Gulf Coast Fisherman Magazine VOL 40 No 3 - SUMMER 2016 - Page 2

Astronomical Data 2016 Moon Moon Moon Farthest Moon Farthest On South of Equinox (E) in North of 2 Equator Equator Equator Solstice (S) Perigee New Moon First Qtr Full Moon Last Qtr Moon in Apogee1 Jan 9 16 23 2, 31 2, 30 14 21 1, 15, 28 8 --- Feb 8 15 22 --- 26 10 17 11, 24 5 --- Mar 8 15 23 1, 31 25 10 16 9, 23 3, 30 19 (E) Apr 7 13 22 29 21 7 12 6, 19 27 --- May 6 13 21 29 18 5 9 3, 16, 31 24 --- Jun 4 12 20 27 15 3 6 13, 27 20 20 (S) Jul 4 11 19 26 13 1, 27 3, 31 10, 24 17 --- Aug 2 10 18 24 9 21 27 6, 20 14 --- Sep 1, 30 9 16 23 6 18 23 3, 17, 30 10 22 (E) Oct 30 8 15 22 4, 31 16 20 14, 27 8 --- Nov 29 7 14 21 27 14 17 11, 24 4 --- Dec 29 7 13 20 25 12 14 8, 21 1, 28 21 (S) The dates in each box indicate when the various phases and positions of the moon will occur each month. 2 1- Farthest from earth 2- Nearest earth Gulf Coast Fisherman, P.O. Drawer 8, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979 • www.gulffishing.com GULF COAST FISHERMAN W W W. G U L F F I S H I N G. C O M