2017 Phases of the Moon, Seasons, and the Sun

Pacific Time Zone
(Corrected for Daylight Saving Time Mar 12-Nov 5)

NEW MOONFIRST QUARTERFULL MOONLAST QUARTER
JAN 5 11:47 am JAN 12 3:34 am JAN 19 2:13 pm
JAN 27 4:07 pm FEB 3 8:19 pm FEB 10 4:33 pm FEB 18 11:33 am
FEB 26 6:58 am MAR 5 3:32 am MAR 12 7:54 am MAR 20 8:58 am
MAR 27 7:57 pm APR 3 11:39 am APR 10 11:08 pm APR 19 2:57 am
APR 26 5:16 am MAY 2 7:47 pm MAY 10 2:42 pm MAY 18 5:33 pm
MAY 25 12:44 pm JUN 1 5:42 am JUN 9 6:10 am JUN 17 4:33 am
JUN 23 7:31 pm JUN 30 5:51 pm JUL 8 9:07 pm JUL 16 12:26 pm
JUL 23 2:46 am JUL 30 8:23 am AUG 7 11:11 am AUG 14 6:15 pm
AUG 21 11:30 am AUG 29 1:13 am SEP 6 12:03 am SEP 12 11:25 pm
SEP 19 10:30 pm SEP 27 7:53 pm OCT 5 11:40 am OCT 12 5:25 am
OCT 19 12:12 pm OCT 27 3:22 pm NOV 3 10:23 pm NOV 10 12:36 pm
NOV 18 3:42 am NOV 26 9:03 am DEC 3 7:47 am DEC 9 11:51 pm
DEC 17 10:30 pm DEC 26 1:20 am

Seasons

vernal (spring) equinoxMarch 20 3:29 am PST
summer solsticeJune 209:24 pm PDT
autumnal (fall) equinoxSeptember 221:02 pm PDT
winter solsticeDecember 218:28 am PST

Data from US Naval Observatory MICA software, corrected for the local time zone of Los Angeles and for daylight time when in effect. Prepared by Anthony Cook, Griffith Observatory, and Glenn Miller, Pasadena City College, December 2016

The Sun

The earth is at perihelion (closest to the sun–91,404,326 miles) on January 4, 2017 at 6:18 a.m. PST.

The earth is at aphelion (farthest from sun–94,505,897 miles) on July 3, 2017 at 1:11 p.m. PDT.

(Data from NASA Horizons on-line ephemeris)