Lunar Calendar Month February 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 February 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 moon2015-02-0401:09
3rd quarter2015-02-1205:50
new moon2015-02-1901:47
1st quarter2015-02-2519:14

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2015-02-0608:27406,154 km
Perigee2015-02-1909:31356,991 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 28 days of February 2015.

February 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 5
26Monday
 
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
31Saturday
 
1Sunday
 
91.4% illuminated
91.4% illuminated
Age:12
Week 6
2Monday
 
96.1% illuminated
96.1% illuminated
Age:12.9
3Tuesday
 
99% illuminated
99% illuminated
Age:13.8
4Wednesday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.7
5Thursday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age:15.6
6Friday
 
96.6% illuminated
96.6% illuminated
Age:16.5
7Saturday
 
92.4% illuminated
92.4% illuminated
Age:17.4
8Sunday
 
86.7% illuminated
86.7% illuminated
Age:18.3
Week 7
9Monday
 
79.6% illuminated
79.6% illuminated
Age:19.2
10Tuesday
 
71.3% illuminated
71.3% illuminated
Age:20.1
11Wednesday
 
62.2% illuminated
62.2% illuminated
Age:21
12Thursday
 
52.3% illuminated
52.3% illuminated
Age:21.9
13Friday
 
42.1% illuminated
42.1% illuminated
Age:22.9
14Saturday
 
31.9% illuminated
31.9% illuminated
Age:23.9
15Sunday
 
22.1% illuminated
22.1% illuminated
Age:24.9
Week 8
16Monday
 
13.4% illuminated
13.4% illuminated
Age:26
17Tuesday
 
6.5% illuminated
6.5% illuminated
Age:27.1
18Wednesday
 
1.8% illuminated
1.8% illuminated
Age:28.3
19Thursday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:29.4
20Friday
 
1.3% illuminated
1.3% illuminated
Age:1.1
21Saturday
 
5.5% illuminated
5.5% illuminated
Age:2.2
22Sunday
 
12.3% illuminated
12.3% illuminated
Age:3.4
Week 9
23Monday
 
21% illuminated
21% illuminated
Age:4.5
24Tuesday
 
30.9% illuminated
30.9% illuminated
Age:5.5
25Wednesday
 
41.5% illuminated
41.5% illuminated
Age:6.6
26Thursday
 
52.1% illuminated
52.1% illuminated
Age:7.6
27Friday
 
62.2% illuminated
62.2% illuminated
Age:8.5
28Saturday
 
71.7% illuminated
71.7% illuminated
Age:9.5
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29