2012 Phases of the Moon

                     Prepared by Anthony Cook
                       Griffith Observatory 
                       Pacific Time Zone
        (Corrected for Daylight Saving Time Mar 11 - Nov 4)
 
NEW MOON          FIRST QUARTER     FULL MOON         LAST QUARTER
  JAN  8 11:30 pm  JAN 16  1:08 am
JAN 22 11:39 pm JAN 30 8:10 pm FEB 7 1:54 pm FEB 14 9:04 am FEB 21  2:35 pm   FEB 29  5:21 pm   MAR  8  1:39 am  MAR 14  6:25 pm MAR 22  7:37 am   MAR 30 12:41 pm   APR  6 12:19 pm   APR 13  3:50 am APR 21 12:18 am   APR 29  2:57 am   MAY 5  8:35 pm   MAY 12 2:47 pm MAY 20 4:47 pm   MAY 28  1:16 pm   JUN  4  4:12 am   JUN 11 3:41 am JUN 19  8:02 am   JUN 26  8:30 pm   JUL  3 11:52 am   JUL 10  6:48 pm JUL 18  9:24 pm   JUL 26  1:56 am  AUG  1  8:27 pm  AUG  9 11:55 am AUG 17 8:54 am   AUG 24  6:54 am  AUG 31  6:58 am   SEP 8  6:15 am SEP 15  7:11 pm   SEP 22 12:41 pm   SEP 29 8:19 pm   OCT  8 12:33 am OCT 15  5:03 am   OCT 21  8:32 pm  OCT 29 12:49 pm   NOV  6  4:36 pm NOV 13 2:08 pm   NOV 20  6:31 am  NOV 28  6:46 am   DEC 6  7:31 am
DEC 13 12:42 am   DEC 19  9:19 pm   DEC 28 2:21 am
                                    Seasons
          spring equinox        10:14 pm  PDT      March 19
          summer solstice        4:09 pm  PDT      June 20
          autumn equinox         7:49 am  PDT      September 22
          winter solstice        3:12 am  PST      December 21

			 
Data from US Naval Observatory MICA software and the 2012 Astonomical Almanac, corrected for Los Angeles' local time zone and daylight time when in effect.

               
The earth is at perihelion (closest to the sun–91,401,964 miles) on January 4 at 4:09 p.m., P.S.T.
The earth is at aphelion (farthest from sun–94,505,853 miles) on July 4 at 8:33 p.m.,PDT
(Data from NASA Horizons on-line ephemeris)

Rev. 1-04-12