Sky Calendar 2017

Sky Calendar 2017

 

Date Local
Time
Event
Jan 01  Su   Venus: 46.8° E
  02  Mo 10:20 Moon-Venus: 2° S
  02  Mo 19:14 Moon Descending Node
  03  Tu 07:47 Moon-Mars: 0.3° S
  03  Tu 15:10 Quadrantid Shower: ZHR = 120
  04  We 11:59 Perihelion: 0.9833 AU
  05  Th 20:47 First Quarter
  09  Mo 10:03 Mercury-Saturn: 6.7° N
  09  Mo 15:07 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.4° S
  10  Tu 07:07 Moon Perigee: 363200 km
  11  We 10:32 Moon North Dec.: 18.9° N
  12  Th 12:34 Full Moon
  12  Th 13:59 Venus Elongation: 47.1° E
  15  Su 05:07 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° N
  15  Su 11:45 Moon Ascending Node
  19  Th 06:26 Moon-Jupiter: 3° S
  19  Th 10:59 Mercury Elongation: 24.1° W
  19  Th 23:14 Last Quarter
  22  Su 01:14 Moon Apogee: 404900 km
  24  Tu 11:37 Moon-Saturn: 4° S
  25  We 12:59 Moon South Dec.: 18.9° S
  26  Th 01:46 Moon-Mercury: 4° S
  28  Sa 01:07 New Moon
  29  Su 23:21 Moon Descending Node
  31  Tu 07:12 Jupiter-Spica: 3.5° N
  31  Tu 15:34 Moon-Venus: 4.2° N
Feb 01  We 02:09 Moon-Mars: 2.4° N
  01  We   Venus: 45.5° E
  02  Th 11:11 Venus-Mars: 5.4° N
  04  Sa 05:19 First Quarter
  05  Su 22:14 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.2° S
  06  Mo 14:59 Moon Perigee: 368800 km
  07  Tu 19:34 Moon North Dec.: 18.9° N
  11  Sa 01:33 Full Moon
  11  Sa 01:45 Pen. Lunar Eclipse
  11  Sa 15:04 Moon-Regulus: 0.8° N
  11  Sa 20:49 Moon Ascending Node
  15  We 15:55 Moon-Jupiter: 2.9° S
  18  Sa 20:33 Last Quarter
  18  Sa 22:14 Moon Apogee: 404400 km
  21  Tu 00:44 Moon-Saturn: 3.9° S
  21  Tu 21:50 Moon South Dec.: 18.8° S
  26  Su 07:28 Moon Descending Node
  26  Su 15:54 Annular Solar Eclipse
  26  Su 15:58 New Moon
Mar 01  We   Venus: 32.5° E
  01  We 19:58 Moon-Mars: 4.4° N
  02  Th 03:22 Neptune Conjunction
  03  Fr 08:24 Moon Perigee: 369100 km
  05  Su 03:38 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.2° S
  05  Su 12:32 First Quarter
  07  Tu 01:08 Mercury Superior Conj.
  07  Tu 01:43 Moon North Dec.: 18.9° N
  10  Fr 23:20 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° N
  11  Sa 05:17 Moon Ascending Node
  12  Su 16:54 Full Moon
  14  Tu 22:04 Moon-Jupiter: 2.7° S
  18  Sa 19:25 Moon Apogee: 404700 km
  20  Mo 12:29 Vernal Equinox
  20  Mo 12:49 Moon-Saturn: 3.8° S
  20  Mo 17:58 Last Quarter
  21  Tu 07:22 Moon South Dec.: 18.9° S
  25  Sa 12:31 Venus Inferior Conj.
  25  Sa 17:41 Moon Descending Node
  28  Tu 04:57 New Moon
  30  Th 14:39 Moon Perigee: 363900 km
Apr 01  Sa 10:49 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.3° S
  01  Sa 11:59 Mercury Elongation: 19° E
  01  Sa   Venus: 13.4° W
  03  Mo 08:12 Moon North Dec.: 19° N
  03  Mo 20:39 First Quarter
  05  We 14:45 Moon-Beehive: 4° N
  07  Fr 06:30 Moon-Regulus: 0.8° N
  07  Fr 11:14 Moon Ascending Node
  07  Fr 22:58 Jupiter Opposition
  10  Mo 23:20 Moon-Jupiter: 2.4° S
  11  Tu 08:08 Full Moon
  14  Fr 07:43 Uranus Conjunction
  15  Sa 12:05 Moon Apogee: 405500 km
  16  Su 20:39 Moon-Saturn: 3.6° S
  17  Mo 15:12 Moon South Dec.: 19.1° S
  19  We 11:57 Last Quarter
  20  Th 07:46 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  21  Fr 10:16 Mars-Pleiades: 3.5° S
  22  Sa 00:30 Moon Descending Node
  22  Sa 13:40 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
  23  Su 19:59 Moon-Venus: 5.3° N
  26  We 14:16 New Moon
  27  Th 18:18 Moon Perigee: 359300 km
  28  Fr 19:20 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S
  30  Su 15:33 Moon North Dec.: 19.2° N
May 01  Mo   Venus: 39.9° W
  02  Tu 20:23 Moon-Beehive: 3.7° N
  03  We 04:47 First Quarter
  04  Th 11:49 Moon-Regulus: 0.6° N
  04  Th 12:42 Moon Ascending Node
  05  Fr 02:54 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
  05  Fr 15:51 Mars-Aldebaran: 6.2° N
  07  Su 23:24 Moon-Jupiter: 2.3° S
  10  We 23:43 Full Moon
  12  Fr 21:51 Moon Apogee: 406200 km
  14  Su 01:07 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S
  14  Su 22:29 Moon South Dec.: 19.3° S
  18  Th 00:59 Mercury Elongation: 25.8° W
  19  Fr 02:33 Last Quarter
  19  Fr 03:30 Moon Descending Node
  22  Mo 14:32 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N
  24  We 03:20 Moon-Mercury: 1.6° N
  25  Th 21:44 New Moon
  26  Fr 03:23 Moon Perigee: 357200 km
  28  Su 01:36 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
  30  Tu 03:50 Moon-Beehive: 3.4° N
  31  We 13:56 Moon Ascending Node
  31  We 18:08 Moon-Regulus: 0.3° N
Jun 01  Th   Venus: 45.8° W
  01  Th 14:42 First Quarter
  03  Sa 12:59 Venus Elongation: 45.9° W
  04  Su 01:57 Moon-Jupiter: 2.5° S
  07  We 05:19 Mercury-Pleiades: 5.5° S
  09  Fr 00:21 Moon Apogee: 406400 km
  09  Fr 15:10 Full Moon
  10  Sa 03:25 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S
  11  Su 05:36 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S
  15  Th 04:40 Moon Descending Node
  15  Th 11:15 Saturn Opposition
  17  Sa 13:33 Last Quarter
  20  Tu 23:13 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N
  21  We 06:25 Summer Solstice
  21  We 15:55 Mercury Superior Conj.
  22  Th 16:23 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S
  23  Fr 12:49 Moon Perigee: 357900 km
  24  Sa 04:31 New Moon
  24  Sa 13:12 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
  26  Mo 13:18 Moon-Beehive: 3.2° N
  27  Tu 18:26 Moon Ascending Node
  28  We 02:26 Moon-Regulus: 0.1° N
Jul 01  Sa 02:51 First Quarter
  01  Sa 09:28 Moon-Jupiter: 2.9° S
  01  Sa   Venus: 43.7° W
  04  Tu 02:59 Aphelion: 1.0167 AU
 
 05  We 02:21 Venus-Pleiades: 6.7° S
  06  Th 06:27 Moon Apogee: 405900 km
  07  Fr 05:34 Moon-Saturn: 3.6° S
  08  Sa 12:49 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S
  09  Su 06:07 Full Moon
  10  Mo 03:33 Mercury-Beehive: 0.1° N
  12  We 07:17 Moon Descending Node
  13  Th 20:06 Venus-Aldebaran: 3.1° N
  16  Su 21:26 Last Quarter
  20  Th 01:37 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.4° S
  20  Th 13:13 Moon-Venus: 2.7° N
  21  Fr 19:09 Moon Perigee: 361200 km
  22  Sa 00:11 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
  23  Su 11:46 New Moon
  25  Tu 02:47 Moon Ascending Node
  25  Tu 10:49 Moon-Mercury: 0.9° S
  25  Tu 12:14 Moon-Regulus: 0°
  25  Tu 19:07 Mercury-Regulus: 0.9° S
  27  Th 01:59 Mars Conjunction
  28  Fr 04:41 Delta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 20
  28  Fr 22:15 Moon-Jupiter: 3.4° S
  30  Su 05:59 Mercury Elongation: 27.2° E
  30  Su 17:23 First Quarter
Aug 01  Tu   Venus: 38.4° W
  02  We 19:55 Moon Apogee: 405000 km
  03  Th 09:31 Moon-Saturn: 3.8° S
  04  Fr 20:17 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S
  07  Mo 20:11 Full Moon
  07  Mo 20:22 Partial Lunar Eclipse
  08  Tu 12:56 Moon Descending Node
  12  Sa 20:35 Perseid Shower: ZHR = 90
  15  Tu 03:15 Last Quarter
  16  We 08:39 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.4° S
  18  Fr 08:50 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
  18  Fr 15:14 Moon Perigee: 366100 km
  19  Sa 06:45 Moon-Venus: 2.3° N
  20  Su 09:15 Moon-Beehive: 3.2° N
  21  Mo 12:34 Moon Ascending Node
  21  Mo 20:26 Total Solar Eclipse
  21  Mo 20:30 New Moon
  25  Fr 15:00 Moon-Jupiter: 3.7° S
  26  Sa 22:32 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  29  Tu 10:13 First Quarter
  30  We 13:25 Moon Apogee: 404300 km
  30  We 16:23 Moon-Saturn: 3.9° S
Sep 01  Fr 04:03 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S
  01  Fr 08:10 Venus-Beehive: 1.5° S
  01  Fr   Venus: 31.7° W
  04  Mo 20:41 Moon Descending Node
  05  Tu 06:18 Neptune Opposition
  06  We 09:03 Full Moon
  10  Su 07:30 Mercury-Regulus: 0.7° S
  10  Su 23:39 Jupiter-Spica: 3.1° N
  12  Tu 11:59 Mercury Elongation: 17.9° W
  12  Tu 14:09 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.4° S
  13  We 08:25 Last Quarter
  13  We 18:04 Moon Perigee: 369900 km
  14  Th 15:00 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N
  16  Sa 16:50 Moon-Beehive: 3.2° N
  16  Sa 20:26 Mercury-Mars: 0.1° N
  17  Su 20:28 Moon Ascending Node
  18  Mo 02:56 Moon-Venus: 0.6° N
  18  Mo 06:32 Moon-Regulus: 0.1° S
  19  Tu 23:30 Venus-Regulus: 0.5° N
  20  We 07:30 New Moon
  22  Fr 09:51 Moon-Jupiter: 4° S
  22  Fr 22:02 Autumnal Equinox
  27  We 02:09 Moon-Saturn: 3.8° S
  27  We 08:49 Moon Apogee: 404300 km
  28  Th 04:54 First Quarter
  28  Th 12:06 Moon South Dec.: 19.5° S
Oct 01  Su   Venus: 24.5° W
  02  Mo 04:05 Moon Descending Node
  05  Th 18:15 Venus-Mars: 0.2° N
  05  Th 20:40 Full Moon
  08  Su 22:33 Mercury Superior Conj.
  09  Mo 07:51 Moon Perigee: 366900 km
  09  Mo 20:05 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.6° S
  11  We 20:21 Moon North Dec.: 19.6° N
  12  Th 14:25 Last Quarter
  13  Fr 22:29 Moon-Beehive: 3° N
  15  Su 00:10 Moon Ascending Node
  15  Su 12:54 Moon-Regulus: 0.2° S
  17  Tu 12:04 Moon-Mars: 1.9° S
  18  We 02:21 Moon-Venus: 2.1° S
  19  Th 19:24 Uranus Opposition
  19  Th 21:12 New Moon
  21  Sa 12:54 Orionid Shower: ZHR = 20
  24  Tu 13:54 Moon-Saturn: 3.6° S
  25  We 04:25 Moon Apogee: 405200 km
  25  We 20:13 Moon South Dec.: 19.7° S
  26  Th 20:02 Jupiter Conjunction
  28  Sa 00:22 First Quarter
  29  Su 08:41 Moon Descending Node
Nov 01  We   Venus: 16.8° W
  02  Th 14:58 Venus-Spica: 3.5° N
  04  Sa 06:23 Full Moon
  05  Su 12:22 South Taurid Shower: ZHR = 10
  06  Mo 01:09 Moon Perigee: 361400 km
  06  Mo 03:19 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  08  We 02:28 Moon North Dec.: 19.8° N
  10  Fr 02:58 Moon-Beehive: 2.7° N
  10  Fr 21:37 Last Quarter
  10  Fr 23:40 Moon Ascending Node
  11  Sa 17:07 Moon-Regulus: 0.4° S
  12  Su 11:39 North Taurid Shower: ZHR = 15
  12  Su 18:48 Mercury-Antares: 2.2° N
  15  We 01:40 Moon-Mars: 3.4° S
  17  Fr 17:56 Leonid Shower: ZHR = 15
  18  Sa 12:42 New Moon
  21  Tu 01:34 Moon-Saturn: 3.3° S
  21  Tu 19:52 Moon Apogee: 406100 km
  22  We 03:06 Moon South Dec.: 20° S
  24  Fr 00:59 Mercury Elongation: 22° E
  25  Sa 09:22 Moon Descending Node
  26  Su 18:03 First Quarter
  29  We 15:27 Mars-Spica: 3.1° N
Dec 01  Fr   Venus: 9.4° W
  03  Su 14:00 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.8° S
  03  Su 16:47 Full Moon
  04  Mo 09:42 Moon Perigee: 357500 km
  05  Tu 12:43 Moon North Dec.: 20° N
  07  Th 10:30 Moon-Beehive: 2.5° N
  08  Fr 01:39 Moon Ascending Node
  08  Fr 23:25 Moon-Regulus: 0.7° S
  10  Su 08:51 Last Quarter
  13  We 02:40 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  13  We 17:27 Moon-Mars: 4.5° S
  14  Th 07:07 Geminid Shower: ZHR = 120
  14  Th 15:26 Moon-Jupiter: 4.7° S
  18  Mo 07:31 New Moon
  19  Tu 02:27 Moon Apogee: 406600 km
  19  Tu 10:31 Moon South Dec.: 20.1° S
  21  Th 17:29 Winter Solstice
  21  Th 21:18 Saturn Conjunction
  22  Fr 11:04 Moon Descending Node
  22  Fr 16:00 Ursid Shower: ZHR = 10
  26  Tu 10:20 First Quarter
  31  Su 01:25 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S

 

 

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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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