FULL MOON

The Full Moon number for the year 2006 is 16 The Full Moon number minus the numerical value of the month (January =1, February =2, December =12) is the date the full moon falls on. Due to time zones and the international date line, local calendar date may vary by one or two days.

NEW MOON

The New Moon number for the year 2006 is 31. The new Moon number minus the numerical value of the month (January =1, February =2, December =12) is the date the new moon falls on. Due to time zones and the international date line, local calendar date may vary by one or two days.

 

The three rules to find the lunar phases based on the solar calendar are:

1)The lunar phase repeats every 19 years.

2)The lunar year is 11 days shorter than a solar year.

3)Add 3 years AND subtract 3 days OR Subtract 3 years AND add 3 days.

 

FULL MOON NUMBERS 1995-2018

1995....18 ..............................1996......6/36.........................1997.....25

1998....15 ..............................1999......2/34.........................2000.....22

2001....12/42..........................2002......31............................2003.....19

2004....9/39............................2005......28............................2006.....16

2007....6/36............................2008......25............................2009.....13

2010....3/33............................2011......22............................2012.....10/40

2013....29 ..............................2014......18............................2015.....6/36

2016....25 ..............................2017......15............................2018.....2/34

To change phases from Full to new Moon: ADD or Subtract 15 days, for First quarter Moon Subtract 7 days, Last quarter ADD 7 days to FULL MOON NUMBERS