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Lunar Calendar Month November 2012 (United States)

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 Washington, District of Columbia, United States during November 2012.

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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 quarter2012-11-0619:36
new moon2012-11-1317:08
1st quarter2012-11-2009:31
full moon2012-11-2809:46

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during November 2012.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2012-11-0111:31406,049 km
Perigee2012-11-1405:23357,360 km
Apogee2012-11-2814:36406,364 km

Eclipses in November 2012

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during November 2012. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of United States.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2012-11-13133
lunar eclipse2012-11-28145

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
Jupiter2012-11-01 20:58
Venus2012-11-11 12:52
Spica2012-11-11 20:42
Mars2012-11-16 04:40
Jupiter2012-11-28 19:46

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of November 2012.

November 2012
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 44
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
31 Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
95.1% illuminated
Age: 16.9
2Friday
 
90.3% illuminated
Age: 17.7
3Saturday
 
84% illuminated
Age: 18.6
4Sunday
 
76.4% illuminated
Age: 19.5
Week 44
5Monday
 
67.5% illuminated
Age: 20.5
6Tuesday
 
58% illuminated
Age: 21.4
7Wednesday
 
48.1% illuminated
Age: 22.3
8Thursday
 
37.9% illuminated
Age: 23.3
9Friday
 
27.9% illuminated
Age: 24.3
10Saturday
 
18.6% illuminated
Age: 25.3
11Sunday
 
10.5% illuminated
Age: 26.4
Week 46
12Monday
 
4.4% illuminated
Age: 27.5
13Tuesday
 
0.8% illuminated
Age: 28.7
14Wednesday
 
0.1% illuminated
Age: 0.3
15Thursday
 
2.5% illuminated
Age: 1.5
16Friday
 
7.8% illuminated
Age: 2.7
17Saturday
 
15.4% illuminated
Age: 3.8
18Sunday
 
24.7% illuminated
Age: 4.9
Week 47
19Monday
 
35% illuminated
Age: 5.9
20Tuesday
 
45.7% illuminated
Age: 7
21Wednesday
 
56.2% illuminated
Age: 8
22Thursday
 
66.2% illuminated
Age: 8.9
23Friday
 
75.3% illuminated
Age: 9.9
24Saturday
 
83.3% illuminated
Age: 10.8
25Sunday
 
89.8% illuminated
Age: 11.7
Week 48
26Monday
 
94.9% illuminated
Age: 12.6
27Tuesday
 
98.2% illuminated
Age: 13.5
28Wednesday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age: 14.4
29Thursday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age: 15.3
30Friday
 
97.7% illuminated
Age: 16.2
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 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z