Lunar Calendar Month April 2015 (Finland)

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 Helsinki, Finland during April 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 moon2015-04-0415:05
3rd quarter2015-04-1206:44
new moon2015-04-1821:57
1st quarter2015-04-2602:55

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2015-04-0116:00406,011 km
Perigee2015-04-1706:54361,025 km
Apogee2015-04-2906:56405,083 km

Eclipses in April 2015

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during April 2015. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of Finland.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
lunar eclipse2015-04-04132

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of April 2015.

April 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 14
30Monday
 
31Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
88.5% illuminated
88.5% illuminated
Age:11.5
2Thursday
 
93.8% illuminated
93.8% illuminated
Age:12.4
3Friday
 
97.6% illuminated
97.6% illuminated
Age:13.3
4Saturday
 
99.6% illuminated
99.6% illuminated
Age:14.2
5Sunday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age:15.1
Week 15
6Monday
 
98.2% illuminated
98.2% illuminated
Age:16
7Tuesday
 
94.7% illuminated
94.7% illuminated
Age:17
8Wednesday
 
89.3% illuminated
89.3% illuminated
Age:17.9
9Thursday
 
82.2% illuminated
82.2% illuminated
Age:18.9
10Friday
 
73.7% illuminated
73.7% illuminated
Age:19.8
11Saturday
 
63.8% illuminated
63.8% illuminated
Age:20.8
12Sunday
 
53.1% illuminated
53.1% illuminated
Age:21.9
Week 16
13Monday
 
42% illuminated
42% illuminated
Age:22.9
14Tuesday
 
31.1% illuminated
31.1% illuminated
Age:24
15Wednesday
 
20.8% illuminated
20.8% illuminated
Age:25.1
16Thursday
 
12% illuminated
12% illuminated
Age:26.2
17Friday
 
5.3% illuminated
5.3% illuminated
Age:27.3
18Saturday
 
1.2% illuminated
1.2% illuminated
Age:28.5
19Sunday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0.1
Week 17
20Monday
 
1.7% illuminated
1.7% illuminated
Age:1.2
21Tuesday
 
6% illuminated
6% illuminated
Age:2.3
22Wednesday
 
12.4% illuminated
12.4% illuminated
Age:3.4
23Thursday
 
20.4% illuminated
20.4% illuminated
Age:4.4
24Friday
 
29.4% illuminated
29.4% illuminated
Age:5.4
25Saturday
 
38.9% illuminated
38.9% illuminated
Age:6.3
26Sunday
 
48.7% illuminated
48.7% illuminated
Age:7.3
Week 18
27Monday
 
58.3% illuminated
58.3% illuminated
Age:8.2
28Tuesday
 
67.5% illuminated
67.5% illuminated
Age:9.1
29Wednesday
 
76% illuminated
76% illuminated
Age:10
30Thursday
 
83.6% illuminated
83.6% illuminated
Age:10.8
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29