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
 
15.3% illuminated
15.3% illuminated
Age:25.8
2Wednesday
 
8.8% illuminated
8.8% illuminated
Age:26.7
3Thursday
 
3.9% illuminated
3.9% illuminated
Age:27.7
4Friday
 
0.9% illuminated
0.9% illuminated
Age:28.6
5Saturday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0.1
6Sunday
 
1.5% illuminated
1.5% illuminated
Age:1.2
Week 41
7Monday
 
5.5% illuminated
5.5% illuminated
Age:2.2
8Tuesday
 
11.8% illuminated
11.8% illuminated
Age:3.3
9Wednesday
 
20.1% illuminated
20.1% illuminated
Age:4.4
10Thursday
 
30% illuminated
30% illuminated
Age:5.5
11Friday
 
41% illuminated
41% illuminated
Age:6.5
12Saturday
 
52.4% illuminated
52.4% illuminated
Age:7.6
13Sunday
 
63.7% illuminated
63.7% illuminated
Age:8.7
Week 42
14Monday
 
74.2% illuminated
74.2% illuminated
Age:9.8
15Tuesday
 
83.4% illuminated
83.4% illuminated
Age:10.8
16Wednesday
 
90.8% illuminated
90.8% illuminated
Age:11.9
17Thursday
 
96.2% illuminated
96.2% illuminated
Age:12.9
18Friday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age:13.9
19Saturday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.9
20Sunday
 
98.5% illuminated
98.5% illuminated
Age:15.9
Week 43
21Monday
 
95% illuminated
95% illuminated
Age:16.9
22Tuesday
 
89.8% illuminated
89.8% illuminated
Age:17.8
23Wednesday
 
83.2% illuminated
83.2% illuminated
Age:18.7
24Thursday
 
75.4% illuminated
75.4% illuminated
Age:19.6
25Friday
 
66.8% illuminated
66.8% illuminated
Age:20.5
26Saturday
 
57.7% illuminated
57.7% illuminated
Age:21.4
27Sunday
 
48.3% illuminated
48.3% illuminated
Age:22.3
Week 44
28Monday
 
38.8% illuminated
38.8% illuminated
Age:23.2
29Tuesday
 
29.6% illuminated
29.6% illuminated
Age:24.1
30Wednesday
 
20.9% illuminated
20.9% illuminated
Age:25.1
31Thursday
 
13.2% illuminated
13.2% illuminated
Age:26
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
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