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Moon Information For October 16 2012 (United States)

Moon October 16, 2012 (United States)

The Moon information shown here applies to Washington, District of Columbia, United States on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset10h34m
Moonrise08:38
Moonset19:12
Distance to the center of the Sun149,097,893 km
Distance to the center of Earth366,050 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)0.6%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonScorpio ♏
Moon age (days past new moon)0.7

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 VenusOctober 12Venus is 6.5 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and Mercury2012-10-16 21:43Mercury is 1.3 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and MarsOctober 18Mars is 2 degrees South of the Moon.

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