Lunar Calendar Month January 2013 (Gibraltar)

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 Gibraltar, Gibraltar during January 2013.

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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
3rd quarter2013-01-0504:58
new moon2013-01-1120:44
1st quarter2013-01-1900:45
full moon2013-01-2705:38

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during january 2013.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2013-01-1011:27360,047 km
Apogee2013-01-2211:53405,311 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of january 2013.

January 2013
WMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 1
31 Monday
 
1 Tuesday
 
88.3% illuminated
88.3% illuminated
2 Wednesday
 
81% illuminated
81% illuminated
3 Thursday
 
72.4% illuminated
72.4% illuminated
4 Friday
 
62.5% illuminated
62.5% illuminated
5 Saturday
 
51.8% illuminated
51.8% illuminated
6 Sunday
 
40.8% illuminated
40.8% illuminated
Week 2
7 Monday
 
30% illuminated
30% illuminated
8 Tuesday
 
19.9% illuminated
19.9% illuminated
9 Wednesday
 
11.3% illuminated
11.3% illuminated
10 Thursday
 
4.8% illuminated
4.8% illuminated
11 Friday
 
1% illuminated
1% illuminated
12 Saturday
 
0.1% illuminated
0.1% illuminated
13 Sunday
 
2% illuminated
2% illuminated
Week 3
14 Monday
 
6.6% illuminated
6.6% illuminated
15 Tuesday
 
13.2% illuminated
13.2% illuminated
16 Wednesday
 
21.4% illuminated
21.4% illuminated
17 Thursday
 
30.5% illuminated
30.5% illuminated
18 Friday
 
40.1% illuminated
40.1% illuminated
19 Saturday
 
49.9% illuminated
49.9% illuminated
20 Sunday
 
59.5% illuminated
59.5% illuminated
Week 4
21 Monday
 
68.6% illuminated
68.6% illuminated
22 Tuesday
 
77% illuminated
77% illuminated
23 Wednesday
 
84.4% illuminated
84.4% illuminated
24 Thursday
 
90.6% illuminated
90.6% illuminated
25 Friday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
26 Saturday
 
98.6% illuminated
98.6% illuminated
27 Sunday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Week 5
28 Monday
 
99.4% illuminated
99.4% illuminated
29 Tuesday
 
96.7% illuminated
96.7% illuminated
30 Wednesday
 
92% illuminated
92% illuminated
31 Thursday
 
85.4% illuminated
85.4% illuminated
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12