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 quarter2013-01-1800:45
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
1
31
1
 
88.3% illuminated
88.3% illuminated
2
 
81% illuminated
81% illuminated
3
 
72.4% illuminated
72.4% illuminated
4
 
62.5% illuminated
62.5% illuminated
5
 
51.8% illuminated
51.8% illuminated
6
 
40.8% illuminated
40.8% illuminated
2
7
 
30% illuminated
30% illuminated
8
 
19.9% illuminated
19.9% illuminated
9
 
11.3% illuminated
11.3% illuminated
10
 
4.8% illuminated
4.8% illuminated
11
 
1% illuminated
1% illuminated
12
 
0.1% illuminated
0.1% illuminated
13
 
2% illuminated
2% illuminated
3
14
 
6.6% illuminated
6.6% illuminated
15
 
13.2% illuminated
13.2% illuminated
16
 
21.4% illuminated
21.4% illuminated
17
 
30.5% illuminated
30.5% illuminated
18
 
40.1% illuminated
40.1% illuminated
19
 
49.9% illuminated
49.9% illuminated
20
 
59.5% illuminated
59.5% illuminated
4
21
 
68.6% illuminated
68.6% illuminated
22
 
77% illuminated
77% illuminated
23
 
84.4% illuminated
84.4% illuminated
24
 
90.6% illuminated
90.6% illuminated
25
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
26
 
98.6% illuminated
98.6% illuminated
27
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
5
28
 
99.4% illuminated
99.4% illuminated
29
 
96.7% illuminated
96.7% illuminated
30
 
92% illuminated
92% illuminated
31
 
85.4% illuminated
85.4% illuminated
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Content last updated on 2014-01-12