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April 2018 Sky

April 2018 Sky

April 2018 Sky 1 Moon near Spica (morning sky) at 12h UT. 2 Mars 1.3° S of Saturn (morning sky) at 13h UT. Mags. 0.3 and 0.5. 3 Moon near Jupiter (morning sky) at 16h UT. Mag. −2.4. 5 Moon near Antares (morning sky)

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March 2018 Sky

April 2018 Sky

March 2018 Sky 1 Moon near Regulus (evening sky) at 6h UT. 2 Full Moon at 0:51 UT. 4 Mercury 1.1° NW of Venus (13° from Sun, evening sky) at 6h UT. Mags. −1.2 and −3.9. 5 Moon near Spica (morning sky) at 2h

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February 2018 Sky

April 2018 Sky

February 2018 Sky 1 Moon near Regulus (morning sky) at 19h UT. 5 Moon near Spica (morning sky) at 17h UT. 7 Last Quarter Moon at 15:55 UT. 7 Moon near Jupiter (87° from Sun, morning sky) at 22h UT. Mag. −2.0. Jupiter is

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Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Super Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse will be the first of two Blue Moons in 2018 and the second of two full moons in the January 2018 calendar month. So it’s not just a

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January 2018 Sky

April 2018 Sky

January 2018 Sky 1 Mercury at greatest elongation west (23° from Sun, morning sky) at 20h UT. Mag. −0.3. 1 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 21:54 UT (356,565 km; angular size 33.5′). Closest of 2018. 2 Full Moon at 2:24 UT.

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2017 Geminids meteor shower

2017 Geminids meteor shower

2017 Geminids meteor shower 2017 Geminids meteor shower will peak between December 13 and 14 with conditions being less than fair with larger amounts of LP (light pollution) due to a Full Moon. The Geminids can be observed annually between December 4 and

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December 2017 Sky

April 2018 Sky

December 2017 Sky 2 Moon near the Pleiades (evening sky) at 22h UT. 3 Moon near Aldebaran (midnight sky) at 13h UT. Occultation visible from northeast Asia, Alaska, northwest Canada. 3 Full Moon at 15:47 UT. 4 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at

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Leonid meteor shower 2017

Leonid meteor shower 2017

Leonid meteor shower 2017 Leonid meteor shower 2017 is annually active in the month of November and will peak during the night of November 17 and the early morning of November 18. The Leonids occur when the Earth passes through

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November 2017 Sky

April 2018 Sky

November 2017 Sky 4 Full Moon at 5:23 UT. 5 Moon near the Pleiades (morning sky) at 11h UT. 6 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 0:21 UT (361,438 km; angular size 33.1′). 6 Moon near Aldebaran (morning sky) at 1h UT. Occultation

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Orionid meteor shower 2017

Orionid meteor shower 2017

Orionid meteor shower 2017 Orionid meteor shower 2017 will be visible from October 2 to November 7 but the shower is expected to peak the night of  October 20 into the early morning of October 21. The Orionids is caused by the

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