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Lunar Calendar Month October 2016 (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 October 2016.

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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
new moon2016-10-0102:11
1st quarter2016-10-0906:33
full moon2016-10-1606:23
3rd quarter2016-10-2221:14
new moon2016-10-3019:38

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during October 2016.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2016-10-0413:03406,099 km
Perigee2016-10-1701:37357,859 km
Apogee2016-10-3121:30406,659 kmMaximum apogee in 2016!

Meteor Activity

Active meteor showers this month and their peak days. For more information, see the meteor shower calendar 2016.

NamePeak Day
S. Taurids2016-10-10
Orionids2016-10-21
Draconids2016-10-08
δ-Aurigids2016-10-11
ε-Geminids2016-10-18
Leonis Minorids2016-10-24

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
Venus2016-10-03 19:30
Saturn2016-10-06 10:04
Aldebaran2016-10-19 08:18
Regulus2016-10-25 06:01
Jupiter2016-10-28 11:33

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of October 2016.

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

October 2016
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 39
26Monday
 
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
1Saturday
 
0% illuminated
Age:29.5
2Sunday
 
0.8% illuminated
Age:0.8
Week 40
3Monday
 
3.4% illuminated
Age:1.7
4Tuesday
 
7.6% illuminated
Age:2.6
5Wednesday
 
13.4% illuminated
Age:3.5
6Thursday
 
20.5% illuminated
Age:4.4
7Friday
 
28.6% illuminated
Age:5.3
8Saturday
 
37.7% illuminated
Age:6.2
9Sunday
 
47.3% illuminated
Age:7.1
Week 41
10Monday
 
57.3% illuminated
Age:8.1
11Tuesday
 
67.3% illuminated
Age:9
12Wednesday
 
76.9% illuminated
Age:10.1
13Thursday
 
85.6% illuminated
Age:11.1
14Friday
 
92.7% illuminated
Age:12.2
15Saturday
 
97.6% illuminated
Age:13.3
16Sunday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age:14.5
Week 42
17Monday
 
99.2% illuminated
Age:15.6
18Tuesday
 
95.4% illuminated
Age:16.8
19Wednesday
 
89% illuminated
Age:17.9
20Thursday
 
80.5% illuminated
Age:19.1
21Friday
 
70.5% illuminated
Age:20.2
22Saturday
 
59.8% illuminated
Age:21.2
23Sunday
 
49% illuminated
Age:22.2
Week 43
24Monday
 
38.5% illuminated
Age:23.2
25Tuesday
 
28.8% illuminated
Age:24.2
26Wednesday
 
20.2% illuminated
Age:25.2
27Thursday
 
12.9% illuminated
Age:26.1
28Friday
 
7.1% illuminated
Age:27
29Saturday
 
3% illuminated
Age:27.9
30Sunday
 
0.6% illuminated
Age:28.8
Week 44
31Monday
 
0% illuminated
Age:0.2
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z