See a photo of the September 27, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse at the bottom of this page.
The earth’s moon is only 239,000 miles away. We landed astronauts on the moon six times and collected over 836 pounds of rocks.
We think the moon is about the same age as the earth, which is 4.3 billion years.
Moon Phases for 2023
6 Full Moon 14 Last Quarter Moon 21 New Moon 28 First Quarter Moon
5 Full Moon 13 Last Quarter Moon 20 New Moon 27 First Quarter Moon
7 Full Moon 14 Last Quarter Moon 21 New Moon 28 First Quarter Moon
5 Full Moon 13 Last Quarter Moon 19 New Moon (Solar Eclipse (not visible)) 27 First Quarter Moon
5 Full Moon (Lunar Eclipse (not visible)) 12 Last Quarter Moon 19 New Moon 27 First Quarter Moon
3 Full Moon 10 Last Quarter Moon 17 New Moon 26 First Quarter Moon
3 Full Moon 9 Last Quarter Moon 17 New Moon 25 First Quarter
1 Full Moon 8 Last Quarter Moon 16 New Moon 24 First Quarter Moon 30 Full Moon (Blue Moon)
6 Last Quarter Moon 14 New Moon 22 First Quarter Moon 29 Full Moon
6 Last Quarter Moon 14 New Moon Solar Eclipse (Partial in Tidewater) 21 First Quarter Moon 28 Full Moon (Lunar Eclipse)*
5 Last Quarter Moon 13 New Moon 20 First Quarter Moon 27 Full Moon
5 Last Quarter Moon 12 New Moon 19 First Quarter Moon 26 Full Moon
- *Not visible in Tidewater
Total Lunar Eclipse on September 27, 2015 Photo credit: K. Blackwell
There will be two Total Lunar Eclipses’ occurring in 2023. Unfortunately, none of them will be visible in Tidewater. The next Total Lunar Eclipse visible here will be March 25, 2024. Go to the home page and click on “Events” to see additional information.