Virgo. Find star charts here.

2024’s biggest eclipse MISS happens January 11

January's new moon will be the biggest eclipse miss of 2024, an ultra-thin crescent not nearly aligned closely enough with the sun for a solar eclipse.

2023’s most-illuminated quarter moon is tonight

Some quarter moons are fuller than others! The most-illuminated quarter moon of 2023 is on December 5. Learn more unique moon dates for 2024.

November full moon and Jupiter this weekend

The November full moon will fall overnight on November 26-27, 2023. Bright Jupiter will be nearby. And the Pleiades star cluster will lie in the moon's glare.

Do we all see the same moon phase from Earth?

No matter where you are on the globe, we all see the same moon phase. So why do photos from a distant location sometimes look different from what you're seeing?

September full moon 2024 is a super Harvest Moon

The September full moon - the Harvest Moon supermoon - happens overnight on September 28-29, 2023. This full moon lies between Jupiter and Saturn.

Do you sleep less before a full moon? Research says yes

A new study shows that - whether you live in a rural or urban environment - you might sleep less before a full moon.

August 1 supermoon: Fav photos from our community

The August supermoon was the 2nd of 4 supermoons in a row. Coming up ... supermoons in late August and September. Enjoy these photos!

July supermoon photo gallery from our readers

Enjoy these great photos of the July supermoon. It's the first of four supermoons in a row. August will have two supermoons and September will have one.