Lunar Calendar Month October 2013 (Northern Hemisphere)

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, Northern Hemisphere during October 2013.

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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
new moon2013-10-0520:34
1st quarter2013-10-1119:02
full moon2013-10-1819:38
3rd quarter2013-10-2619:40

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during october 2013.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2013-10-1019:07369,811 km
Apogee2013-10-2510:26404,560 km

Eclipses in october 2013

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during october 2013. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of Northern Hemisphere.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
lunar eclipse2013-10-18117

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of october 2013.

October 2013
WMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 40
30 Monday
 
1 Tuesday
 
16.5% illuminated
16.5% illuminated
2 Wednesday
 
9.8% illuminated
9.8% illuminated
3 Thursday
 
4.6% illuminated
4.6% illuminated
4 Friday
 
1.2% illuminated
1.2% illuminated
5 Saturday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
6 Sunday
 
1.1% illuminated
1.1% illuminated
Week 41
7 Monday
 
4.7% illuminated
4.7% illuminated
8 Tuesday
 
10.6% illuminated
10.6% illuminated
9 Wednesday
 
18.6% illuminated
18.6% illuminated
10 Thursday
 
28.3% illuminated
28.3% illuminated
11 Friday
 
39.1% illuminated
39.1% illuminated
12 Saturday
 
50.5% illuminated
50.5% illuminated
13 Sunday
 
61.8% illuminated
61.8% illuminated
Week 42
14 Monday
 
72.5% illuminated
72.5% illuminated
15 Tuesday
 
82% illuminated
82% illuminated
16 Wednesday
 
89.7% illuminated
89.7% illuminated
17 Thursday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
18 Friday
 
98.9% illuminated
98.9% illuminated
19 Saturday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
20 Sunday
 
98.9% illuminated
98.9% illuminated
Week 43
21 Monday
 
95.7% illuminated
95.7% illuminated
22 Tuesday
 
90.8% illuminated
90.8% illuminated
23 Wednesday
 
84.3% illuminated
84.3% illuminated
24 Thursday
 
76.8% illuminated
76.8% illuminated
25 Friday
 
68.3% illuminated
68.3% illuminated
26 Saturday
 
59.2% illuminated
59.2% illuminated
27 Sunday
 
49.8% illuminated
49.8% illuminated
Week 44
28 Monday
 
40.4% illuminated
40.4% illuminated
29 Tuesday
 
31.1% illuminated
31.1% illuminated
30 Wednesday
 
22.3% illuminated
22.3% illuminated
31 Thursday
 
14.4% illuminated
14.4% illuminated
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12