Tag: Pleiades

December 2017 Sky

December 2017 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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November 2017 Sky

December 2017 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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October 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

October 2017 Sky 3 Moon near Neptune (152° from Sun, evening sky) at 12h UT. Mag. 7.8. Occultation visible from Tasmania and New Zealand. • Occultation of Neptune (IOTA) 5 Venus 0.2° NNE of Mars (23° from Sun, morning sky) at 17h UT. Mags.

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September 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

September 2017 Sky 1 Venus 1.2° SSW of Beehive cluster (morning sky) at 13h UT. Mag. −4.0. • Beehive Cluster (Wikipedia) • M44: The Beehive Cluster (APOD) 6 Moon 0.7° SSE of Neptune (178° from Sun, midnight sky) at 5h UT. Mag. +7.8. 6 Full Moon at

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August 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

August 2017 Sky 2 Moon near Antares (evening sky) at 9h UT. • Antares (Wikipedia) 2 Venus 2.4° S of M35 cluster (morning sky) at 15h UT. Mag. −4.0. 2 Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 18h UT (distance 405,025 km; angular size 29.5′).

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July 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

July 2017 Sky Sky Calendar — July 2017 1 First Quarter Moon at 0:51 UT. 1 Moon near Jupiter (evening sky) at 9h UT. Mag. −2.0. 2 Moon near Spica (evening sky) at 5h UT. 3 Earth at Aphelion (farthest

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June 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky 1 First Quarter Moon at 12:42 UT. 3 Venus 1.7° SSE of Uranus at 5h UT. Mags. −4.3 and 5.9. 3 Venus at greatest elongation west (46° from Sun, morning sky) at 12h UT. Mag −4.3. 4

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April 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

April 2017 Sky  1 Moon near Aldebaran (evening sky) at 9h UT. Occultation visible from southern Asia, Japan, and Korea. 1 Mercury at greatest elongation east (19° from Sun, evening sky) at 10h UT. Mag. 0.0. 3 First Quarter Moon

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March 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

March 2017 Sky 1 Moon near Venus (32° from Sun, evening sky) at 2h UT. Mag. −4.6. 1 Moon near Mars (43° from Sun) at 21h UT. Mag. 1.3. 3 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 7:29 UT (369,062

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February 2017 Sky

December 2017 Sky

February 2017 Sky 1 Moon near Mars (50° from Sun) at 3h UT. Mag. 1.1. 4 First Quarter Moon at 4:19 UT. 5 Moon near the Pleiades (evening sky) at 5h UT. • The Pleiades (Wikipedia) 5 Moon very near

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