Celestial Events

2017 Celestial Events

December

  • 3, Moon & Aldebaran 0.8°
  • 3, Full Moon
  • 4, Moon Perigee
  • 8, Moon & Regulus 0.7°
  • 10, Last Quarter
  • 13, Moon & Mars 4.5°
  • 14, Geminid Shower
  • 14, Moon & Jupiter 4.7°
  • 18, New Moon
  • 18, Moon Apogee
  • 21, Winter Solstice
  • 22, Ursid Shower
  • 26, First Quarter
  • 30, Moon & Aldebaran 0.7°

 

2018 Celestial Events

January

  • 1, Super Moon
  • 3, Quadrantids
  • 3, Perihelion 0, 35am
  • 3, Moon 4.5° Beehive 8pm
  • 5, Moon 0.2° Regulus 2, 38am
  • 7, Mars 0.25° Jupiter 6am
  • 8, Last Quarter
  • 11, Moon,Mars,Jupiter 5am
  • 13, Mercury 0.7° Saturn 7am
  • 16, New Moon
  • 24, First Quarter
  • 27, Moon 2.5° Aldebaran 2am
  • 31, Moon 2.1° Beehive 2, 15am
  • 31, Umbral Eclipse 80% @ Moonset
  • 31, 2nd Super Moon

February

  • 1, Moon 4.2° Regulus 8pm
  • 7, Last Quarter
  • 9, Moon 3.7° Mars 4am
  • 11, Moon 2.5° Saturn 6am
  • 15, New Moon
  • 23, Moon 3.5° Aldebaran 7pm
  • 23, First Quarter
  • 24, Mars,Jupiter,Saturn 6am

March

  • 1, Moon 0.1° Regulus 1, 10am
  • 1, Full Moon
  • 4, Mercury 0.9° Venus 6, 45pm
  • 7, Moon 2.9° Jupiter 5am
  • 9, Last Quarter
  • 10, Moon,Mars,Saturn 5am
  • 10, Mercury,Venus 7pm
  • 11, Daylight Saving Time Starts
  • 15, Mercury Best Evening View
  • 17, New Moon
  • 18, Moon,Venus,Mercury 7, 45pm
  • 19, Mercury 3.7° Venus 8pm
  • 20, Vernal Equinox 12, 15pm
  • 22, Moon 0.2° Aldebaran 7, 45pm
  • 24, First Quarter
  • 26, Moon 2.0° Beehive 9pm
  • 31, Full Moon

April

  • 1, Mars,Saturn,M22 5am
  • 3, Mars 1.2° Saturn
  • 7, Moon,Mars,Saturn,M22 5, 30am
  • 8, Last Quarter
  • 15, New Moon
  • 18, Moon 2.3° Aldebaran 9, 45pm
  • 22, Lyrids
  • 22, First Quarter
  • 23, Moon 2.3° Beehive 1, 30am
  • 24, Venus 3.5° Pleiades 9pm
  • 24, Moon 2.5° Regulus 9pm
  • 29, Mercury Best Morning View
  • 29, Full Moon

May

  • 3, Saturn 1.6° M22 2am
  • 6, Eta-Aquarids
  • 6, Moon 1.7° Mars 3, 30am
  • 7, Last Quarter
  • 8, Jupiter @ Opposition
  • 15, New Moon
  • 20, Venus 1.0° M35 9, 30pm
  • 21, Moon 0.5° Regulus
  • 21, First Quarter
  • 29, Full Moon

June

  • 1, Moon 1.9° Saturn 12am
  • 3, Moon 2.3° Mars 4am
  • 6, Last Quarter
  • 13, New Moon
  • 19, Venus 0.75° Beehive
  • 20, Last Quarter
  • 21, Summer Solstice 6, 07am
  • 23, Moon 4.0° Jupiter 10pm
  • 27, Saturn @ Opposition
  • 28, Moon 0.75° Saturn 12am
  • 28, Full Moon
  • 30, Moon 4.3° Mars 11, 45pm

July

  • 6, Earth @ Aphelion 12, 47pm
  • 6, Last Quarter
  • 9, Venus 1.0° Regulus 9, 30pm
  • 10, Moon 0.05° Aldebaran 4, 45am
  • 12, Mercury Best Evening View
  • 12, New Moon
  • 15, Moon 1.7° Venus 9, 45pm
  • 19, First Quarter
  • 20, Moon 3.1° Jupiter 10pm
  • 24, Moon 1.5° Saturn 11pm
  • 27, Mars @ Opposition
  • 27, Full Moon
  • 28, Delta Aquarids

August

  • 4, Last Quarter
  • 6, Moon 1.1° Aldebaran 2, 30pm
  • 11, New Moon
  • 12, Perseids
  • 17, Venus Best Evening View
  • 18, First Quarter
  • 21, Moon 3.2° Saturn 12am
  • 26, Mercury Best Morning View
  • 26, Full Moon

September

  • 2, Last Quarter
  • 3, Moon 2.0° Aldebaran 0, 40am
  • 7, Neptune @ Opposition
  • 9, New Moon
  • 12, Saturn,M8,M20,M21 9, 30pm
  • 13, Moon 3.8° Jupiter 8, 45pm
  • 16, First Quarter
  • 17, Moon 3.7° Saturn 8, 30pm
  • 19, Moon 4.0° Mars 8, 30pm
  • 22, Autumnal Equinox 9, 54pm
  • 24, Full Moon
  • 30, Moon 0.5° Aldebaran 2am

October

  • 2, Last Quarter
  • 4, Moon 1.1° Beehive 5, 30am
  • 8, Draconids
  • 8, New Moon
  • 16, First Quarter
  • 17, Moon 5.0° Mars 11pm
  • 21, Orionids
  • 23, Uranus @ Opposition
  • 24, Full Moon
  • 27, Moon 1.8° Aldebaran 7am
  • 31, Moon 3.0° Beehive 6am
  • 31, Last Quarter

November

  • 2, Moon 2.0° Regulus 3am
  • 4, Daylight Saving Time Ends
  • 5, Taurids
  • 6, Mercury Best Evening View
  • 7, New Moon
  • 11, Moon,Saturn,M22 6pm
  • 14, Venus 1.2° Spica 6am
  • 15, Moon 1.8° Mars 10, 15pm
  • 15, First Quarter
  • 17, Leonids
  • 23, Moon 2.2° Aldebaran 7pm
  • 23, Full Moon
  • 29, Moon 1.6° Regulus 5am
  • 29, Last Quarter

Descember

  • 7, New Moon
  • 13, Geminids
  • 14, Moon 3.5° Mars 10pm
  • 15, Mercury Best Morning View
  • 15, First Quarter
  • 21, Winter Solstice 6, 23pm
  • 21, Moon 1.0° Aldebaran 3am
  • 21, Mercury 0.8° Jupiter 7am
  • 22, Ursids
  • 22, Full Moon
  • 24, Moon 0.5° Beehive 11, 15pm
  • 29, Last Quarter
  • 31, New Horizons @ MU69 Jan.1

Some data provided by Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA’s GSFC).