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 moon2015-01-2100:14
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
Apogee2015-01-1005:18405,410 km
Perigee2015-01-2207:07359,642 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
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
82.4% illuminated
82.4% illuminated
2Friday
 
89.7% illuminated
89.7% illuminated
3Saturday
 
95.1% illuminated
95.1% illuminated
4Sunday
 
98.6% illuminated
98.6% illuminated
Week 2
5Monday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
6Tuesday
 
99.4% illuminated
99.4% illuminated
7Wednesday
 
96.9% illuminated
96.9% illuminated
8Thursday
 
92.8% illuminated
92.8% illuminated
9Friday
 
87.1% illuminated
87.1% illuminated
10Saturday
 
80.1% illuminated
80.1% illuminated
11Sunday
 
72.1% illuminated
72.1% illuminated
Week 3
12Monday
 
63.3% illuminated
63.3% illuminated
13Tuesday
 
53.9% illuminated
53.9% illuminated
14Wednesday
 
44.1% illuminated
44.1% illuminated
15Thursday
 
34.3% illuminated
34.3% illuminated
16Friday
 
24.9% illuminated
24.9% illuminated
17Saturday
 
16.2% illuminated
16.2% illuminated
18Sunday
 
8.9% illuminated
8.9% illuminated
Week 4
19Monday
 
3.5% illuminated
3.5% illuminated
20Tuesday
 
0.5% illuminated
0.5% illuminated
21Wednesday
 
0.3% illuminated
0.3% illuminated
22Thursday
 
3.1% illuminated
3.1% illuminated
23Friday
 
8.6% illuminated
8.6% illuminated
24Saturday
 
16.5% illuminated
16.5% illuminated
25Sunday
 
26.1% illuminated
26.1% illuminated
Week 5
26Monday
 
36.7% illuminated
36.7% illuminated
27Tuesday
 
47.7% illuminated
47.7% illuminated
28Wednesday
 
58.6% illuminated
58.6% illuminated
29Thursday
 
68.7% illuminated
68.7% illuminated
30Friday
 
77.9% illuminated
77.9% illuminated
31Saturday
 
85.7% illuminated
85.7% illuminated
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12