1978 Moon Phases: Lunar Phases Calendar for 1978

The 1978 Moon Phases schedule will help you look back at when the new, first quarter, full, and last quarter moons occurred each month of the year.

Water color of the four moon phases for the dates of the 1978 Moon Phases Calendar

The dates and times provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) timezones. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time for reference. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

1978 Moon Phases Calendar

Below are the lunar phases for 1978 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that were on the schedule for each month. The date and times are based on both the United States Eastern Time Zone and UTC.

January 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in January 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJanuary 2, 1978 7:07 AM ESTJanuary 2, 1978 12:07 PM UTC
New MoonJanuary 8, 1978 11:00 PM ESTJanuary 9, 1978 4:00 AM UTC
First QuarterJanuary 15, 1978 10:03 PM ESTJanuary 16, 1978 3:03 AM UTC
Full MoonJanuary 24, 1978 2:56 AM ESTJanuary 24, 1978 7:56 AM UTC
Last QuarterJanuary 31, 1978 6:51 PM ESTJanuary 31, 1978 11:51 PM UTC

February 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in February 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonFebruary 7, 1978 9:54 AM ESTFebruary 7, 1978 2:54 PM UTC
First QuarterFebruary 14, 1978 5:11 PM ESTFebruary 14, 1978 10:11 PM UTC
Full MoonFebruary 22, 1978 8:26 PM ESTFebruary 23, 1978 1:26 AM UTC

March 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in March 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterMarch 2, 1978 3:34 AM ESTMarch 2, 1978 8:34 AM UTC
New MoonMarch 8, 1978 9:36 PM ESTMarch 9, 1978 2:36 AM UTC
First QuarterMarch 16, 1978 1:21 PM ESTMarch 16, 1978 6:21 PM UTC
Full MoonMarch 24, 1978 11:20 AM ESTMarch 24, 1978 4:20 PM UTC
Last QuarterMarch 31, 1978 10:11 AM ESTMarch 31, 1978 3:11 PM UTC

April 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in April 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonApril 7, 1978 10:15 AM ESTApril 7, 1978 3:15 PM UTC
First QuarterApril 15, 1978 8:56 AM ESTApril 15, 1978 1:56 PM UTC
Full MoonApril 22, 1978 11:11 PM ESTApril 23, 1978 4:11 AM UTC
Last QuarterApril 29, 1978 4:02 PM ESTApril 29, 1978 9:02 PM UTC

May 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in May 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonMay 7, 1978 12:47 AM EDTMay 7, 1978 4:47 AM UTC
First QuarterMay 15, 1978 3:40 AM EDTMay 15, 1978 7:40 AM UTC
Full MoonMay 22, 1978 9:17 AM EDTMay 22, 1978 1:17 PM UTC
Last QuarterMay 28, 1978 11:30 PM EDTMay 29, 1978 3:30 AM UTC

June 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in June 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonJune 5, 1978 3:02 PM EDTJune 5, 1978 7:02 PM UTC
First QuarterJune 13, 1978 6:44 PM EDTJune 13, 1978 10:44 PM UTC
Full MoonJune 20, 1978 4:30 PM EDTJune 20, 1978 8:30 PM UTC
Last QuarterJune 27, 1978 7:44 AM EDTJune 27, 1978 11:44 AM UTC

July 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in July 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonJuly 5, 1978 5:50 AM EDTJuly 5, 1978 9:50 AM UTC
First QuarterJuly 13, 1978 6:49 AM EDTJuly 13, 1978 10:49 AM UTC
Full MoonJuly 19, 1978 11:05 PM EDTJuly 20, 1978 3:05 AM UTC
Last QuarterJuly 26, 1978 6:31 PM EDTJuly 26, 1978 10:31 PM UTC

August 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in August 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonAugust 3, 1978 9:01 PM EDTAugust 4, 1978 1:01 AM UTC
First QuarterAugust 11, 1978 4:06 PM EDTAugust 11, 1978 8:06 PM UTC
Full MoonAugust 18, 1978 6:14 AM EDTAugust 18, 1978 10:14 AM UTC
Last QuarterAugust 25, 1978 8:18 AM EDTAugust 25, 1978 12:18 PM UTC

September 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in September 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonSeptember 2, 1978 12:09 PM EDTSeptember 2, 1978 4:09 PM UTC
First QuarterSeptember 9, 1978 11:20 PM EDTSeptember 10, 1978 3:20 AM UTC
Full MoonSeptember 16, 1978 3:01 PM EDTSeptember 16, 1978 7:01 PM UTC
Last QuarterSeptember 24, 1978 1:07 AM EDTSeptember 24, 1978 5:07 AM UTC

October 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in October 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonOctober 2, 1978 2:41 AM EDTOctober 2, 1978 6:41 AM UTC
First QuarterOctober 9, 1978 5:38 AM EDTOctober 9, 1978 9:38 AM UTC
Full MoonOctober 16, 1978 2:09 AM EDTOctober 16, 1978 6:09 AM UTC
Last QuarterOctober 23, 1978 8:34 PM EDTOctober 24, 1978 12:34 AM UTC
New MoonOctober 31, 1978 3:06 PM ESTOctober 31, 1978 8:06 PM UTC

November 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in November 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
First QuarterNovember 7, 1978 11:18 AM ESTNovember 7, 1978 4:18 PM UTC
Full MoonNovember 14, 1978 3:00 PM ESTNovember 14, 1978 8:00 PM UTC
Last QuarterNovember 22, 1978 4:24 PM ESTNovember 22, 1978 9:24 PM UTC
New MoonNovember 30, 1978 3:19 AM ESTNovember 30, 1978 8:19 AM UTC

December 1978 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in December 1978 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
First QuarterDecember 6, 1978 7:34 PM ESTDecember 7, 1978 12:34 AM UTC
Full MoonDecember 14, 1978 7:31 AM ESTDecember 14, 1978 12:31 PM UTC
Last QuarterDecember 22, 1978 12:42 PM ESTDecember 22, 1978 5:42 PM UTC
New MoonDecember 29, 1978 2:36 PM ESTDecember 29, 1978 7:36 PM UTC
Photo of the moon for the dates of the 1978 Moon Phases