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Partial lunar eclipse on April 25 2013 (Zimbabwe)

partial lunar eclipse April 25, 2013 (Zimbabwe)
Note: This image is here for illustrative purposes and does not represent the actual eclipse on this date.

The Moon information shown here applies to Harare, Zimbabwe on Thursday, April 25, 2013. (Local time Africa/Harare)

Moonrise to moonset11h55m
Distance to the center of the Sun150,510,621 km
Distance to the center of Earth373,782 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)98.8%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonLibra ♎
Moon age (days past new moon)13.7

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on April 25, 2013 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Zimbabwe from which the eclipse could be visible (note that the following is a short list of some of the main cities, the eclipse may be visible from other cities not listed here). The date and local time of the event shown below.

CityEclipse visible?Phase
HarareYes Penumbral, Partial

Information about this eclipse

partial lunar eclipse This image shows the global map with two regions: the shaded region where you can not see the lunar eclipse, and the blank region, where it can be seen. The image details the type of eclipse, the magnitude of the penumbra and umbra, Saros series to which this eclipse belongs, among other data. The date and time displayed in this image are international date and time, therefore, they might not apply to your country. However, to know the date and exact time of partial lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Zimbabwe

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the partial lunar eclipse of April 25, 2013 in Zimbabwe. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Moon alt.: Excellent   Good   Low   Too low  

Event datePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMoon alt.Partial eclipse beginsUmbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Umbral eclipse endsPartial eclipse endsPenumbral eclipse endsMoon alt.
Harare (UTC 2)2013-04-2598.7%1.5%20:043521:54-22:0764-22:2100:1185

You can read the table above as follows: On April 25, 2013 in Harare, Africa/Harare (UTC 2), an partial lunar eclipse will start at 20:04, the maximum eclipse will occur at 22:07 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 64°; this event will come to an end at 00:11 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 0.987 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 0.015 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

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 April 2013.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and JupiterApril 14Jupiter is 2.3 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and Spica2013-04-25 02:10Spica is 0 degrees of the Moon.
Moon and SaturnApril 26Saturn is 3.5 degrees North of the Moon.

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