New Moon

Young Moon
A very young moon over Waikoloa

New Moon will occur today at 11:04HST.

Saturday Feb. 2nd was the best star party weekend this month, while the weekend of the 9th provides a five day old Moon. March 2nd and 9th both offer good observing weekends.

New Moons for 2019
 Universal TimeHawaii Standard Time
January* Jan 5 01:28UTJan 5 15:28HST
February Feb 4 21:04UTFeb 4 11:04HST
March Mar 6 16:04UTMar 6 16:04HST
April Apr 5 08:50UTApr 4 22:50HST
May May 4 22:45UTMay 4 12:45HST
June Jun 3 10:02UTJun 3 00:02HST
July* Jul 2 19:16UTJul 2 09:16HST
August Aug 1 03:12UTJul 3117:12HST
August Aug 3010:37UTAug 3000:37HST
September Sep 2818:26UTSep 2808:26HST
October Oct 2803:38UTOct 2717:38HST
November Nov 2615:06UTNov 2605:06HST
December* Dec 2605:13UTDec 2519:13HST
*Solar Eclipse
Source: NASA Sky Calendar

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i.

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