Lunar Calendar Month January 2015 (Australia)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Canberra, Australia during January 2015.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
full moon2015-01-0515:53
3rd quarter2015-01-1320:46
new moon2015-01-2000:14
1st quarter2015-01-2715:48

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during january 2015.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2015-01-0905:18405,410 km
Perigee2015-01-2107:07359,642 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of january 2015.

The information of the moon (phases of the moon, cycles of the moon) presented here applies to all the territory of Australia.

January 2015
WMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 1
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
31 Wednesday
 
1 Thursday
 
82.4% illuminated
82.4% illuminated
2 Friday
 
89.7% illuminated
89.7% illuminated
3 Saturday
 
95.1% illuminated
95.1% illuminated
4 Sunday
 
98.6% illuminated
98.6% illuminated
Week 2
5 Monday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
6 Tuesday
 
99.4% illuminated
99.4% illuminated
7 Wednesday
 
96.9% illuminated
96.9% illuminated
8 Thursday
 
92.8% illuminated
92.8% illuminated
9 Friday
 
87.1% illuminated
87.1% illuminated
10 Saturday
 
80.1% illuminated
80.1% illuminated
11 Sunday
 
72.1% illuminated
72.1% illuminated
Week 3
12 Monday
 
63.3% illuminated
63.3% illuminated
13 Tuesday
 
53.9% illuminated
53.9% illuminated
14 Wednesday
 
44.1% illuminated
44.1% illuminated
15 Thursday
 
34.3% illuminated
34.3% illuminated
16 Friday
 
24.9% illuminated
24.9% illuminated
17 Saturday
 
16.2% illuminated
16.2% illuminated
18 Sunday
 
8.9% illuminated
8.9% illuminated
Week 4
19 Monday
 
3.5% illuminated
3.5% illuminated
20 Tuesday
 
0.5% illuminated
0.5% illuminated
21 Wednesday
 
0.3% illuminated
0.3% illuminated
22 Thursday
 
3.1% illuminated
3.1% illuminated
23 Friday
 
8.6% illuminated
8.6% illuminated
24 Saturday
 
16.5% illuminated
16.5% illuminated
25 Sunday
 
26.1% illuminated
26.1% illuminated
Week 5
26 Monday
 
36.7% illuminated
36.7% illuminated
27 Tuesday
 
47.7% illuminated
47.7% illuminated
28 Wednesday
 
58.6% illuminated
58.6% illuminated
29 Thursday
 
68.7% illuminated
68.7% illuminated
30 Friday
 
77.9% illuminated
77.9% illuminated
31 Saturday
 
85.7% illuminated
85.7% illuminated
1 Sunday
 
2 Monday
 
3 Tuesday
 
4 Wednesday
 
5 Thursday
 
6 Friday
 
7 Saturday
 
8 Sunday
 
9 Monday
 
10 Tuesday
 
11 Wednesday
 
12 Thursday
 
13 Friday
 
14 Saturday
 
15 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12