Lunar Phases, Super Moon, Blue Moon, Perigee and Apogee Schedule
For January of 2018 - Computed by Jay Tanner
Based on the NASA/JPL DE405 Ephemeris Model,
the IAU 1980 nutation series and the NASA
polynomial expressions for Delta T.


Time Scales  : TT/UT
NASA Delta T : +00:01:11


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TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE - 2018 JAN 31 Wed

         Event                  TT        UT
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Penumbral eclipse begins       10:48     10:50
Partial eclipse begins         11:47     11:48
Total eclipse begins           12:51     12:52
Geocentric full moon           13:28     13:29
Maximum eclipse                13:29     13:30
Total eclipse ends             14:07     14:08
Partial eclipse ends           15:10     15:11
Penumbral eclipse ends         16:07     16:08

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JANUARY 2018 - Lunar Phases, Apogees and Perigees TT

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   Date and Time TT               Lunar Event

2018 Jan 01 Mon 21:50  Perigee 221559.10 mi = 356564.81 km
2018 Jan 02 Tue 02:25  Full Moon            = Phase 180
2018 Jan 08 Mon 22:26  Last Quarter Moon    = Phase 270
2018 Jan 15 Mon 02:11  Apogee  252565.02 mi = 406464.01 km
2018 Jan 17 Wed 02:18  New Moon             = Phase 0/360
2018 Jan 24 Wed 22:22  First Quarter Moon   = Phase 90
2018 Jan 30 Tue 09:59  Perigee 223068.23 mi = 358993.53 km
2018 Jan 31 Wed 13:28  Full Moon T ECLIPSE  = Phase 180

There are two full moons in January of 2018 TT.
The second full moon is a 'blue moon'.
There is a total eclipse of the 'blue moon' on January 31st.

There are also two lunar perigees in January of 2018 TT.


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JANUARY 2018 - Lunar Phases, Apogees and Perigees UT
Applied NASA Delta T = +00:01:11

   Date and Time UT               Lunar Event
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2018 Jan 01 Mon 21:49  Perigee 221559.10 mi = 356564.81 km
2018 Jan 02 Tue 02:24  Full Moon            = Phase 180
2018 Jan 08 Mon 22:25  Last Quarter Moon    = Phase 270
2018 Jan 15 Mon 02:10  Apogee  252565.02 mi = 406464.01 km
2018 Jan 17 Wed 02:17  New Moon             = Phase 0/360
2018 Jan 24 Wed 22:20  First Quarter Moon   = Phase 90
2018 Jan 30 Tue 09:57  Perigee 223068.23 mi = 358993.53 km
2018 Jan 31 Wed 13:27  Full Moon T ECLIPSE  = Phase 180

There are two full moons in January of 2018 UT.
The second full moon is a 'blue moon'.
There is a total eclipse of the 'blue moon' on on January 31st.

There are also two lunar perigees in January of 2018 UT.

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