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Moon Information For October 12 2012 (United States)

Moon October 12, 2012 (United States)

The Moon information shown here applies to Washington, District of Columbia, United States on Friday, October 12, 2012. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset12h42m
Moonrise03:58
Moonset16:40
Distance to the center of the Sun149,268,033 km
Distance to the center of Earth382,341 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)14.3%
Lunar phasewaning
Current zodiac sign the MoonVirgo ♍
Moon age (days past new moon)25.9

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. Check all the conjunctions in October 2012.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and JupiterOctober 5Jupiter is 1 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and Venus2012-10-12 15:10Venus is 6.5 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and MercuryOctober 16Mercury is 1.3 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and MarsOctober 18Mars is 2 degrees South of the Moon.

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