2017 New Moons, Calendar of New Moons in 2017

The 2017 New Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the new moons in 2017 occurred during the year. In 2017 there were 12 new moons with the first on Friday, January 27.

A new moon is the first lunar phase that happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average. The moon itself is not visible though you may be able to “see” it because it blocks the visibility of the stars behind it.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 2017 new moons

New Moon Calendar 2017

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 2017 with exact times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

The new moons in 2017 were:

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:07 P.M. EST

The new moon in January 2017 was on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:07 PM EST. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The January 27 New Moon was the new moon in Aquarius.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 9:58 A.M. EST

The new moon in February 2017 was on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 9:58 AM EST. The New Worm Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The February 26 New Moon was the new moon in Pisces.

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:57 P.M. EDT

The new moon in March 2017 was on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:57 PM EDT. The New Pink Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The March 27 New Moon was the new moon in Aries.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 8:16 A.M. EDT

The new moon in April 2017 was on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 8:16 AM EDT. The New Flower Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The April 26 New Moon was the new moon in Taurus.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 3:44 P.M. EDT

The new moon in May 2017 was on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 3:44 PM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The May 25 New Moon was the new moon in Gemini.

Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:31 P.M. EDT

The new moon in June 2017 was on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:31 PM EDT. The New Buck Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The June 23 New Moon was the new moon in Cancer.

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5:46 A.M. EDT

The new moon in July 2017 was on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5:46 AM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The July 23 New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:30 P.M. EDT

The new moon in August 2017 was on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM EDT. The New Corn Moon was the third new moon of Summer. The August 21 New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:30 A.M. EDT

The new moon in September 2017 was on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:30 AM EDT. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The September 20 New Moon was the new moon in Virgo.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 3:12 P.M. EDT

The new moon in October 2017 was on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 3:12 PM EDT. The New Beaver Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The October 19 New Moon was the new moon in Libra.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 6:42 A.M. EST

The new moon in November 2017 was on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 6:42 AM EST. The New Cold Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The November 18 New Moon was the new moon in Scorpio.

Monday, December 18, 2017 at 1:31 A.M. EST

The new moon in December 2017 was on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 1:31 AM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The December 18 New Moon was the new moon in Sagittarius.

What were the New Moon Names in 2017?

The names of the new moons in 2017 were:

  • New Snow Moon on January 27
  • New Worm Moon on February 26
  • New Pink Moon on March 27
  • New Flower Moon on April 26
  • New Strawberry Moon on May 25
  • New Buck Moon on June 23
  • New Sturgeon Moon on July 23
  • New Corn Moon on August 21
  • New Harvest Moon on September 20
  • New Beaver Moon on October 19
  • New Cold Moon on November 18
  • New Wolf Moon on December 18

What are the phases of the moon?

The four primary phases are the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the last quarter. The minor phases are the waxing crescent, the waxing gibbous, the waning gibbous, and the waning crescent.

The lunar month lasts an average of 29.53 days and begins with the new moon. The first quarter moon occurs between the new moon and the full moon.

A full moon occurs in the middle of the lunar month when the Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon, so the moon looks completely illuminated. The last quarter moon occurs after the full moon and before the next new moon.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 2017 new moons


Sources

The dates and exact time provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Time Zone, including major cities such as New York, unless otherwise stated, and adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year. Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar. The supermoon calculations are based on those by AstroPixels.