Full and New Moon - Apogee - Perigee - Eclipses - Lunar Events - 2021 Calendar Schedule - More

Latest update: May 8, 2021. Page URL indicates original publication date; meanwhile, times change and the updates continue.

When is the next full moon? Dates and times listed below, along with other interesting dates; meteoroid/meteorite showers dates also included.

Full Moon - All Images and Data from NASA

Apogee is when the moon is farthest from the earth.
Perigee is when the moon is closest to the earth.

1 kilometer equals .621371 miles.
1 mile equals 1.60934 kilometers.

ZHR = Zenith Hourly Rate (re: meteoroid/meteorite showers)

A comparison between perigee and apogee.

Year 2021 Moon Phases and Events International Calendar

(Dates and Times UTC/GMT +0:00)
Time Zone Map to convert UTC/GMT +0:00 to your time zone.
Do not forget to factor in DST when applicable.
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January 2021
  • 02 Sa 08:59 Perihelion: 0.9833 AU
  • 03 Su 14:47 Quadrantid Shower: ZHR = 120
  • 09 Sa 15:39 Moon Perigee: 367400 km
  • 13 We 05:00 New Moon
  • 21 Th 13:11 Moon Apogee: 404400 km
  • 28 Th 19:16 Full Moon
February 2021
  • 03 We 19:33 Moon Perigee: 370100 km
  • 11 Th 19:06 New Moon
  • 18 Th 10:22 Moon Apogee: 404500 km
  • 27 Sa 08:17 Full Moon
March 2021
  • 02 Tu 05:19 Moon Perigee: 365400 km
  • 13 Sa 10:21 New Moon
  • 18 Th 05:04 Moon Apogee: 405300 km
  • 20 Sa 09:37 Vernal Equinox
  • 28 Su 18:48 Full Moon
  • 30 Tu 06:12 Moon Perigee: 360300 km
April 2021
  • 12 Mo 02:31 New Moon
  • 14 We 17:47 Moon Apogee: 406100 km
  • 22 Th 12:16 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
  • 27 Tu 03:31 Full Moon
  • 27 Tu 15:24 Moon Perigee: 357400 km
May 2021
  • 05 We 01:30 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
  • 11 Tu 19:00 New Moon
  • 11 Tu 21:54 Moon Apogee: 406500 km
  • 26 We 01:52 Moon Perigee: 357300 km
  • 26 We 11:14 Full Moon
  • 26 We 11:19 Total Lunar Eclipse
June 2021
  • 08 Tu 02:27 Moon Apogee: 406200 km
  • 10 Th 10:43 Annular Solar Eclipse
  • 10 Th 10:53 New Moon
  • 21 Mo 03:32 Summer Solstice
  • 23 We 09:58 Moon Perigee: 360000 km
  • 24 Th 18:40 Full Moon
July 2021
  • 05 Mo 14:48 Moon Apogee: 405300 km
  • 06 Tu 02:59 Aphelion: 1.0167 AU
  • 10 Sa 01:16 New Moon
  • 21 We 10:30 Moon Perigee: 364500 km
  • 24 Sa 02:37 Full Moon
  • 28 We 03:17 Delta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 20
August 2021
  • 02 Mo 07:35 Moon Apogee: 404400 km
  • 08 Su 13:50 New Moon
  • 12 Th 19:11 Perseid Shower: ZHR = 90
  • 17 Tu 09:23 Moon Perigee: 369100 km
  • 22 Su 12:02 Full Moon
  • 30 Mo 02:22 Moon Apogee: 404100 km
September 2021
  • 07 Tu 00:52 New Moon
  • 11 Sa 10:06 Moon Perigee: 368500 km
  • 20 Mo 23:55 Full Moon
  • 22 We 19:21 Autumnal Equinox
  • 26 Su 21:44 Moon Apogee: 404600 km
October 2021
  • 06 We 11:05 New Moon
  • 08 Fr 17:28 Moon Perigee: 363400 km
  • 20 We 14:57 Full Moon
  • 21 Th 11:30 Orionid Shower: ZHR = 20
  • 24 Su 15:30 Moon Apogee: 405600 km
November 2021
  • 04 Th 21:15 New Moon
  • 05 Fr 11:59 South Taurid Shower: ZHR = 10
  • 05 Fr 22:23 Moon Perigee: 358800 km
  • 12 Fr 11:16 North Taurid Shower: ZHR = 15
  • 17 We 17:33 Leonid Shower: ZHR = 15
  • 19 Fr 08:58 Full Moon
  • 19 Fr 09:04 Partial Lunar Eclipse
  • 21 Su 02:14 Moon Apogee: 406300 km
December 2021
  • 04 Sa 07:34 Total Solar Eclipse
  • 04 Sa 07:43 New Moon
  • 04 Sa 10:01 Moon Perigee: 356800 km
  • 14 Tu 06:44 Geminid Shower: ZHR = 120
  • 18 Sa 02:16 Moon Apogee: 406300 km
  • 19 Su 04:36 Full Moon
  • 21 Tu 15:59 Winter Solstice
  • 22 We 15:00 Ursid Shower: ZHR = 10
Data calculations from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta. For folks interested in other dates, moon-planet conjunctions, and more; there is NASA's SKYCAL.

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