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Moon phase for 5 January 2015 Monday

Moon phase for 5 January 2015 Monday

Moon phase, position of the lunar cycle, dates of full moon and new moon.

UTC

5 January 2015 Monday
Time: 12:00
JD 2457028

Universal Coordinated Time
Casablanca, Monrovia

Lunar phase on 5 January 2015 Monday is Full Moon.
The moon is in zodiac sign Cancer The moon is in zodiac sign Cancer.

The moon is Full Moon on 5 January 2015 Monday

Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:

New Moon New Moon
on 2014-12-22 01:36
before 14.4 days

First Quarter First Quarter
on 2014-12-28 18:32
before 7.7 days

Full Moon Full Moon
on 2015-01-05 04:54
before 0.3 day

Last Quarter Last Quarter
on 2015-01-13 09:48
after 7.9 days

New Moon New Moon (next)
on 2015-01-20 13:14
after 15.1 days

The moon is growing smaller (old moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.50949447566743
Illumination of the moon disk: 100 %

Moon angular diameter: 0.5 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.54 °

Moon distance:
398493.31 km

Sun distance:
147099373.58 km

Moon phases for the days after 5 January 2015

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For calculation of the lunar phase and the course of the moon through the zodiac is taken the moon fraction at 12 o'clock noon on the given date.

When crossing the zodiac from one zodiac sign to another, often for a short time Moon is Void of course moon. This phenomenon is not marked in the table above.

From New moon to Full moon the Moon is growing bigger (young moon), and after Full moon it is growing small (old moon).

The time the Moon makes a complete orbit around the Earth (sidereal period) is 27.321661 days. The time between two consecutive New moon phases is 29.53058867 days.