2018 Phases of the Moon, Seasons, and the Sun

Pacific Time Zone
(Corrected for Daylight Saving Time Mar 11-Nov 4)

NEW MOONFIRST QUARTERFULL MOONLAST QUARTER
JAN 1 6:24 pm JAN 8 2:25 pm
JAN 16 6:17 pm JAN 24 2:20 pm JAN 31 5:27 am FEB 7 7:54 am
FEB 15 1:05 pm FEB 23 12:09 am MAR 1 4:51 pm MAR 9 3:20 am
MAR 17 6:12 am MAR 24 8:35 am MAR 31 5:37 am APR 8 12:18 am
APR 15 6:57 pm APR 22 2:46 pm APR 29 5:58 pm MAY 7 7:09 pm
MAY 15 4:48 am MAY 21 8:49 pm MAY 29 7:20 am JUN 6 11:32 am
JUN 13 12:43 pm JUN 20 3:51 am JUN 27 9:53 pm JUL 6 12:51 am
JUL 12 7:48 pm JUL 19 12:52 pm JUL 27 1:20 pm AUG 4 11:18 am
AUG 11 2:58 am AUG 18 12:49 am AUG 26 4:56 am SEP 2 7:37 pm
SEP 9 11:01 am SEP 16 4:15 pm SEP 24 7:52 pm OCT 2 2:45 am
OCT 8 8:47 pm OCT 16 11:02 am OCT 24 9:45 am OCT 31 9:40 am
NOV 7 8:02 am NOV 15 6:54 am NOV 22 9:39 pm NOV 29 4:19 pm
DEC 6 11:20 pm DEC 15 3:49 am DEC 22 9:49 am DEC 29 1:34 am

Seasons

vernal (spring) equinoxMarch 20 9:15 am PDT
summer solsticeJune 213:07 am PDT
autumnal (fall) equinoxSeptember 226:54 pm PDT
winter solsticeDecember 21 2:23 pm 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, December 2016

The Sun

The earth is at perihelion (closest to the sun–91,401,986 miles) on January 2, 2018 at 9:35 p.m. PST.

The earth is at aphelion (farthest from sun–94,507,800 miles) on July 6, 2018 at 9:47 a.m. PDT.

(Data from NASA Horizons on-line ephemeris)