Lunar Calendar Month December 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 December 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
full moon2014-12-0614:27
3rd quarter2014-12-1414:51
new moon2014-12-2203:36
1st quarter2014-12-2820:31

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2014-12-1301:04404,583 km
Perigee2014-12-2418:44364,790 km

Illumination of the Moon

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

December 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 49
1Monday
 
66.6% illuminated
66.6% illuminated
Age:9
2Tuesday
 
76.7% illuminated
76.7% illuminated
Age:10
3Wednesday
 
85.5% illuminated
85.5% illuminated
Age:11.1
4Thursday
 
92.4% illuminated
92.4% illuminated
Age:12.1
5Friday
 
97.1% illuminated
97.1% illuminated
Age:13.2
6Saturday
 
99.6% illuminated
99.6% illuminated
Age:14.2
7Sunday
 
99.8% illuminated
99.8% illuminated
Age:15.2
Week 50
8Monday
 
97.9% illuminated
97.9% illuminated
Age:16.1
9Tuesday
 
94% illuminated
94% illuminated
Age:17.1
10Wednesday
 
88.5% illuminated
88.5% illuminated
Age:18
11Thursday
 
81.7% illuminated
81.7% illuminated
Age:18.9
12Friday
 
73.8% illuminated
73.8% illuminated
Age:19.8
13Saturday
 
65.1% illuminated
65.1% illuminated
Age:20.7
14Sunday
 
55.9% illuminated
55.9% illuminated
Age:21.6
Week 51
15Monday
 
46.4% illuminated
46.4% illuminated
Age:22.5
16Tuesday
 
37% illuminated
37% illuminated
Age:23.4
17Wednesday
 
27.8% illuminated
27.8% illuminated
Age:24.3
18Thursday
 
19.3% illuminated
19.3% illuminated
Age:25.3
19Friday
 
11.8% illuminated
11.8% illuminated
Age:26.2
20Saturday
 
5.8% illuminated
5.8% illuminated
Age:27.2
21Sunday
 
1.7% illuminated
1.7% illuminated
Age:28.3
Week 52
22Monday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:29.4
23Tuesday
 
1% illuminated
1% illuminated
Age:0.9
24Wednesday
 
4.6% illuminated
4.6% illuminated
Age:2
25Thursday
 
10.9% illuminated
10.9% illuminated
Age:3.2
26Friday
 
19.3% illuminated
19.3% illuminated
Age:4.3
27Saturday
 
29.3% illuminated
29.3% illuminated
Age:5.4
28Sunday
 
40.2% illuminated
40.2% illuminated
Age:6.5
Week 1
29Monday
 
51.5% illuminated
51.5% illuminated
Age:7.5
30Tuesday
 
62.5% illuminated
62.5% illuminated
Age:8.6
31Wednesday
 
72.7% illuminated
72.7% illuminated
Age:9.6
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
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