Lunar Calendar Month February 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 February 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 quarter2014-02-0621:22
full moon2014-02-1501:53
3rd quarter2014-02-2219:15

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2014-02-1207:11406,231 km
Perigee2014-02-2721:53360,438 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 28 days of February 2014.

February 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 5
27Monday
 
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
30Thursday
 
31Friday
 
1Saturday
 
1.5% illuminated
1.5% illuminated
Age:1.2
2Sunday
 
5.9% illuminated
5.9% illuminated
Age:2.3
Week 6
3Monday
 
12.7% illuminated
12.7% illuminated
Age:3.4
4Tuesday
 
21.2% illuminated
21.2% illuminated
Age:4.5
5Wednesday
 
30.7% illuminated
30.7% illuminated
Age:5.5
6Thursday
 
40.8% illuminated
40.8% illuminated
Age:6.5
7Friday
 
51% illuminated
51% illuminated
Age:7.5
8Saturday
 
60.8% illuminated
60.8% illuminated
Age:8.4
9Sunday
 
70% illuminated
70% illuminated
Age:9.3
Week 7
10Monday
 
78.4% illuminated
78.4% illuminated
Age:10.2
11Tuesday
 
85.6% illuminated
85.6% illuminated
Age:11.1
12Wednesday
 
91.6% illuminated
91.6% illuminated
Age:12
13Thursday
 
96.1% illuminated
96.1% illuminated
Age:12.9
14Friday
 
98.9% illuminated
98.9% illuminated
Age:13.8
15Saturday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.7
16Sunday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age:15.6
Week 8
17Monday
 
96.6% illuminated
96.6% illuminated
Age:16.5
18Tuesday
 
92.1% illuminated
92.1% illuminated
Age:17.4
19Wednesday
 
85.9% illuminated
85.9% illuminated
Age:18.4
20Thursday
 
78% illuminated
78% illuminated
Age:19.3
21Friday
 
68.8% illuminated
68.8% illuminated
Age:20.3
22Saturday
 
58.6% illuminated
58.6% illuminated
Age:21.3
23Sunday
 
47.7% illuminated
47.7% illuminated
Age:22.4
Week 9
24Monday
 
36.6% illuminated
36.6% illuminated
Age:23.4
25Tuesday
 
25.9% illuminated
25.9% illuminated
Age:24.5
26Wednesday
 
16.3% illuminated
16.3% illuminated
Age:25.6
27Thursday
 
8.5% illuminated
8.5% illuminated
Age:26.8
28Friday
 
3% illuminated
3% illuminated
Age:27.9
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
3Monday
 
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
10Monday
 
11Tuesday
 
12Wednesday
 
13Thursday
 
14Friday
 
15Saturday
 
16Sunday
 
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