Lunar Calendar Month February 2014 (United States)

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 Washington, District of Columbia, United States during February 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
1st quarter2014-02-0614:22
full moon2014-02-1418:53
3rd quarter2014-02-2212:15

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2014-02-1200:11406,231 km
Perigee2014-02-2714:53360,438 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 28 days of february 2014.

February 2014
WMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
5
27
28
29
30
31
1
 
1.8% illuminated
1.8% illuminated
2
 
6.4% illuminated
6.4% illuminated
6
3
 
13.3% illuminated
13.3% illuminated
4
 
21.9% illuminated
21.9% illuminated
5
 
31.6% illuminated
31.6% illuminated
6
 
41.7% illuminated
41.7% illuminated
7
 
51.8% illuminated
51.8% illuminated
8
 
61.6% illuminated
61.6% illuminated
9
 
70.8% illuminated
70.8% illuminated
7
10
 
79% illuminated
79% illuminated
11
 
86.2% illuminated
86.2% illuminated
12
 
92% illuminated
92% illuminated
13
 
96.4% illuminated
96.4% illuminated
14
 
99.1% illuminated
99.1% illuminated
15
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
16
 
99.1% illuminated
99.1% illuminated
8
17
 
96.3% illuminated
96.3% illuminated
18
 
91.7% illuminated
91.7% illuminated
19
 
85.3% illuminated
85.3% illuminated
20
 
77.3% illuminated
77.3% illuminated
21
 
68% illuminated
68% illuminated
22
 
57.7% illuminated
57.7% illuminated
23
 
46.8% illuminated
46.8% illuminated
9
24
 
35.7% illuminated
35.7% illuminated
25
 
25.1% illuminated
25.1% illuminated
26
 
15.6% illuminated
15.6% illuminated
27
 
7.9% illuminated
7.9% illuminated
28
 
2.7% illuminated
2.7% illuminated
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
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9
 
10
 
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13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12