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Lunar Calendar Month January 2016 (Italy)

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 Roma - Lazio, Italy during January 2016.

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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 quarter2016-01-0206:30
new moon2016-01-1002:30
1st quarter2016-01-1700:26
full moon2016-01-2402:46

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during January 2016.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2016-01-0212:54404,277 km
Perigee2016-01-1503:11369,618 km
Apogee2016-01-3010:11404,552 km

Meteor Activity

Active meteor showers this month and their peak days. For more information, see the meteor shower calendar 2016.

NamePeak Day
Quadrantids2016-01-04

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and Time
Mars2016-01-03 19:45
Venus2016-01-07 00:57
Saturn2016-01-07 05:57
Aldebaran2016-01-20 03:16
Regulus2016-01-26 06:10
Jupiter2016-01-28 02:14

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of January 2016.

January 2016
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 53
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
1Friday
 
61.9% illuminated
Age:21
2Saturday
 
52.6% illuminated
Age:21.9
3Sunday
 
43.2% illuminated
Age:22.8
Week 1
4Monday
 
34% illuminated
Age:23.7
5Tuesday
 
25.3% illuminated
Age:24.6
6Wednesday
 
17.3% illuminated
Age:25.5
7Thursday
 
10.5% illuminated
Age:26.4
8Friday
 
5.1% illuminated
Age:27.4
9Saturday
 
1.5% illuminated
Age:28.4
10Sunday
 
0% illuminated
Age:29.4
Week 2
11Monday
 
0.9% illuminated
Age:0.9
12Tuesday
 
4.3% illuminated
Age:2
13Wednesday
 
10.2% illuminated
Age:3
14Thursday
 
18.1% illuminated
Age:4.1
15Friday
 
27.7% illuminated
Age:5.2
16Saturday
 
38.5% illuminated
Age:6.3
17Sunday
 
49.9% illuminated
Age:7.4
Week 3
18Monday
 
61.2% illuminated
Age:8.4
19Tuesday
 
71.8% illuminated
Age:9.5
20Wednesday
 
81.3% illuminated
Age:10.6
21Thursday
 
89.1% illuminated
Age:11.6
22Friday
 
95% illuminated
Age:12.6
23Saturday
 
98.6% illuminated
Age:13.7
24Sunday
 
100% illuminated
Age:14.6
Week 4
25Monday
 
99.2% illuminated
Age:15.6
26Tuesday
 
96.3% illuminated
Age:16.6
27Wednesday
 
91.7% illuminated
Age:17.5
28Thursday
 
85.6% illuminated
Age:18.4
29Friday
 
78.3% illuminated
Age:19.3
30Saturday
 
70% illuminated
Age:20.2
31Sunday
 
61.1% illuminated
Age:21.1
1Monday
 
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
14Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z