Sky Calendar 2018

Sky Calendar 2018

 

Date Local
Time
Event
Jan 01  Mo   Venus: 1.9° W
  01  Mo 20:59 Mercury Elongation: 22.7° W
  01  Mo 22:54 Moon Perigee: 356600 km
  02  Tu 01:01 Moon North Dec.: 20.1° N
  02  Tu 03:24 Full Moon
  03  We 03:59 Perihelion: 0.9833 AU
  03  We 20:50 Moon-Beehive: 2.3° N
  03  We 21:19 Quadrantid Shower: ZHR = 120
  04  Th 08:48 Moon Ascending Node
  05  Fr 08:24 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° S
  07  Su 01:39 Mars-Jupiter: 0.2° N
  08  Mo 23:25 Last Quarter
  09  Tu 07:16 Venus Superior Conj.
  11  Th 06:59 Moon-Jupiter: 4.7° S
  13  Sa 08:58 Mercury-Saturn: 0.7° N
  15  Mo 03:09 Moon Apogee: 406500 km
  15  Mo 03:13 Moon-Saturn: 2.9° S
  15  Mo 17:28 Moon South Dec.: 20° S
  17  We 03:17 New Moon
  18  Th 15:28 Moon Descending Node
  24  We 23:20 First Quarter
  27  Sa 11:09 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  29  Mo 12:32 Moon North Dec.: 20° N
  30  Tu 10:54 Moon Perigee: 359000 km
  31  We 08:19 Moon-Beehive: 2.3° N
  31  We 14:27 Full Moon
  31  We 14:30 Total Lunar Eclipse
  31  We 19:46 Moon Ascending Node
Feb 01  Th   Venus: 5.7° E
  01  Th 19:24 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° S
  07  We 16:54 Last Quarter
  07  We 20:47 Moon-Jupiter: 4.7° S
  09  Fr 06:12 Moon-Mars: 4.8° S
  11  Su 15:16 Moon Apogee: 405700 km
  11  Su 15:46 Moon-Saturn: 2.7° S
  11  Su 17:40 Mars-Antares: 5.1° N
  12  Mo 00:21 Moon South Dec.: 20° S
  14  We 22:11 Moon Descending Node
  15  Th 21:52 Partial Solar Eclipse
  15  Th 22:05 New Moon
  17  Sa 13:08 Mercury Superior Conj.
  23  Fr 09:09 First Quarter
  23  Fr 18:07 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.7° S
  25  Su 21:07 Moon North Dec.: 20.1° N
  27  Tu 15:48 Moon Perigee: 363900 km
  27  Tu 18:28 Moon-Beehive: 2.3° N
  28  We 06:03 Moon Ascending Node
Mar 01  Th 06:09 Moon-Regulus: 0.9° S
  01  Th   Venus: 12.4° E
  02  Fr 01:51 Full Moon
  04  Su 14:32 Neptune Conjunction
  07  We 07:57 Moon-Jupiter: 4.4° S
  09  Fr 12:20 Last Quarter
  10  Sa 01:37 Moon-Mars: 4.2° S
  11  Su 03:37 Moon-Saturn: 2.5° S
  11  Su 07:39 Moon South Dec.: 20.1° S
  11  Su 10:13 Moon Apogee: 404700 km
  14  We 05:48 Moon Descending Node
  15  Th 16:59 Mercury Elongation: 18.4° E
  17  Sa 15:12 New Moon
  18  Su 21:07 Moon-Venus: 3.9° N
  19  Mo 09:51 Mercury-Venus: 3.8° N
  20  Tu 18:15 Vernal Equinox
  23  Fr 00:33 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.9° S
  24  Sa 17:35 First Quarter
  25  Su 04:04 Moon North Dec.: 20.2° N
  26  Mo 19:17 Moon Perigee: 369100 km
  27  Tu 02:52 Moon-Beehive: 2.2° N
  27  Tu 12:56 Moon Ascending Node
  28  We 15:38 Moon-Regulus: 1° S
  31  Sa 14:37 Full Moon
Apr 01  Su   Venus: 19.9° E
  01  Su 19:47 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  02  Mo 21:02 Mars-Saturn: 1.3° N
  03  Tu 16:14 Moon-Jupiter: 4.2° S
  07  Sa 14:50 Moon-Saturn: 2.1° S
  07  Sa 16:37 Moon South Dec.: 20.3° S
  07  Sa 20:15 Moon-Mars: 3.5° S
  08  Su 07:32 Moon Apogee: 404100 km
  08  Su 09:18 Last Quarter
  10  Tu 10:09 Moon Descending Node
  16  Mo 03:57 New Moon
  17  Tu 21:29 Moon-Venus: 5.5° N
  18  We 16:35 Uranus Conjunction
  19  Th 06:45 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.1° S
  20  Fr 16:44 Moon Perigee: 368700 km
  21  Sa 09:38 Moon North Dec.: 20.4° N
  22  Su 19:49 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
  22  Su 23:46 First Quarter
  23  Mo 08:17 Moon-Beehive: 2° N
  23  Mo 14:19 Moon Ascending Node
  24  Tu 18:47 Venus-Pleiades: 3.5° S
  24  Tu 21:39 Moon-Regulus: 1.2° S
  29  Su 19:59 Mercury Elongation: 27° W
  30  Mo 02:58 Full Moon
  30  Mo 19:16 Moon-Jupiter: 4.1° S
May 01  Tu   Venus: 27.2° E
  02  We 15:24 Venus-Aldebaran: 6.4° N
  04  Fr 22:31 Moon-Saturn: 1.9° S
  05  Sa 01:00 Moon South Dec.: 20.6° S
  05  Sa 09:03 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
  06  Su 02:35 Moon Apogee: 404500 km
  06  Su 09:24 Moon-Mars: 3° S
  07  Mo 12:24 Moon Descending Node
  08  Tu 04:09 Last Quarter
  09  We 02:10 Jupiter Opposition
  13  Su 19:21 Moon-Mercury: 2.5° N
  15  Tu 13:48 New Moon
  17  Th 20:11 Moon-Venus: 4.8° N
  17  Th 23:06 Moon Perigee: 363800 km
  18  Fr 17:02 Moon North Dec.: 20.7° N
  20  Su 13:57 Moon-Beehive: 1.7° N
  20  Su 15:13 Moon Ascending Node
  22  Tu 02:53 Moon-Regulus: 1.5° S
  22  Tu 05:49 First Quarter
  27  Su 19:39 Moon-Jupiter: 4.3° S
  29  Tu 16:20 Full Moon
Jun 01  Fr 03:20 Moon-Saturn: 1.8° S
  01  Fr 09:09 Moon South Dec.: 20.7° S
  01  Fr   Venus: 34.5° E
  02  Sa 18:34 Moon Apogee: 405300 km
  03  Su 13:58 Moon-Mars: 3.5° S
  03  Su 14:39 Moon Descending Node
  06  We 03:53 Mercury Superior Conj.
  06  We 20:32 Last Quarter
  08  Fr 05:35 Venus-Pollux: 4.7° S
  13  We 21:43 New Moon
  15  Fr 01:55 Moon Perigee: 359500 km
  15  Fr 02:52 Moon North Dec.: 20.8° N
  16  Sa 15:13 Moon-Venus: 2.3° N
  16  Sa 19:50 Moon Ascending Node
  16  Sa 21:38 Moon-Beehive: 1.5° N
  18  Mo 09:25 Moon-Regulus: 1.7° S
  20  We 04:23 Venus-Beehive: 0.4° N
  20  We 12:51 First Quarter
  21  Th 12:07 Summer Solstice
  23  Sa 20:47 Moon-Jupiter: 4.6° S
  24  Su 23:35 Mercury-Pollux: 4.8° S
  27  We 14:25 Saturn Opposition
  28  Th 05:59 Moon-Saturn: 2° S
  28  Th 06:53 Full Moon
  28  Th 16:30 Moon South Dec.: 20.8° S
  30  Sa 04:43 Moon Apogee: 406100 km
 
 30  Sa 18:44 Moon Descending Node
Jul 01  Su   Venus: 40.7° E
  04  We 07:39 Mercury-Beehive: 0.6° S
  06  Fr 09:51 Last Quarter
  06  Fr 17:59 Aphelion: 1.0167 AU
  10  Tu 01:36 Venus-Regulus: 1° N
  10  Tu 11:30 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.1° S
  12  Th 06:59 Mercury Elongation: 26.4° E
  12  Th 14:01 Moon North Dec.: 20.8° N
  13  Fr 04:48 New Moon
  13  Fr 05:01 Partial Solar Eclipse
  13  Fr 10:28 Moon Perigee: 357400 km
  14  Sa 04:50 Moon Ascending Node
  15  Su 00:04 Moon-Mercury: 2.2° S
  15  Su 18:14 Moon-Regulus: 1.7° S
  16  Mo 05:31 Moon-Venus: 1.6° S
  19  Th 21:52 First Quarter
  21  Sa 01:57 Moon-Jupiter: 4.8° S
  25  We 08:10 Moon-Saturn: 2.2° S
  25  We 22:55 Moon South Dec.: 20.8° S
  27  Fr 07:31 Mars Opposition
  27  Fr 07:44 Moon Apogee: 406200 km
  27  Fr 22:21 Full Moon
  27  Fr 22:22 Total Lunar Eclipse
  28  Sa 00:40 Moon Descending Node
  28  Sa 10:50 Delta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 20
Aug 01  We   Venus: 45.1° E
  04  Sa 20:18 Last Quarter
  06  Mo 20:35 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.1° S
  09  Th 00:33 Moon North Dec.: 20.8° N
  09  Th 03:59 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  10  Fr 15:40 Moon Ascending Node
  10  Fr 20:05 Moon Perigee: 358100 km
  11  Sa 11:47 Partial Solar Eclipse
  11  Sa 11:58 New Moon
  13  Mo 02:44 Perseid Shower: ZHR = 90
  14  Tu 15:35 Moon-Venus: 6.4° S
  17  Fr 12:38 Moon-Jupiter: 4.8° S
  17  Fr 17:59 Venus Elongation: 45.9° E
  18  Sa 09:49 First Quarter
  21  Tu 04:07 Mercury-Beehive: 5.9° S
  21  Tu 11:55 Moon-Saturn: 2.4° S
  22  We 04:58 Moon South Dec.: 20.8° S
  23  Th 13:23 Moon Apogee: 405700 km
  24  Fr 06:51 Moon Descending Node
  26  Su 13:56 Full Moon
  26  Su 21:59 Mercury Elongation: 18.3° W
Sep 01  Sa 06:45 Venus-Spica: 1.2° S
  01  Sa   Venus: 45° E
  03  Mo 03:34 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.2° S
  03  Mo 04:37 Last Quarter
  05  We 08:56 Moon North Dec.: 20.8° N
  07  Fr 00:42 Moon Ascending Node
  07  Fr 04:13 Moon-Beehive: 1.4° N
  07  Fr 19:19 Neptune Opposition
  08  Sa 03:21 Moon Perigee: 361400 km
  09  Su 20:01 New Moon
  14  Fr 04:21 Moon-Jupiter: 4.6° S
  17  Mo 01:15 First Quarter
  17  Mo 18:46 Moon-Saturn: 2.3° S
  18  Tu 11:35 Moon South Dec.: 20.9° S
  20  Th 02:54 Moon Apogee: 404900 km
  20  Th 11:30 Moon Descending Node
  21  Fr 03:47 Mercury Superior Conj.
  23  Su 03:54 Autumnal Equinox
  25  Tu 04:53 Full Moon
  30  Su 09:06 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.4° S
Oct 01  Mo   Venus: 32.9° E
  02  Tu 11:45 Last Quarter
  02  Tu 15:03 Moon North Dec.: 21° N
  04  Th 05:10 Moon Ascending Node
  04  Th 11:51 Moon-Beehive: 1.3° N
  05  Fr 23:58 Moon-Regulus: 1.9° S
  06  Sa 00:29 Moon Perigee: 366400 km
  09  Tu 05:47 New Moon
  11  Th 23:21 Moon-Jupiter: 4.3° S
  15  Mo 05:01 Moon-Saturn: 2° S
  15  Mo 19:26 Moon South Dec.: 21.2° S
  16  Tu 04:32 Mercury-Venus: 6.2° N
  16  Tu 20:02 First Quarter
  17  We 14:03 Moon Descending Node
  17  We 21:16 Moon Apogee: 404200 km
  18  Th 15:01 Moon-Mars: 2.2° S
  21  Su 19:03 Orionid Shower: ZHR = 20
  24  We 02:43 Uranus Opposition
  24  We 18:45 Full Moon
  26  Fr 16:13 Venus Inferior Conj.
  27  Sa 15:04 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.6° S
  29  Mo 07:28 Mercury-Jupiter: 3.1° N
  29  Mo 19:34 Moon North Dec.: 21.3° N
  31  We 04:46 Moon Ascending Node
  31  We 16:24 Moon-Beehive: 1° N
  31  We 17:40 Last Quarter
  31  We 21:05 Moon Perigee: 370200 km
Nov 01  Th   Venus: 10.6° W
  02  Fr 05:16 Moon-Regulus: 2.1° S
  05  Mo 18:31 South Taurid Shower: ZHR = 10
  06  Tu 15:59 Mercury Elongation: 23.3° E
  07  We 17:02 New Moon
  09  Fr 05:56 Mercury-Antares: 1.8° N
  11  Su 16:46 Moon-Saturn: 1.6° S
  12  Mo 03:21 Moon South Dec.: 21.4° S
  12  Mo 17:48 North Taurid Shower: ZHR = 15
  13  Tu 15:04 Moon Descending Node
  14  We 16:57 Moon Apogee: 404300 km
  15  Th 00:23 Venus-Spica: 1.5° S
  15  Th 15:54 First Quarter
  16  Fr 05:16 Moon-Mars: 1.1° N
  18  Su 00:05 Leonid Shower: ZHR = 15
  23  Fr 06:39 Full Moon
  23  Fr 22:11 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.7° S
  26  Mo 02:48 Moon North Dec.: 21.5° N
  26  Mo 07:25 Jupiter Conjunction
  26  Mo 13:10 Moon Perigee: 366600 km
  27  Tu 06:18 Moon Ascending Node
  27  Tu 10:10 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  27  Tu 21:57 Moon-Beehive: 0.8° N
  29  Th 10:27 Moon-Regulus: 2.4° S
  30  Fr 01:19 Last Quarter
Dec 01  Sa   Venus: 39.9° W
  03  Mo 19:42 Moon-Venus: 3.8° S
  07  Fr 08:20 New Moon
  09  Su 06:30 Moon-Saturn: 1.2° S
  09  Su 12:12 Moon South Dec.: 21.5° S
  10  Mo 18:57 Moon Descending Node
  12  We 13:25 Moon Apogee: 405200 km
  14  Fr 13:16 Geminid Shower: ZHR = 120
  15  Sa 00:21 Moon-Mars: 3.9° N
  15  Sa 11:59 Mercury Elongation: 21.3° W
  15  Sa 12:49 First Quarter
  21  Fr 08:31 Moon-Aldebaran: 1.7° S
  21  Fr 20:49 Mercury-Jupiter: 0.8° N
  21  Fr 23:22 Winter Solstice
  22  Sa 09:03 Mercury-Antares: 6° N
  22  Sa 16:08 Jupiter-Antares: 5.2° N
  22  Sa 18:49 Full Moon
  22  Sa 22:00 Ursid Shower: ZHR = 10
  23  Su 12:48 Moon North Dec.: 21.6° N
  24  Mo 10:52 Moon Perigee: 361100 km
  24  Mo 12:54 Moon Ascending Node
  25  Tu 05:52 Moon-Beehive: 0.6° N
  26  We 17:06 Moon-Regulus: 2.5° S
  29  Sa 10:34 Last Quarter

 

 

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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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