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Lunar Calendar Month January 2015 (Spain)

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 Madrid, Spain during January 2015.

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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
full moon2015-01-0505:53
3rd quarter2015-01-1310:46
new moon2015-01-2014:14
1st quarter2015-01-2705:48

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during January 2015.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2015-01-0919:18405,410 km
Perigee2015-01-2121:07359,642 km

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
Aldebaran2015-01-02 12:35
Saturn2015-01-16 12:52
Venus2015-01-22 06:01
Mars2015-01-23 05:40
Aldebaran2015-01-29 18:07

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of January 2015.

January 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 1
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
82.1% illuminated
Age:10.7
2Friday
 
89.4% illuminated
Age:11.7
3Saturday
 
94.9% illuminated
Age:12.6
4Sunday
 
98.5% illuminated
Age:13.6
Week 2
5Monday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.5
6Tuesday
 
99.4% illuminated
Age:15.5
7Wednesday
 
97.1% illuminated
Age:16.4
8Thursday
 
93% illuminated
Age:17.3
9Friday
 
87.4% illuminated
Age:18.2
10Saturday
 
80.5% illuminated
Age:19.1
11Sunday
 
72.5% illuminated
Age:20
Week 3
12Monday
 
63.7% illuminated
Age:20.8
13Tuesday
 
54.3% illuminated
Age:21.7
14Wednesday
 
44.5% illuminated
Age:22.7
15Thursday
 
34.7% illuminated
Age:23.6
16Friday
 
25.3% illuminated
Age:24.6
17Saturday
 
16.6% illuminated
Age:25.6
18Sunday
 
9.2% illuminated
Age:26.6
Week 4
19Monday
 
3.7% illuminated
Age:27.7
20Tuesday
 
0.5% illuminated
Age:28.8
21Wednesday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:0.5
22Thursday
 
2.9% illuminated
Age:1.6
23Friday
 
8.3% illuminated
Age:2.8
24Saturday
 
16.1% illuminated
Age:3.9
25Sunday
 
25.7% illuminated
Age:5
Week 5
26Monday
 
36.3% illuminated
Age:6.1
27Tuesday
 
47.3% illuminated
Age:7.1
28Wednesday
 
58.1% illuminated
Age:8.1
29Thursday
 
68.3% illuminated
Age:9.1
30Friday
 
77.5% illuminated
Age:10.1
31Saturday
 
85.4% illuminated
Age:11.1
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z