Lunar Calendar Month January 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 January 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
new moon2014-01-0113:14
1st quarter2014-01-0805:39
full moon2014-01-1606:52
3rd quarter2014-01-2407:20
new moon2014-01-3023:38

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2014-01-0123:01356,921 km
Apogee2014-01-1603:54406,536 km
Perigee2014-01-3011:59357,079 km

Illumination of the Moon

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

January 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 1
30Monday
 
31Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
0.5% illuminated
0.5% illuminated
Age:28.9
2Thursday
 
0.3% illuminated
0.3% illuminated
Age:0.5
3Friday
 
3.2% illuminated
3.2% illuminated
Age:1.7
4Saturday
 
8.9% illuminated
8.9% illuminated
Age:2.8
5Sunday
 
16.8% illuminated
16.8% illuminated
Age:4
Week 2
6Monday
 
26.3% illuminated
26.3% illuminated
Age:5.1
7Tuesday
 
36.6% illuminated
36.6% illuminated
Age:6.1
8Wednesday
 
47.3% illuminated
47.3% illuminated
Age:7.1
9Thursday
 
57.7% illuminated
57.7% illuminated
Age:8.1
10Friday
 
67.6% illuminated
67.6% illuminated
Age:9.1
11Saturday
 
76.5% illuminated
76.5% illuminated
Age:10
12Sunday
 
84.2% illuminated
84.2% illuminated
Age:10.9
Week 3
13Monday
 
90.6% illuminated
90.6% illuminated
Age:11.8
14Tuesday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
Age:12.7
15Wednesday
 
98.5% illuminated
98.5% illuminated
Age:13.6
16Thursday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.5
17Friday
 
99.5% illuminated
99.5% illuminated
Age:15.4
18Saturday
 
97.4% illuminated
97.4% illuminated
Age:16.3
19Sunday
 
93.5% illuminated
93.5% illuminated
Age:17.2
Week 4
20Monday
 
88% illuminated
88% illuminated
Age:18.1
21Tuesday
 
81% illuminated
81% illuminated
Age:19
22Wednesday
 
72.7% illuminated
72.7% illuminated
Age:19.9
23Thursday
 
63.3% illuminated
63.3% illuminated
Age:20.9
24Friday
 
53.1% illuminated
53.1% illuminated
Age:21.9
25Saturday
 
42.5% illuminated
42.5% illuminated
Age:22.9
26Sunday
 
31.9% illuminated
31.9% illuminated
Age:23.9
Week 5
27Monday
 
21.8% illuminated
21.8% illuminated
Age:25
28Tuesday
 
12.9% illuminated
12.9% illuminated
Age:26.1
29Wednesday
 
6% illuminated
6% illuminated
Age:27.2
30Thursday
 
1.5% illuminated
1.5% illuminated
Age:28.4
31Friday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
3Monday
 
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
10Monday
 
11Tuesday
 
12Wednesday
 
13Thursday
 
14Friday
 
15Saturday
 
16Sunday
 
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