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Lunar Calendar Month March 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 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
Perigee2013-03-0601:21369,953 km
Apogee2013-03-1905:14404,261 km
Perigee2013-03-3105:56367,493 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
Spica2013-03-01 08:56
Saturn2013-03-02 17:21
Jupiter2013-03-18 03:16
Spica2013-03-28 16:29
Saturn2013-03-29 22:18

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 Zimbabwe.

March 2013
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 9
25 Monday
 
26 Tuesday
 
27 Wednesday
 
28 Thursday
 
1Friday
 
89.3% illuminated
Age: 17.9
2Saturday
 
81.5% illuminated
Age: 18.9
3Sunday
 
71.9% illuminated
Age: 20
Week 10
4Monday
 
61.2% illuminated
Age: 21.1
5Tuesday
 
49.9% illuminated
Age: 22.2
6Wednesday
 
38.5% illuminated
Age: 23.2
7Thursday
 
27.8% illuminated
Age: 24.3
8Friday
 
18.2% illuminated
Age: 25.4
9Saturday
 
10.2% illuminated
Age: 26.5
10Sunday
 
4.4% illuminated
Age: 27.5
Week 11
11Monday
 
1% illuminated
Age: 28.6
12Tuesday
 
0% illuminated
Age: 0.1
13Wednesday
 
1.4% illuminated
Age: 1.1
14Thursday
 
4.8% illuminated
Age: 2.1
15Friday
 
10.1% illuminated
Age: 3
16Saturday
 
16.8% illuminated
Age: 4
17Sunday
 
24.6% illuminated
Age: 4.9
Week 12
18Monday
 
33.3% illuminated
Age: 5.8
19Tuesday
 
42.4% illuminated
Age: 6.7
20Wednesday
 
51.9% illuminated
Age: 7.6
21Thursday
 
61.3% illuminated
Age: 8.4
22Friday
 
70.4% illuminated
Age: 9.4
23Saturday
 
78.9% illuminated
Age: 10.3
24Sunday
 
86.5% illuminated
Age: 11.2
Week 13
25Monday
 
92.7% illuminated
Age: 12.2
26Tuesday
 
97.3% illuminated
Age: 13.2
27Wednesday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age: 14.2
28Thursday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age: 15.3
29Friday
 
97% illuminated
Age: 16.4
30Saturday
 
91.9% illuminated
Age: 17.5
31Sunday
 
84.4% illuminated
Age: 18.6
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 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z