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5/3/2017 to 6/3/2017Jun 02  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
5/4/2017 to 6/4/2017Jun 03  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - We Choose To Go To The Moon
5/10/2017 to 6/10/2017Jun 09  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
5/11/2017 to 6/11/2017Jun 10  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Life in the Universe
5/17/2017 to 6/17/2017Jun 16  19:00  David Levy Lecture - Warko Observatory Public Night
5/18/2017 to 6/18/2017Jun 17  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Our Amazing Moon
5/24/2017 to 6/24/2017Jun 23  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
5/25/2017 to 6/25/2017Jun 24  19:00  ASKC General Meeting - Royall Hall, UMKC, 800 E 52nd St, KC, MO
5/25/2017 to 6/25/2017Jun 24  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Life in the Universe
5/31/2017 to 7/1/2017Jun 30  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
6/1/2017 to 7/2/2017Jul 01  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - The Most Famous Photo Ever Taken
6/7/2017 to 7/8/2017Jul 07  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
6/8/2017 to 7/9/2017Jul 08  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Infrared Astronomy: Light You Cannot See
6/14/2017 to 7/15/2017Jul 14  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
6/15/2017 to 7/16/2017Jul 15  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - The New Martians
6/21/2017 to 7/22/2017Jul 21  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
6/22/2017 to 7/23/2017Jul 22  19:00  ASKC General Meeting - Royall Hall, UMKC, 800 E 52nd St, KC, MO
6/22/2017 to 7/23/2017Jul 22  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - 30 Days Until The Light Goes Out!
6/28/2017 to 7/29/2017Jul 28  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
6/29/2017 to 7/30/2017Jul 29  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Infrared Astronomy: Light You Cannot See
7/5/2017 to 8/5/2017Aug 04  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
7/6/2017 to 8/6/2017Aug 05  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Celestial Sampler: The Summer Sky
7/12/2017 to 8/12/2017Aug 11  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
7/13/2017 to 8/13/2017Aug 12  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Life in the Universe
7/19/2017 to 8/19/2017Aug 18  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
7/20/2017 to 8/20/2017Aug 19  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Solar Eclipse 2017
7/26/2017 to 8/26/2017Aug 25  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
7/27/2017 to 8/27/2017Aug 26  19:00  ASKC General Meeting - Royall Hall, UMKC, 800 E 52nd St, KC, MO
7/27/2017 to 8/27/2017Aug 26  19:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Our Amazing Moon
8/2/2017 to 9/2/2017Sep 01  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
8/3/2017 to 9/3/2017Sep 02  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - The New Martians
8/9/2017 to 9/9/2017Sep 08  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
8/10/2017 to 9/10/2017Sep 09  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - NASA SOFIA Catching Invisible Light
8/16/2017 to 9/16/2017Sep 15  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
8/17/2017 to 9/17/2017Sep 16  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Infrared Astronomy: Light You Cannot See
8/23/2017 to 9/23/2017Sep 22  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
8/24/2017 to 9/24/2017Sep 23  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Celestial Sampler: The Fall Sky
8/30/2017 to 9/30/2017Sep 29  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
8/31/2017 to 10/1/2017Sep 30  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Life in the Universe
9/6/2017 to 10/7/2017Oct 06  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
9/7/2017 to 10/8/2017Oct 07  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Our Amazing Moon
9/13/2017 to 10/14/2017Oct 13  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
9/14/2017 to 10/15/2017Oct 14  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - The New Martians
9/20/2017 to 10/21/2017Oct 20  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
9/21/2017 to 10/22/2017Oct 21  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Falling Rocks!
9/27/2017 to 10/28/2017Oct 27  19:00  Warko Observatory Public Night
9/28/2017 to 10/29/2017Oct 28  18:30  Powell Observatory Public Night - Spooky Nebulas
9/28/2017 to 10/29/2017Oct 28  19:00  ASKC General Meeting - Royall Hall, UMKC, 800 E 52nd St, KC, MO

 

Look Up!

What's in the sky this month

1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 01 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 22.7°W
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 01 21:54 Moon at Perigee: 356566 km
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 02 2:24 FULL MOON
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 03 0:00 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98329 AU
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 03 19:50 Beehive 2.3°N of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 03 0:00 Quadrantid Meteor Shower
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 04 7:48 Moon at Ascending Node
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 05 7:24 Regulus 0.9°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 08 22:25 LAST QUARTER MOON
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 09 0:00 Venus at Superior Conjunction
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 11 5:59 Jupiter 4.3°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 11 10:03 Mars 4.6°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 13 0:00 Mercury 0.7° of Saturn
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 15 2:10 Moon at Apogee: 406461 km
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 15 2:13 Saturn 2.6°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 15 7:24 Mercury 3.4°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 17 2:17 NEW MOON
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 18 14:28 Moon at Descending Node
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 23 0:00 Venus at Aphelion
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 24 22:20 FIRST QUARTER MOON
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 25 0:00 Mercury at Aphelion
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 27 10:09 Aldebaran 0.7°S of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 30 9:54 Moon at Perigee: 358995 km
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 31 7:19 Beehive 2.3°N of Moon
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 31 13:27 FULL MOON
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 31 13:30 Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.315
1/1/2018 to 1/31/2018Jan 31 18:46 Moon at Ascending Node
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 01 18:24 Regulus 0.9°S of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 07 15:54 LAST QUARTER MOON
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 07 19:47 Jupiter 4.3°S of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 09 5:12 Mars 4.4°S of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 11 14:16 Moon at Apogee: 405701 km
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 11 14:46 Saturn 2.5°S of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 11 16:40 Mars 5.0°N of Antares
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 14 21:11 Moon at Descending Node
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 15 20:51 Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.599
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 15 21:05 NEW MOON
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 17 0:00 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 23 8:09 FIRST QUARTER MOON
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 23 17:07 Aldebaran 0.7°S of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 27 14:48 Moon at Perigee: 363938 km
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 27 17:28 Beehive 2.3°N of Moon
2/1/2018 to 2/28/2018Feb 28 5:03 Moon at Ascending Node
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 01 5:09 Regulus 0.9°S of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 02 0:51 FULL MOON
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 04 0:00 Mercury 1.1° of Venus
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 04 0:00 Neptune in Conjunction with Sun
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 07 6:57 Jupiter 4.1°S of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 09 11:20 LAST QUARTER MOON
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 10 0:37 Mars 3.8°S of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 10 0:00 Mercury at Perihelion
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 11 2:37 Saturn 2.2°S of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 11 9:13 Moon at Apogee: 404682 km
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 14 3:47 Moon at Descending Node
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 15 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.4°E
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 17 13:12 NEW MOON
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 18 19:07 Venus 3.7°N of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 19 0:00 Mercury 3.8° of Venus
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 20 16:15 Vernal Equinox
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 22 22:33 Aldebaran 0.9°S of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 24 15:35 FIRST QUARTER MOON
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 26 17:17 Moon at Perigee: 369104 km
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 27 0:52 Beehive 2.2°N of Moon
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 27 10:56 Moon at Ascending Node
3/1/2018 to 3/31/2018Mar 28 13:38 Regulus 1.0°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 01 0:00 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 03 14:14 Jupiter 3.9°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 03 0:00 Saturn at Aphelion
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 07 12:50 Saturn 1.9°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 07 18:15 Mars 3.1°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 08 5:32 Moon at Apogee: 404145 km
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 08 7:18 LAST QUARTER MOON
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 10 8:09 Moon at Descending Node
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 14 9:24 Mercury 3.9°N of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 16 1:57 NEW MOON
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 17 19:29 Venus 5.4°N of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 18 0:00 Uranus in Conjunction with Sun
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 19 4:45 Aldebaran 1.1°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 20 14:44 Moon at Perigee: 368713 km
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 22 0:00 Lyrid Meteor Shower
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 22 21:46 FIRST QUARTER MOON
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 23 6:17 Beehive 1.9°N of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 23 12:19 Moon at Ascending Node
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 24 16:47 Venus 3.4°S of Pleiades
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 24 19:39 Regulus 1.2°S of Moon
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 29 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 27.0°W
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 30 0:58 FULL MOON
4/1/2018 to 4/30/2018Apr 30 17:16 Jupiter 3.8°S of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 02 13:29 Venus 6.3°N of Aldebaran
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 04 20:31 Saturn 1.7°S of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 05 0:00 Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 06 0:35 Moon at Apogee: 404458 km
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 06 7:24 Mars 2.7°S of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 07 10:23 Moon at Descending Node
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 08 2:09 LAST QUARTER MOON
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 09 0:00 Jupiter at Opposition
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 13 17:21 Mercury 2.4°N of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 15 11:48 NEW MOON
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 16 0:00 Venus at Perihelion
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 17 18:11 Venus 4.8°N of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 17 21:06 Moon at Perigee: 363777 km
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 20 11:57 Beehive 1.7°N of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 20 13:13 Moon at Ascending Node
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 22 0:53 Regulus 1.4°S of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 22 3:49 FIRST QUARTER MOON
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 27 17:39 Jupiter 4.0°S of Moon
5/1/2018 to 5/31/2018May 29 14:20 FULL MOON
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 01 1:20 Saturn 1.6°S of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 02 16:34 Moon at Apogee: 405316 km
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 03 11:58 Mars 3.2°S of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 03 12:39 Moon at Descending Node
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 06 0:00 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 06 0:00 Mercury at Perihelion
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 06 18:32 LAST QUARTER MOON
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 08 3:37 Venus 4.6°S of Pollux
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 13 19:43 NEW MOON
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 14 23:55 Moon at Perigee: 359507 km
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 16 13:13 Venus 2.3°N of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 16 17:50 Moon at Ascending Node
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 16 19:38 Beehive 1.5°N of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 18 7:25 Regulus 1.7°S of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 20 2:21 Venus 0.4°N of Beehive
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 20 10:51 FIRST QUARTER MOON
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 21 10:07 Summer Solstice
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 23 18:47 Jupiter 4.2°S of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 24 21:37 Mercury 4.7°S of Pollux
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 27 0:00 Saturn at Opposition
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 28 3:59 Saturn 1.8°S of Moon
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 28 4:53 FULL MOON
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 30 2:43 Moon at Apogee: 406061 km
6/1/2018 to 6/30/2018Jun 30 16:44 Moon at Descending Node
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 01 1:43 Mars 4.8°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 04 5:39 Mercury 0.6°S of Beehive
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 06 7:51 LAST QUARTER MOON
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 06 0:00 Earth at Aphelion: 1.01670 AU
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 09 23:34 Venus 0.9°N of Regulus
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 10 9:30 Aldebaran 1.1°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 12 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 26.4°E
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 13 2:48 NEW MOON
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 13 3:01 Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.337
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 13 8:28 Moon at Perigee: 357432 km
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 14 2:50 Moon at Ascending Node
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 14 22:04 Mercury 2.2°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 15 16:14 Regulus 1.7°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 16 3:31 Venus 1.6°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 19 19:52 FIRST QUARTER MOON
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 20 0:00 Mercury at Aphelion
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 20 23:57 Jupiter 4.4°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 24 16:49 Mercury 1.2°S of Regulus
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 25 6:10 Saturn 2.0°S of Moon
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 27 0:00 Mars at Opposition
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 27 5:44 Moon at Apogee: 406223 km
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 27 20:20 FULL MOON
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 27 20:22 Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.609
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 27 22:40 Moon at Descending Node
7/1/2018 to 7/31/2018Jul 28 0:00 Delta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 04 18:18 LAST QUARTER MOON
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 06 18:35 Aldebaran 1.1°S of Moon
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 09 0:00 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 10 13:40 Moon at Ascending Node
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 10 18:05 Moon at Perigee: 358083 km
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 11 9:46 Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.737
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 11 9:58 NEW MOON
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 13 0:00 Perseid Meteor Shower
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 14 13:35 Venus 6.3°S of Moon
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 17 10:38 Jupiter 4.5°S of Moon
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 17 0:00 Venus at Greatest Elong: 45.9°E
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 18 7:49 FIRST QUARTER MOON
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 21 2:09 Mercury 4.8°S of Beehive
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 21 9:55 Saturn 2.1°S of Moon
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 23 11:23 Moon at Apogee: 405744 km
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 24 4:51 Moon at Descending Node
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 26 11:56 FULL MOON
8/1/2018 to 8/31/2018Aug 26 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.3°W
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 01 4:45 Venus 1.0°S of Spica
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 02 0:00 Mercury at Perihelion
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 03 1:34 Aldebaran 1.2°S of Moon
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 03 2:37 LAST QUARTER MOON
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 06 22:42 Moon at Ascending Node
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 07 2:13 Beehive 1.4°N of Moon
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 07 0:00 Neptune at Opposition
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 08 1:21 Moon at Perigee: 361355 km
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 09 18:01 NEW MOON
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 14 2:21 Jupiter 4.4°S of Moon
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 16 0:00 Mars at Perihelion
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 16 23:15 FIRST QUARTER MOON
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 17 16:46 Saturn 2.1°S of Moon
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 20 0:54 Moon at Apogee: 404875 km
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 20 6:38 Mars 4.8°S of Moon
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 20 9:30 Moon at Descending Node
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 21 0:00 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 23 1:54 Autumnal Equinox
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 25 2:52 FULL MOON
9/1/2018 to 9/30/2018Sep 30 7:06 Aldebaran 1.4°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 02 9:45 LAST QUARTER MOON
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 04 3:10 Moon at Ascending Node
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 04 9:51 Beehive 1.3°N of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 05 21:58 Regulus 1.8°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 05 22:29 Moon at Perigee: 366396 km
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 09 3:47 NEW MOON
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 11 21:21 Jupiter 4.1°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 15 3:01 Saturn 1.8°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 16 0:00 Mercury 6.2° of Venus
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 16 18:02 FIRST QUARTER MOON
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 17 12:03 Moon at Descending Node
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 17 19:16 Moon at Apogee: 404227 km
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 18 13:01 Mars 1.9°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 21 0:00 Orionid Meteor Shower
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 24 0:00 Uranus at Opposition
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 24 16:45 FULL MOON
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 26 0:00 Venus at Inferior Conjunction
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 27 13:04 Aldebaran 1.6°S of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 29 0:00 Mercury 3.1° of Jupiter
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 31 3:46 Moon at Ascending Node
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 31 15:24 Beehive 1.0°N of Moon
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 31 16:40 LAST QUARTER MOON
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018Oct 31 20:05 Moon at Perigee: 370201 km
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 02 4:16 Regulus 2.1°S of Moon
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 05 0:00 S Taurid Meteor Shower
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 06 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 23.3°E
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 07 16:02 NEW MOON
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 09 4:58 Mercury 1.8°N of Antares
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 11 15:46 Saturn 1.4°S of Moon
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 12 0:00 N Taurid Meteor Shower
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 13 14:04 Moon at Descending Node
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 14 15:57 Moon at Apogee: 404341 km
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 14 23:14 Venus 0.2°S of Spica
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 15 14:54 FIRST QUARTER MOON
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 16 4:16 Mars 1.0°N of Moon: Occn.
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 17 0:00 Leonid Meteor Shower
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 23 5:39 FULL MOON
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 23 21:11 Aldebaran 1.7°S of Moon
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 26 0:00 Jupiter in Conjunction with Sun
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 26 12:10 Moon at Perigee: 366623 km
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 27 5:18 Moon at Ascending Node
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 27 0:00 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 27 20:57 Beehive 0.8°N of Moon
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 29 0:00 Mercury at Perihelion
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 29 9:27 Regulus 2.3°S of Moon
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018Nov 30 0:19 LAST QUARTER MOON
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 03 18:42 Venus 3.6°S of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 05 21:06 Mercury 1.9°S of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 07 7:20 NEW MOON
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 09 5:30 Saturn 1.1°S of Moon: Occn.
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 10 17:57 Moon at Descending Node
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 12 12:25 Moon at Apogee: 405177 km
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 14 0:00 Geminid Meteor Shower
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 14 23:21 Mars 3.6°N of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 15 0:00 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 21.3°W
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 15 11:49 FIRST QUARTER MOON
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 21 7:31 Aldebaran 1.7°S of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 21 0:00 Mercury 0.8° of Jupiter
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 21 22:22 Winter Solstice
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 22 8:05 Mercury 5.8°N of Antares
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 22 15:03 Jupiter 5.1°N of Antares
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 22 17:49 FULL MOON
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 22 0:00 Ursid Meteor Shower
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 24 9:52 Moon at Perigee: 361060 km
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 24 11:54 Moon at Ascending Node
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 25 4:52 Beehive 0.6°N of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 26 16:06 Regulus 2.5°S of Moon
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 26 0:00 Venus at Perihelion
12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018Dec 29 9:34 LAST QUARTER MOON


Calendar of Astronomical Events Courtesy of Fred Espenak, www.AstroPixels.com

 

Astronomical Definitions

  • Perihelion - the instant when a planet is closest to the Sun
  • Aphelion - the instant when a planet is furthest from the Sun
  • Perigee - the instant when the Moon is closest to Earth
  • Apogee - the instant when the Moon is furthest from Earth
  • Inferior Conjunction - the instant when a planet passes between Earth and the Sun (Mercury or Venus)
  • Superior Conjunction - the instant when a planet passes on the opposite side of the Sun from Earth (Mercury or Venus)
  • Greatest Elongation - elongation is the apparent angle between a planet and the Sun as seen from Earth; during eastern elongation (E), the planet appears as an evening star; during western elongation (W), the planet appears as a morning star
  • Opposition - the instant when a planet appears opposite the Sun as seen from Earth
  • Conjunction - the instant when a planet appears closest the Sun as seen from Earth
  • Occultation - the Moon occults or eclipses a star or planet
  • Ascending Node - the point where a planet crosses from the southern to northern portion of its orbit
  • Descending Node - the point where a planet crosses from the northern to the southern portion of its orbit

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