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