Lunar Calendar Month August 2014 (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 August 2014.

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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
1st quarter2014-08-0403:50
full moon2014-08-1021:09
3rd quarter2014-08-1715:26
new moon2014-08-2517:13

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during August 2014.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2014-08-1020:44356,896 kmMaximum perigee in 2014!
Apogee2014-08-2409:10406,522 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of August 2014.

August 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
1Friday
 
20.6% illuminated
20.6% illuminated
Age:4.4
2Saturday
 
29% illuminated
29% illuminated
Age:5.3
3Sunday
 
38.4% illuminated
38.4% illuminated
Age:6.3
Week 32
4Monday
 
48.5% illuminated
48.5% illuminated
Age:7.2
5Tuesday
 
59% illuminated
59% illuminated
Age:8.2
6Wednesday
 
69.4% illuminated
69.4% illuminated
Age:9.3
7Thursday
 
79.2% illuminated
79.2% illuminated
Age:10.3
8Friday
 
87.9% illuminated
87.9% illuminated
Age:11.4
9Saturday
 
94.6% illuminated
94.6% illuminated
Age:12.6
10Sunday
 
98.8% illuminated
98.8% illuminated
Age:13.7
Week 33
11Monday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.9
12Tuesday
 
98.1% illuminated
98.1% illuminated
Age:16.1
13Wednesday
 
93.3% illuminated
93.3% illuminated
Age:17.2
14Thursday
 
86.1% illuminated
86.1% illuminated
Age:18.4
15Friday
 
77.2% illuminated
77.2% illuminated
Age:19.4
16Saturday
 
67.2% illuminated
67.2% illuminated
Age:20.5
17Sunday
 
56.7% illuminated
56.7% illuminated
Age:21.5
Week 34
18Monday
 
46.3% illuminated
46.3% illuminated
Age:22.5
19Tuesday
 
36.4% illuminated
36.4% illuminated
Age:23.4
20Wednesday
 
27.2% illuminated
27.2% illuminated
Age:24.4
21Thursday
 
19% illuminated
19% illuminated
Age:25.3
22Friday
 
12.1% illuminated
12.1% illuminated
Age:26.2
23Saturday
 
6.6% illuminated
6.6% illuminated
Age:27.1
24Sunday
 
2.7% illuminated
2.7% illuminated
Age:28
Week 35
25Monday
 
0.5% illuminated
0.5% illuminated
Age:28.9
26Tuesday
 
0.1% illuminated
0.1% illuminated
Age:0.2
27Wednesday
 
1.5% illuminated
1.5% illuminated
Age:1.1
28Thursday
 
4.7% illuminated
4.7% illuminated
Age:2.1
29Friday
 
9.7% illuminated
9.7% illuminated
Age:3
30Saturday
 
16.3% illuminated
16.3% illuminated
Age:3.9
31Sunday
 
24.3% illuminated
24.3% illuminated
Age:4.8
1Monday
 
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
14Sunday
 
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