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Lunar Calendar Month May 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 May 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 quarter2013-05-0213:14
new moon2013-05-1002:28
1st quarter2013-05-1806:34
full moon2013-05-2506:25
3rd quarter2013-05-3120:58

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2013-05-1315:32405,826 km
Perigee2013-05-2603:46358,374 km

Eclipses in May 2013

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during May 2013. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of Zimbabwe.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2013-05-10138
lunar eclipse2013-05-25150Saros series begins (first penumbral eclipse in series)

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
Jupiter2013-05-12 15:03
Spica2013-05-22 12:34
Saturn2013-05-23 11:55

Illumination of the Moon

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

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

May 2013
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 18
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
1 Wednesday
 
67.3% illuminated
67.3% illuminated
Age: 20.5
2 Thursday
 
56.2% illuminated
56.2% illuminated
Age: 21.6
3 Friday
 
45.1% illuminated
45.1% illuminated
Age: 22.6
4 Saturday
 
34.4% illuminated
34.4% illuminated
Age: 23.6
5 Sunday
 
24.6% illuminated
24.6% illuminated
Age: 24.7
Week 19
6 Monday
 
16.2% illuminated
16.2% illuminated
Age: 25.6
7 Tuesday
 
9.3% illuminated
9.3% illuminated
Age: 26.6
8 Wednesday
 
4.3% illuminated
4.3% illuminated
Age: 27.6
9 Thursday
 
1.2% illuminated
1.2% illuminated
Age: 28.5
10 Friday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age: 29.4
11 Saturday
 
0.8% illuminated
0.8% illuminated
Age: 0.8
12 Sunday
 
3.3% illuminated
3.3% illuminated
Age: 1.7
Week 20
13 Monday
 
7.6% illuminated
7.6% illuminated
Age: 2.6
14 Tuesday
 
13.4% illuminated
13.4% illuminated
Age: 3.5
15 Wednesday
 
20.4% illuminated
20.4% illuminated
Age: 4.4
16 Thursday
 
28.6% illuminated
28.6% illuminated
Age: 5.3
17 Friday
 
37.6% illuminated
37.6% illuminated
Age: 6.2
18 Saturday
 
47.3% illuminated
47.3% illuminated
Age: 7.1
19 Sunday
 
57.3% illuminated
57.3% illuminated
Age: 8.1
Week 21
20 Monday
 
67.3% illuminated
67.3% illuminated
Age: 9
21 Tuesday
 
76.9% illuminated
76.9% illuminated
Age: 10.1
22 Wednesday
 
85.6% illuminated
85.6% illuminated
Age: 11.1
23 Thursday
 
92.7% illuminated
92.7% illuminated
Age: 12.2
24 Friday
 
97.6% illuminated
97.6% illuminated
Age: 13.3
25 Saturday
 
99.9% illuminated
99.9% illuminated
Age: 14.5
26 Sunday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age: 15.6
Week 22
27 Monday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
Age: 16.8
28 Tuesday
 
89% illuminated
89% illuminated
Age: 17.9
29 Wednesday
 
80.4% illuminated
80.4% illuminated
Age: 19.1
30 Thursday
 
70.4% illuminated
70.4% illuminated
Age: 20.2
31 Friday
 
59.7% illuminated
59.7% illuminated
Age: 21.2
1 Saturday
 
2 Sunday
 
3 Monday
 
4 Tuesday
 
5 Wednesday
 
6 Thursday
 
7 Friday
 
8 Saturday
 
9 Sunday
 
10 Monday
 
11 Tuesday
 
12 Wednesday
 
13 Thursday
 
14 Friday
 
15 Saturday
 
16 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2016-01-23