Sky Calendar 2015

Sky Calendar 2015

 

Date Local
Time
Event
Jan 01  Th   Venus: 16.7° E
  02  Fr 12:35 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.5° S
  03  Sa 18:53 Moon North Dec.: 18.7° N
  04  Su 02:51 Quadrantid Shower: ZHR = 120
  04  Su 09:59 Perihelion: 0.9833 AU
  05  Mo 05:53 Full Moon
  09  Fr 19:17 Moon Apogee: 405400 km
  11  Su 02:00 Mercury-Venus: 0.6° N
  12  Mo 16:33 Moon Ascending Node
  13  Tu 10:47 Last Quarter
  14  We 20:59 Mercury Elongation: 18.9° E
  16  Fr 12:52 Moon-Saturn: 1.9° S
  18  Su 07:17 Moon South Dec.: 18.6° S
  20  Tu 14:14 New Moon
  21  We 21:06 Moon Perigee: 359600 km
  22  Th 06:01 Moon-Venus: 5.5° S
  23  Fr 05:40 Moon-Mars: 3.9° S
  25  Su 11:23 Moon Descending Node
  27  Tu 05:48 First Quarter
  29  Th 18:07 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.3° S
  30  Fr 14:40 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  31  Sa 01:59 Moon North Dec.: 18.5° N
Feb 01  Su   Venus: 23.8° E
  04  We 00:09 Full Moon
  06  Fr 07:25 Moon Apogee: 406200 km
  06  Fr 17:55 Jupiter Opposition
  08  Su 18:10 Moon Ascending Node
  12  Th 04:50 Last Quarter
  13  Fr 01:10 Moon-Saturn: 2.3° S
  14  Sa 18:18 Moon South Dec.: 18.4° S
  17  Tu 07:20 Moon-Mercury: 3.5° S
  19  Th 00:47 New Moon
  19  Th 08:29 Moon Perigee: 357000 km
  21  Sa 01:56 Moon-Venus: 2° S
  21  Sa 02:28 Moon-Mars: 1.5° S
  21  Sa 17:05 Moon Descending Node
  22  Su 06:18 Venus-Mars: 0.4° N
  24  Tu 16:59 Mercury Elongation: 26.7° W
  25  We 18:14 First Quarter
  26  Th 00:02 Moon-Aldebaran: 1° S
  26  Th 05:18 Neptune Conjunction
  27  Fr 08:19 Moon North Dec.: 18.3° N
Mar 01  Su   Venus: 30.1° E
  05  Th 08:35 Moon Apogee: 406400 km
  05  Th 19:05 Full Moon
  07  Sa 22:04 Moon Ascending Node
  12  Th 10:25 Moon-Saturn: 2.4° S
  13  Fr 19:48 Last Quarter
  14  Sa 03:39 Moon South Dec.: 18.3° S
  19  Th 21:38 Moon Perigee: 357600 km
  20  Fr 11:36 New Moon
  20  Fr 11:46 Total Solar Eclipse
  21  Sa 00:45 Vernal Equinox
  21  Sa 04:19 Moon Descending Node
  22  Su 00:13 Moon-Mars: 1° N
  22  Su 21:51 Moon-Venus: 2.9° N
  25  We 08:55 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.9° S
  26  Th 16:29 Moon North Dec.: 18.2° N
  27  Fr 09:43 First Quarter
Apr 01  We   Venus: 36.6° E
  01  We 14:59 Moon Apogee: 406000 km
  04  Sa 05:17 Moon Ascending Node
  04  Sa 14:01 Partial Lunar Eclipse
  04  Sa 14:06 Full Moon
  06  Mo 15:48 Uranus Conjunction
  08  We 15:08 Moon-Saturn: 2.3° S
  08  We 16:16 Jupiter-Beehive: 5.4° S
  10  Fr 05:52 Mercury Superior Conj.
  10  Fr 09:46 Moon South Dec.: 18.2° S
  11  Sa 17:30 Venus-Pleiades: 2.6° S
  12  Su 05:44 Last Quarter
  17  Fr 05:53 Moon Perigee: 361000 km
  17  Fr 15:07 Moon Descending Node
  18  Sa 20:57 New Moon
  21  Tu 18:35 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.9° S
  21  Tu 20:09 Moon-Venus: 6.8° N
  23  Th 01:21 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
  23  Th 01:26 Moon North Dec.: 18.3° N
  26  Su 01:55 First Quarter
  29  We 05:55 Moon Apogee: 405100 km
May 01  Fr 03:29 Mercury-Pleiades: 1.7° S
  01  Fr 11:50 Moon Ascending Node
  01  Fr   Venus: 42.1° E
  04  Mo 05:42 Full Moon
  05  Tu 14:36 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
  05  Tu 18:18 Moon-Saturn: 2.1° S
  07  Th 06:59 Mercury Elongation: 21.2° E
  07  Th 15:39 Moon South Dec.: 18.3° S
  11  Mo 12:36 Last Quarter
  14  Th 22:37 Moon Descending Node
  15  Fr 02:23 Moon Perigee: 366000 km
  18  Mo 06:13 New Moon
  20  We 11:41 Moon North Dec.: 18.4° N
  23  Sa 02:53 Saturn Opposition
  25  Mo 19:19 First Quarter
  27  We 00:12 Moon Apogee: 404200 km
  28  Th 16:40 Moon Ascending Node
  29  Fr 19:30 Venus-Pollux: 4° S
  30  Sa 18:53 Mercury Inferior Conj.
Jun 01  Mo   Venus: 45.3° E
  01  Mo 22:02 Moon-Saturn: 2° S
  02  Tu 18:19 Full Moon
  03  We 23:10 Moon South Dec.: 18.4° S
  06  Sa 20:59 Venus Elongation: 45.4° E
  09  Tu 17:42 Last Quarter
  10  We 06:39 Moon Perigee: 369700 km
  11  Th 01:29 Moon Descending Node
  13  Sa 10:59 Venus-Beehive: 0.6° N
  14  Su 16:39 Mars Conjunction
  16  Tu 16:05 New Moon
  16  Tu 21:47 Moon North Dec.: 18.5° N
  20  Sa 13:28 Moon-Venus: 6.3° N
  21  Su 18:38 Summer Solstice
  23  Tu 11:39 Mercury-Aldebaran: 1.9° N
  23  Tu 19:01 Moon Apogee: 404100 km
  24  We 13:03 First Quarter
  24  We 18:59 Mercury Elongation: 22.5° W
  24  We 19:23 Moon Ascending Node
  29  Mo 03:27 Moon-Saturn: 2.1° S
Jul 01  We 04:14 Venus-Jupiter: 0.3° N
  01  We 08:48 Moon South Dec.: 18.4° S
  01  We   Venus: 42.4° E
  02  Th 04:20 Full Moon
  05  Su 20:54 Moon Perigee: 367100 km
  06  Mo 14:59 Aphelion: 1.0167 AU
  08  We 02:07 Moon Descending Node
  08  We 22:24 Last Quarter
 
 12  Su 19:55 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.9° S
  14  Tu 06:24 Moon North Dec.: 18.4° N
  14  Tu 23:35 Venus-Regulus: 2.3° S
  16  Th 03:24 New Moon
  18  Sa 19:34 Moon-Jupiter: 4.5° N
  19  Su 03:06 Moon-Venus: 0.5° N
  21  Tu 13:02 Moon Apogee: 404800 km
  21  Tu 21:32 Moon Ascending Node
  23  Th 21:18 Mercury Superior Conj.
  24  Fr 06:04 First Quarter
  26  Su 10:43 Moon-Saturn: 2.4° S
  28  Tu 16:23 Delta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 20
  28  Tu 19:34 Moon South Dec.: 18.3° S
  31  Fr 12:43 Full Moon
Aug 01  Sa   Venus: 21.5° E
  02  Su 12:11 Moon Perigee: 362100 km
  04  Tu 04:53 Moon Descending Node
  07  Fr 04:03 Last Quarter
  07  Fr 19:25 Mercury-Regulus: 0.9° N
  09  Su 01:22 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  10  Mo 13:11 Moon North Dec.: 18.3° N
  13  Th 08:17 Perseid Shower: ZHR = 90
  14  Fr 16:54 New Moon
  15  Sa 21:19 Venus Inferior Conj.
  16  Su 16:34 Moon-Mercury: 2.2° N
  18  Tu 01:05 Moon Ascending Node
  18  Tu 04:33 Moon Apogee: 405900 km
  20  Th 05:35 Mars-Beehive: 0.5° S
  22  Sa 19:21 Moon-Saturn: 2.8° S
  22  Sa 21:31 First Quarter
  25  Tu 05:44 Moon South Dec.: 18.2° S
  26  We 23:04 Jupiter Conjunction
  29  Sa 20:35 Full Moon
  30  Su 17:24 Moon Perigee: 358300 km
  31  Mo 12:16 Moon Descending Node
Sep 01  Tu 04:12 Neptune Opposition
  01  Tu   Venus: 25° W
  04  Fr 11:59 Mercury Elongation: 27.1° E
  05  Sa 07:09 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.6° S
  05  Sa 11:54 Last Quarter
  06  Su 19:06 Moon North Dec.: 18.2° N
  10  Th 07:53 Moon-Venus: 2.9° S
  13  Su 08:41 New Moon
  13  Su 08:55 Partial Solar Eclipse
  14  Mo 06:38 Moon Ascending Node
  14  Mo 13:28 Moon Apogee: 406500 km
  19  Sa 04:54 Moon-Saturn: 3.1° S
  21  Mo 10:59 First Quarter
  21  Mo 14:02 Moon South Dec.: 18.1° S
  23  We 10:20 Autumnal Equinox
  24  Th 21:38 Mars-Regulus: 0.8° N
  27  Su 23:04 Moon Descending Node
  28  Mo 03:46 Moon Perigee: 356900 km
  28  Mo 04:48 Total Lunar Eclipse
  28  Mo 04:50 Full Moon
  30  We 16:36 Mercury Inferior Conj.
Oct 01  Th   Venus: 43.6° W
  02  Fr 14:51 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S
  04  Su 01:55 Moon North Dec.: 18.1° N
  04  Su 23:06 Last Quarter
  08  Th 22:32 Moon-Venus: 0.8° N
  09  Fr 02:26 Venus-Regulus: 2.5° S
  09  Fr 18:51 Moon-Mars: 3.8° N
  10  Sa 01:30 Moon-Jupiter: 3° N
  11  Su 12:54 Moon Ascending Node
  11  Su 15:17 Moon Apogee: 406400 km
  12  Mo 05:14 Uranus Opposition
  13  Tu 02:06 New Moon
  16  Fr 04:59 Mercury Elongation: 18.1° W
  16  Fr 15:20 Moon-Saturn: 3.2° S
  17  Sa 23:01 Mars-Jupiter: 0.4° N
  18  Su 20:31 Moon South Dec.: 18.2° S
  20  Tu 22:31 First Quarter
  22  Th 00:35 Orionid Shower: ZHR = 20
  25  Su 09:36 Moon Descending Node
  25  Su 23:40 Venus-Jupiter: 1° N
  26  Mo 07:59 Venus Elongation: 46.4° W
  26  Mo 13:59 Moon Perigee: 358500 km
  27  Tu 13:05 Full Moon
  29  Th 23:45 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.6° S
  31  Sa 10:02 Moon North Dec.: 18.2° N
Nov 01  Su   Venus: 46.3° W
  03  Tu 08:20 Venus-Mars: 0.7° N
  03  Tu 13:24 Last Quarter
  06  Fr 00:04 South Taurid Shower: ZHR = 10
  06  Fr 16:49 Moon-Jupiter: 2.5° N
  07  Sa 10:56 Moon-Mars: 2° N
  07  Sa 14:54 Moon-Venus: 1.4° N
  07  Sa 16:53 Moon Ascending Node
  07  Sa 22:48 Moon Apogee: 405700 km
  11  We 18:47 New Moon
  12  Th 23:20 North Taurid Shower: ZHR = 15
  15  Su 01:39 Moon South Dec.: 18.3° S
  17  Tu 15:45 Mercury Superior Conj.
  18  We 05:38 Leonid Shower: ZHR = 15
  19  Th 07:27 First Quarter
  21  Sa 14:56 Moon Descending Node
  23  Mo 21:06 Moon Perigee: 362800 km
  25  We 23:44 Full Moon
  26  Th 10:33 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  27  Fr 21:13 Moon North Dec.: 18.4° N
  29  Su 20:20 Venus-Spica: 4.2° N
  30  Mo 00:31 Saturn Conjunction
Dec 01  Tu   Venus: 43.3° W
  03  Th 08:41 Last Quarter
  04  Fr 07:21 Moon-Jupiter: 2° N
  04  Fr 19:33 Moon Ascending Node
  05  Sa 15:56 Moon Apogee: 404800 km
  06  Su 03:40 Moon-Mars: 0.1° N
  07  Mo 17:55 Moon-Venus: 0.7° S
  11  Fr 11:29 New Moon
  12  Sa 09:15 Moon South Dec.: 18.4° S
  14  Mo 18:48 Geminid Shower: ZHR = 120
  18  Fr 03:32 Saturn-Antares: 6.2° N
  18  Fr 16:13 Moon Descending Node
  18  Fr 16:14 First Quarter
  21  Mo 09:53 Moon Perigee: 368400 km
  22  Tu 05:48 Winter Solstice
  23  We 03:00 Ursid Shower: ZHR = 10
  23  We 15:16 Mars-Spica: 3.5° N
  23  We 20:09 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  25  Fr 08:30 Moon North Dec.: 18.4° N
  25  Fr 12:11 Full Moon
  29  Tu 03:59 Mercury Elongation: 19.7° E
  29  Tu 21:30 Moon-Regulus: 2.9° N
  31  Th 18:55 Moon-Jupiter: 1.6° N
  31  Th 21:19 Moon Ascending Node

 

 

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All SKYCAL astronomical calculations are by Fred Espenak, and he assumes full responsibility for their accuracy. Special thanks to National Space Club summer intern Sumit Dutta for his valuable assistance in developing the Sky Events Calendar (July 2007).

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