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
31Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
88.5% illuminated
88.5% illuminated
Age:18
2Wednesday
 
81.4% illuminated
81.4% illuminated
Age:19
3Thursday
 
72.7% illuminated
72.7% illuminated
Age:19.9
4Friday
 
62.9% illuminated
62.9% illuminated
Age:20.9
5Saturday
 
52.3% illuminated
52.3% illuminated
Age:21.9
6Sunday
 
41.3% illuminated
41.3% illuminated
Age:23
Week 2
7Monday
 
30.4% illuminated
30.4% illuminated
Age:24
8Tuesday
 
20.3% illuminated
20.3% illuminated
Age:25.1
9Wednesday
 
11.6% illuminated
11.6% illuminated
Age:26.3
10Thursday
 
5% illuminated
5% illuminated
Age:27.4
11Friday
 
1.1% illuminated
1.1% illuminated
Age:28.6
12Saturday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0.2
13Sunday
 
1.9% illuminated
1.9% illuminated
Age:1.3
Week 3
14Monday
 
6.3% illuminated
6.3% illuminated
Age:2.4
15Tuesday
 
12.9% illuminated
12.9% illuminated
Age:3.5
16Wednesday
 
21% illuminated
21% illuminated
Age:4.5
17Thursday
 
30.1% illuminated
30.1% illuminated
Age:5.5
18Friday
 
39.7% illuminated
39.7% illuminated
Age:6.4
19Saturday
 
49.5% illuminated
49.5% illuminated
Age:7.3
20Sunday
 
59.1% illuminated
59.1% illuminated
Age:8.2
Week 4
21Monday
 
68.2% illuminated
68.2% illuminated
Age:9.1
22Tuesday
 
76.6% illuminated
76.6% illuminated
Age:10
23Wednesday
 
84.1% illuminated
84.1% illuminated
Age:10.9
24Thursday
 
90.4% illuminated
90.4% illuminated
Age:11.8
25Friday
 
95.3% illuminated
95.3% illuminated
Age:12.7
26Saturday
 
98.5% illuminated
98.5% illuminated
Age:13.6
27Sunday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.5
Week 5
28Monday
 
99.4% illuminated
99.4% illuminated
Age:15.5
29Tuesday
 
96.9% illuminated
96.9% illuminated
Age:16.4
30Wednesday
 
92.2% illuminated
92.2% illuminated
Age:17.4
31Thursday
 
85.7% illuminated
85.7% illuminated
Age:18.4
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29