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