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 moon2013-10-0420:34
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
30Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
16.5% illuminated
16.5% illuminated
2Wednesday
 
9.8% illuminated
9.8% illuminated
3Thursday
 
4.6% illuminated
4.6% illuminated
4Friday
 
1.2% illuminated
1.2% illuminated
5Saturday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
6Sunday
 
1.1% illuminated
1.1% illuminated
Week 41
7Monday
 
4.7% illuminated
4.7% illuminated
8Tuesday
 
10.6% illuminated
10.6% illuminated
9Wednesday
 
18.6% illuminated
18.6% illuminated
10Thursday
 
28.3% illuminated
28.3% illuminated
11Friday
 
39.1% illuminated
39.1% illuminated
12Saturday
 
50.5% illuminated
50.5% illuminated
13Sunday
 
61.8% illuminated
61.8% illuminated
Week 42
14Monday
 
72.5% illuminated
72.5% illuminated
15Tuesday
 
82% illuminated
82% illuminated
16Wednesday
 
89.7% illuminated
89.7% illuminated
17Thursday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
18Friday
 
98.9% illuminated
98.9% illuminated
19Saturday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
20Sunday
 
98.9% illuminated
98.9% illuminated
Week 43
21Monday
 
95.7% illuminated
95.7% illuminated
22Tuesday
 
90.8% illuminated
90.8% illuminated
23Wednesday
 
84.3% illuminated
84.3% illuminated
24Thursday
 
76.8% illuminated
76.8% illuminated
25Friday
 
68.3% illuminated
68.3% illuminated
26Saturday
 
59.2% illuminated
59.2% illuminated
27Sunday
 
49.8% illuminated
49.8% illuminated
Week 44
28Monday
 
40.4% illuminated
40.4% illuminated
29Tuesday
 
31.1% illuminated
31.1% illuminated
30Wednesday
 
22.3% illuminated
22.3% illuminated
31Thursday
 
14.4% illuminated
14.4% illuminated
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12