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Lunar Calendar Month February 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 February 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 quarter2013-02-0315:56
new moon2013-02-1009:20
1st quarter2013-02-1722:31
full moon2013-02-2522:26

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2013-02-0714:10365,313 km
Apogee2013-02-1908:31404,473 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
Spica2013-02-02 03:25
Saturn2013-02-03 11:55
Jupiter2013-02-18 13:31

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 28 days of February 2013.

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

February 2013
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 5
28 Monday
 
29 Tuesday
 
30 Wednesday
 
31 Thursday
 
1 Friday
 
77.8% illuminated
77.8% illuminated
Age: 19.4
2 Saturday
 
68.1% illuminated
68.1% illuminated
Age: 20.4
3 Sunday
 
57.4% illuminated
57.4% illuminated
Age: 21.4
Week 6
4 Monday
 
46.2% illuminated
46.2% illuminated
Age: 22.5
5 Tuesday
 
35% illuminated
35% illuminated
Age: 23.6
6 Wednesday
 
24.4% illuminated
24.4% illuminated
Age: 24.7
7 Thursday
 
15.1% illuminated
15.1% illuminated
Age: 25.8
8 Friday
 
7.7% illuminated
7.7% illuminated
Age: 26.9
9 Saturday
 
2.6% illuminated
2.6% illuminated
Age: 28
10 Sunday
 
0.2% illuminated
0.2% illuminated
Age: 29.1
Week 7
11 Monday
 
0.5% illuminated
0.5% illuminated
Age: 0.7
12 Tuesday
 
3.3% illuminated
3.3% illuminated
Age: 1.7
13 Wednesday
 
8.3% illuminated
8.3% illuminated
Age: 2.7
14 Thursday
 
15% illuminated
15% illuminated
Age: 3.7
15 Friday
 
22.9% illuminated
22.9% illuminated
Age: 4.7
16 Saturday
 
31.7% illuminated
31.7% illuminated
Age: 5.6
17 Sunday
 
41% illuminated
41% illuminated
Age: 6.5
Week 8
18 Monday
 
50.5% illuminated
50.5% illuminated
Age: 7.4
19 Tuesday
 
59.9% illuminated
59.9% illuminated
Age: 8.3
20 Wednesday
 
68.9% illuminated
68.9% illuminated
Age: 9.2
21 Thursday
 
77.3% illuminated
77.3% illuminated
Age: 10.1
22 Friday
 
84.8% illuminated
84.8% illuminated
Age: 11
23 Saturday
 
91.1% illuminated
91.1% illuminated
Age: 11.9
24 Sunday
 
96% illuminated
96% illuminated
Age: 12.9
Week 9
25 Monday
 
99% illuminated
99% illuminated
Age: 13.8
26 Tuesday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age: 14.8
27 Wednesday
 
98.7% illuminated
98.7% illuminated
Age: 15.8
28 Thursday
 
95.2% illuminated
95.2% illuminated
Age: 16.8
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
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