Lunar Calendar Month March 2013 (South Africa)

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 Pretoria, South Africa during March 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
3rd quarter2013-03-0423:53
new moon2013-03-1121:51
1st quarter2013-03-1919:27
full moon2013-03-2711:27

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2013-03-0501:21369,953 km
Apogee2013-03-1905:14404,261 km
Perigee2013-03-3105:56367,493 km

Illumination of the Moon

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

The information of the moon (phases of the moon, cycles of the moon) presented here applies to all the territory of South Africa.

March 2013
WMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 9
25 Monday
 
26 Tuesday
 
27 Wednesday
 
28 Thursday
 
1 Friday
 
88.7% illuminated
88.7% illuminated
2 Saturday
 
80.7% illuminated
80.7% illuminated
3 Sunday
 
71.1% illuminated
71.1% illuminated
Week 10
4 Monday
 
60.3% illuminated
60.3% illuminated
5 Tuesday
 
48.9% illuminated
48.9% illuminated
6 Wednesday
 
37.6% illuminated
37.6% illuminated
7 Thursday
 
26.9% illuminated
26.9% illuminated
8 Friday
 
17.4% illuminated
17.4% illuminated
9 Saturday
 
9.7% illuminated
9.7% illuminated
10 Sunday
 
4.1% illuminated
4.1% illuminated
Week 11
11 Monday
 
0.8% illuminated
0.8% illuminated
12 Tuesday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
13 Wednesday
 
1.6% illuminated
1.6% illuminated
14 Thursday
 
5.2% illuminated
5.2% illuminated
15 Friday
 
10.6% illuminated
10.6% illuminated
16 Saturday
 
17.4% illuminated
17.4% illuminated
17 Sunday
 
25.3% illuminated
25.3% illuminated
Week 12
18 Monday
 
34% illuminated
34% illuminated
19 Tuesday
 
43.2% illuminated
43.2% illuminated
20 Wednesday
 
52.6% illuminated
52.6% illuminated
21 Thursday
 
62% illuminated
62% illuminated
22 Friday
 
71.1% illuminated
71.1% illuminated
23 Saturday
 
79.6% illuminated
79.6% illuminated
24 Sunday
 
87% illuminated
87% illuminated
Week 13
25 Monday
 
93.2% illuminated
93.2% illuminated
26 Tuesday
 
97.6% illuminated
97.6% illuminated
27 Wednesday
 
99.8% illuminated
99.8% illuminated
28 Thursday
 
99.6% illuminated
99.6% illuminated
29 Friday
 
96.7% illuminated
96.7% illuminated
30 Saturday
 
91.3% illuminated
91.3% illuminated
31 Sunday
 
83.7% illuminated
83.7% illuminated
1 Monday
 
2 Tuesday
 
3 Wednesday
 
4 Thursday
 
5 Friday
 
6 Saturday
 
7 Sunday
 
8 Monday
 
9 Tuesday
 
10 Wednesday
 
11 Thursday
 
12 Friday
 
13 Saturday
 
14 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2014-01-12