Lunar Calendar Month January 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 January 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 moon2015-01-0506:53
3rd quarter2015-01-1311:46
new moon2015-01-2015:14
1st quarter2015-01-2706:48

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2015-01-0920:18405,410 km
Perigee2015-01-2122:07359,642 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of January 2015.

January 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 1
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
81.7% illuminated
81.7% illuminated
Age:10.6
2Friday
 
89.2% illuminated
89.2% illuminated
Age:11.6
3Saturday
 
94.7% illuminated
94.7% illuminated
Age:12.6
4Sunday
 
98.4% illuminated
98.4% illuminated
Age:13.6
Week 2
5Monday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.5
6Tuesday
 
99.5% illuminated
99.5% illuminated
Age:15.4
7Wednesday
 
97.2% illuminated
97.2% illuminated
Age:16.3
8Thursday
 
93.2% illuminated
93.2% illuminated
Age:17.3
9Friday
 
87.6% illuminated
87.6% illuminated
Age:18.1
10Saturday
 
80.8% illuminated
80.8% illuminated
Age:19
11Sunday
 
72.8% illuminated
72.8% illuminated
Age:19.9
Week 3
12Monday
 
64% illuminated
64% illuminated
Age:20.8
13Tuesday
 
54.7% illuminated
54.7% illuminated
Age:21.7
14Wednesday
 
44.9% illuminated
44.9% illuminated
Age:22.6
15Thursday
 
35.1% illuminated
35.1% illuminated
Age:23.6
16Friday
 
25.7% illuminated
25.7% illuminated
Age:24.5
17Saturday
 
16.9% illuminated
16.9% illuminated
Age:25.5
18Sunday
 
9.5% illuminated
9.5% illuminated
Age:26.6
Week 4
19Monday
 
3.8% illuminated
3.8% illuminated
Age:27.7
20Tuesday
 
0.6% illuminated
0.6% illuminated
Age:28.8
21Wednesday
 
0.2% illuminated
0.2% illuminated
Age:0.4
22Thursday
 
2.7% illuminated
2.7% illuminated
Age:1.6
23Friday
 
8% illuminated
8% illuminated
Age:2.7
24Saturday
 
15.8% illuminated
15.8% illuminated
Age:3.8
25Sunday
 
25.2% illuminated
25.2% illuminated
Age:4.9
Week 5
26Monday
 
35.8% illuminated
35.8% illuminated
Age:6
27Tuesday
 
46.8% illuminated
46.8% illuminated
Age:7.1
28Wednesday
 
57.7% illuminated
57.7% illuminated
Age:8.1
29Thursday
 
67.9% illuminated
67.9% illuminated
Age:9.1
30Friday
 
77.1% illuminated
77.1% illuminated
Age:10.1
31Saturday
 
85.1% illuminated
85.1% illuminated
Age:11
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29