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Lunar Calendar Month September 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 September 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 moon2016-09-0111:03
1st quarter2016-09-0913:49
full moon2016-09-1621:05
3rd quarter2016-09-2311:56

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

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

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2016-09-0620:45405,057 km
Perigee2016-09-1819:01361,893 km

Eclipses in September 2016

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during September 2016. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of Zimbabwe.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2016-09-01135
lunar eclipse2016-09-16147

Meteor Activity

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

NamePeak Day
Sept. ε-Perseids2016-09-09
Dayt. Sextantids2016-09-27

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
Venus2016-09-03 12:33
Saturn2016-09-08 23:23
Aldebaran2016-09-22 00:13
Regulus2016-09-28 00:32

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of September 2016.

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

September 2016
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 35
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:29.1
2Friday
 
0.3% illuminated
Age:0.5
3Saturday
 
2.4% illuminated
Age:1.5
4Sunday
 
6.3% illuminated
Age:2.4
Week 36
5Monday
 
11.8% illuminated
Age:3.3
6Tuesday
 
18.6% illuminated
Age:4.2
7Wednesday
 
26.5% illuminated
Age:5.1
8Thursday
 
35.3% illuminated
Age:6
9Friday
 
44.6% illuminated
Age:6.9
10Saturday
 
54.2% illuminated
Age:7.8
11Sunday
 
63.8% illuminated
Age:8.7
Week 37
12Monday
 
73.2% illuminated
Age:9.6
13Tuesday
 
81.9% illuminated
Age:10.6
14Wednesday
 
89.4% illuminated
Age:11.6
15Thursday
 
95.2% illuminated
Age:12.7
16Friday
 
98.9% illuminated
Age:13.8
17Saturday
 
100% illuminated
Age:14.9
18Sunday
 
98.2% illuminated
Age:16
Week 38
19Monday
 
93.5% illuminated
Age:17.2
20Tuesday
 
86.4% illuminated
Age:18.3
21Wednesday
 
77.3% illuminated
Age:19.4
22Thursday
 
66.8% illuminated
Age:20.5
23Friday
 
55.7% illuminated
Age:21.6
24Saturday
 
44.6% illuminated
Age:22.7
25Sunday
 
33.9% illuminated
Age:23.7
Week 39
26Monday
 
24.3% illuminated
Age:24.7
27Tuesday
 
15.9% illuminated
Age:25.7
28Wednesday
 
9.1% illuminated
Age:26.6
29Thursday
 
4.2% illuminated
Age:27.6
30Friday
 
1.1% illuminated
Age:28.5
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
3Monday
 
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
10Monday
 
11Tuesday
 
12Wednesday
 
13Thursday
 
14Friday
 
15Saturday
 
16Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z