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Lunar Calendar Month August 2013 (Zimbabwe)

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 Harare, Zimbabwe during August 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 moon2013-08-0623:51
1st quarter2013-08-1412:56
full moon2013-08-2103:45
3rd quarter2013-08-2811:35

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2013-08-0310:54405,833 km
Perigee2013-08-1903:27362,264 km
Apogee2013-08-3101:47404,882 km

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and Time
Jupiter2013-08-04 00:22
Venus2013-08-10 04:19
Spica2013-08-12 10:46
Saturn2013-08-13 10:51
Jupiter2013-08-31 18:38

Illumination of the Moon

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

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

August 2013
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
31 Wednesday
 
1 Thursday
 
29.5% illuminated
29.5% illuminated
Age: 24.1
2 Friday
 
21.2% illuminated
21.2% illuminated
Age: 25
3 Saturday
 
14% illuminated
14% illuminated
Age: 25.9
4 Sunday
 
8.1% illuminated
8.1% illuminated
Age: 26.8
Week 32
5 Monday
 
3.7% illuminated
3.7% illuminated
Age: 27.7
6 Tuesday
 
0.9% illuminated
0.9% illuminated
Age: 28.6
7 Wednesday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age: 0
8 Thursday
 
1% illuminated
1% illuminated
Age: 0.9
9 Friday
 
3.9% illuminated
3.9% illuminated
Age: 1.9
10 Saturday
 
8.8% illuminated
8.8% illuminated
Age: 2.8
11 Sunday
 
15.5% illuminated
15.5% illuminated
Age: 3.8
Week 33
12 Monday
 
23.8% illuminated
23.8% illuminated
Age: 4.8
13 Tuesday
 
33.5% illuminated
33.5% illuminated
Age: 5.8
14 Wednesday
 
44.1% illuminated
44.1% illuminated
Age: 6.8
15 Thursday
 
55.3% illuminated
55.3% illuminated
Age: 7.9
16 Friday
 
66.4% illuminated
66.4% illuminated
Age: 9
17 Saturday
 
76.9% illuminated
76.9% illuminated
Age: 10.1
18 Sunday
 
86.1% illuminated
86.1% illuminated
Age: 11.2
Week 34
19 Monday
 
93.3% illuminated
93.3% illuminated
Age: 12.3
20 Tuesday
 
98.1% illuminated
98.1% illuminated
Age: 13.5
21 Wednesday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age: 14.6
22 Thursday
 
99% illuminated
99% illuminated
Age: 15.7
23 Friday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
Age: 16.8
24 Saturday
 
89.7% illuminated
89.7% illuminated
Age: 17.8
25 Sunday
 
82.2% illuminated
82.2% illuminated
Age: 18.9
Week 35
26 Monday
 
73.6% illuminated
73.6% illuminated
Age: 19.8
27 Tuesday
 
64.3% illuminated
64.3% illuminated
Age: 20.8
28 Wednesday
 
54.7% illuminated
54.7% illuminated
Age: 21.7
29 Thursday
 
45.1% illuminated
45.1% illuminated
Age: 22.6
30 Friday
 
35.7% illuminated
35.7% illuminated
Age: 23.5
31 Saturday
 
27% illuminated
27% illuminated
Age: 24.4
1 Sunday
 
2 Monday
 
3 Tuesday
 
4 Wednesday
 
5 Thursday
 
6 Friday
 
7 Saturday
 
8 Sunday
 
9 Monday
 
10 Tuesday
 
11 Wednesday
 
12 Thursday
 
13 Friday
 
14 Saturday
 
15 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2016-01-23