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