Sky Calendar 2020

Sky Calendar 2020

 

Date Local
Time
Event
Jan 01  We   Venus: 34.6° E
  02  Th 02:30 Moon Apogee: 404600 km
  03  Fr 05:45 First Quarter
  04  Sa 09:38 Quadrantid Shower: ZHR = 120
  05  Su 10:59 Perihelion: 0.9832 AU
  10  Fr 00:29 Moon Ascending Node
  10  Fr 07:03 Moon North Dec.: 23.2° N
  10  Fr 16:01 Mercury Superior Conj.
  10  Fr 20:10 Pen. Lunar Eclipse
  10  Fr 20:21 Full Moon
  12  Su 00:54 Moon-Beehive: 1° S
  13  Mo 15:23 Saturn Conjunction
  13  Mo 21:20 Moon Perigee: 366000 km
  17  Fr 13:58 Last Quarter
  18  Sa 00:03 Mars-Antares: 4.8° N
  20  Mo 20:13 Moon-Mars: 2.4° S
  22  We 21:31 Moon Descending Node
  23  Th 03:42 Moon-Jupiter: 0.4° N
  23  Th 04:37 Moon South Dec.: 23.2° S
  24  Fr 22:42 New Moon
  28  Tu 08:29 Moon-Venus: 4.5° N
  29  We 22:28 Moon Apogee: 405400 km
Feb 01  Sa   Venus: 40.4° E
  02  Su 02:42 First Quarter
  06  Th 09:59 Moon Ascending Node
  06  Th 17:10 Moon North Dec.: 23.3° N
  08  Sa 11:16 Moon-Beehive: 1° S
  09  Su 08:33 Full Moon
  10  Mo 14:59 Mercury Elongation: 18.2° E
  10  Mo 21:30 Moon Perigee: 360500 km
  15  Sa 23:17 Last Quarter
  18  Tu 14:18 Moon-Mars: 0.8° S
  19  We 01:12 Moon Descending Node
  19  We 09:58 Moon South Dec.: 23.3° S
  19  We 20:36 Moon-Jupiter: 1° N
  20  Th 14:47 Moon-Saturn: 1.9° N
  23  Su 16:32 New Moon
  26  We 02:37 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  26  We 12:35 Moon Apogee: 406300 km
  27  Th 12:51 Moon-Venus: 7° N
Mar 01  Su   Venus: 44.6° E
  02  Mo 20:57 First Quarter
  04  We 15:58 Moon Ascending Node
  05  Th 02:34 Moon North Dec.: 23.4° N
  06  Fr 22:08 Moon-Beehive: 1.1° S
  08  Su 14:09 Neptune Conjunction
  09  Mo 19:48 Full Moon
  10  Tu 08:33 Moon Perigee: 357100 km
  16  Mo 11:34 Last Quarter
  17  Tu 03:00 Moon Descending Node
  17  Tu 16:07 Moon South Dec.: 23.5° S
  18  We 10:19 Moon-Mars: 0.8° N
  18  We 12:18 Moon-Jupiter: 1.6° N
  19  Th 02:04 Moon-Saturn: 2.3° N
  20  Fr 05:50 Vernal Equinox
  20  Fr 12:24 Mars-Jupiter: 0.7° N
  21  Sa 19:48 Moon-Mercury: 4° N
  24  Tu 03:59 Mercury Elongation: 27.8° W
  24  Tu 11:28 New Moon
  24  Tu 17:23 Moon Apogee: 406700 km
  24  Tu 23:59 Venus Elongation: 46.1° E
  31  Tu 18:51 Moon Ascending Node
  31  Tu 22:00 Mars-Saturn: 0.9° N
Apr 01  We 11:12 Moon North Dec.: 23.7° N
  01  We 12:21 First Quarter
  01  We   Venus: 45.9° E
  03  Fr 08:24 Moon-Beehive: 1.3° S
  03  Fr 16:39 Venus-Pleiades: 0.3° S
  07  Tu 20:08 Moon Perigee: 356900 km
  08  We 04:35 Full Moon
  13  Mo 04:58 Moon Descending Node
  13  Mo 23:03 Moon South Dec.: 23.8° S
  15  We 00:56 Last Quarter
  15  We 01:04 Moon-Jupiter: 2.1° N
  15  We 11:26 Moon-Saturn: 2.6° N
  16  Th 06:33 Moon-Mars: 2.2° N
  20  Mo 21:01 Moon Apogee: 406500 km
  22  We 08:07 Lyrid Shower: ZHR = 20
  23  Th 04:26 New Moon
  26  Su 12:19 Uranus Conjunction
  26  Su 17:23 Moon-Venus: 6.6° N
  27  Mo 19:54 Moon Ascending Node
  28  Tu 17:23 Moon North Dec.: 23.9° N
  30  Th 15:17 Moon-Beehive: 1.6° S
  30  Th 22:38 First Quarter
May 01  Fr   Venus: 38° E
  04  Mo 21:21 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60
  04  Mo 23:22 Mercury Superior Conj.
  06  We 05:03 Moon Perigee: 359700 km
  07  Th 12:45 Full Moon
  10  Su 11:01 Moon Descending Node
  11  Mo 08:13 Moon South Dec.: 24° S
  12  Tu 11:40 Moon-Jupiter: 2.4° N
  12  Tu 20:18 Moon-Saturn: 2.8° N
  14  Th 16:03 Last Quarter
  15  Fr 04:01 Moon-Mars: 3° N
  18  Mo 03:13 Jupiter-Saturn: 4.8° N
  18  Mo 09:45 Moon Apogee: 405600 km
  22  Fr 11:37 Mercury-Venus: 0.9° N
  22  Fr 19:39 New Moon
  24  Su 04:40 Moon-Venus: 4° N
  24  Su 12:53 Moon-Mercury: 3° N
  24  Su 23:34 Moon Ascending Node
  25  Mo 23:16 Moon North Dec.: 24.1° N
  27  We 20:44 Moon-Beehive: 1.8° S
  30  Sa 05:30 First Quarter
Jun 01  Mo   Venus: 3.7° E
  03  We 05:36 Moon Perigee: 364400 km
  03  We 19:42 Venus Inferior Conj.
  04  Th 14:59 Mercury Elongation: 23.6° E
  05  Fr 21:12 Full Moon
  05  Fr 21:25 Pen. Lunar Eclipse
  06  Sa 20:10 Moon Descending Node
  07  Su 18:22 Moon South Dec.: 24.1° S
  08  Mo 19:19 Moon-Jupiter: 2.3° N
  09  Tu 04:19 Moon-Saturn: 2.8° N
  13  Sa 01:53 Moon-Mars: 3° N
  13  Sa 08:24 Last Quarter
  15  Mo 02:56 Moon Apogee: 404600 km
  19  Fr 10:52 Moon-Venus: 0.8° S
  20  Sa 23:43 Summer Solstice
  21  Su 06:24 Moon Ascending Node
  21  Su 08:40 Annular Solar Eclipse
  21  Su 08:41 New Moon
  22  Mo 05:56 Moon North Dec.: 24.1° N
  24  We 02:33 Moon-Beehive: 1.8° S
  28  Su 10:16 First Quarter
  30  Tu 04:09 Moon Perigee: 369000 km
Jul 01  We 04:45 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  01  We   Venus: 34.3° W
  04  Sa 05:18 Moon Descending Node
  04  Sa 16:59 Aphelion: 1.0167 AU
 
 05  Su 03:37 Moon South Dec.: 24.1° S
  05  Su 06:30 Pen. Lunar Eclipse
  05  Su 06:44 Full Moon
  05  Su 23:37 Moon-Jupiter: 1.9° N
  06  Mo 10:45 Moon-Saturn: 2.6° N
  11  Sa 14:17 Venus-Aldebaran: 1° N
  11  Sa 21:36 Moon-Mars: 2.2° N
  12  Su 21:27 Moon Apogee: 404200 km
  13  Mo 01:29 Last Quarter
  14  Tu 09:03 Jupiter Opposition
  17  Fr 09:26 Moon-Venus: 3.4° S
  18  Sa 14:33 Moon Ascending Node
  19  Su 13:51 Moon North Dec.: 24.1° N
  20  Mo 19:33 New Moon
  20  Mo 23:33 Saturn Opposition
  22  We 16:59 Mercury Elongation: 20.1° W
  25  Sa 06:54 Moon Perigee: 368400 km
  27  Mo 14:32 First Quarter
  27  Mo 23:08 Delta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 20
  31  Fr 11:32 Moon Descending Node
Aug 01  Sa 10:47 Moon South Dec.: 24.1° S
  01  Sa   Venus: 45.2° W
  01  Sa 22:14 Mercury-Pollux: 6.7° S
  02  Su 01:30 Moon-Jupiter: 1.6° N
  02  Su 15:17 Moon-Saturn: 2.4° N
  03  Mo 17:59 Full Moon
  09  Su 09:57 Moon-Mars: 0.8° N
  09  Su 15:51 Moon Apogee: 404700 km
  11  Tu 18:45 Last Quarter
  12  We 15:02 Perseid Shower: ZHR = 90
  13  Th 02:59 Venus Elongation: 45.8° W
  14  Fr 21:22 Moon Ascending Node
  15  Sa 15:01 Moon-Venus: 4.2° S
  15  Sa 22:40 Moon North Dec.: 24.2° N
  17  Mo 16:47 Mercury Superior Conj.
  19  We 04:41 New Moon
  21  Fr 12:59 Moon Perigee: 363500 km
  25  Tu 19:58 First Quarter
  27  Th 13:52 Moon Descending Node
  28  Fr 16:06 Moon South Dec.: 24.2° S
  29  Sa 03:33 Moon-Jupiter: 1.5° N
  29  Sa 18:40 Moon-Saturn: 2.3° N
Sep 01  Tu   Venus: 44.7° W
  02  We 07:22 Full Moon
  06  Su 06:42 Moon-Mars: 0°
  06  Su 08:31 Moon Apogee: 405600 km
  10  Th 11:26 Last Quarter
  11  Fr 01:05 Moon Ascending Node
  11  Fr 21:15 Neptune Opposition
  12  Sa 07:25 Moon North Dec.: 24.4° N
  13  Su 02:10 Venus-Beehive: 2.6° S
  14  Mo 05:19 Moon-Beehive: 1.9° S
  14  Mo 06:43 Moon-Venus: 4.6° S
  17  Th 13:00 New Moon
  18  Fr 15:44 Moon Perigee: 359100 km
  22  Tu 08:06 Mercury-Spica: 0.3° N
  22  Tu 15:31 Autumnal Equinox
  23  We 14:33 Moon Descending Node
  24  Th 03:55 First Quarter
  24  Th 21:11 Moon South Dec.: 24.5° S
  25  Fr 08:46 Moon-Jupiter: 1.7° N
  25  Fr 22:46 Moon-Saturn: 2.5° N
Oct 01  Th   Venus: 40.3° W
  01  Th 17:59 Mercury Elongation: 25.8° E
  01  Th 23:05 Full Moon
  02  Fr 19:09 Venus-Regulus: 0.1° S
  03  Sa 05:21 Moon-Mars: 0.8° N
  03  Sa 19:22 Moon Apogee: 406300 km
  08  Th 02:29 Moon Ascending Node
  09  Fr 15:07 Moon North Dec.: 24.6° N
  10  Sa 02:39 Last Quarter
  11  Su 14:27 Moon-Beehive: 2.2° S
  14  We 01:10 Mars Opposition
  14  We 01:57 Moon-Venus: 4.4° S
  16  Fr 21:31 New Moon
  17  Sa 01:46 Moon Perigee: 356900 km
  20  Tu 17:53 Moon Descending Node
  21  We 07:21 Orionid Shower: ZHR = 20
  22  Th 04:00 Moon South Dec.: 24.7° S
  22  Th 19:10 Moon-Jupiter: 2.1° N
  23  Fr 05:49 Moon-Saturn: 2.7° N
  23  Fr 15:23 First Quarter
  25  Su 19:14 Mercury Inferior Conj.
  29  Th 17:13 Moon-Mars: 3.3° N
  30  Fr 19:46 Moon Apogee: 406400 km
  31  Sa 15:49 Full Moon
  31  Sa 17:05 Uranus Opposition
Nov 01  Su   Venus: 34.2° W
  04  We 03:39 Moon Ascending Node
  05  Th 06:50 South Taurid Shower: ZHR = 10
  05  Th 20:30 Moon North Dec.: 24.8° N
  07  Sa 20:34 Moon-Beehive: 2.4° S
  08  Su 14:46 Last Quarter
  10  Tu 17:59 Mercury Elongation: 19.1° W
  12  Th 06:06 North Taurid Shower: ZHR = 15
  12  Th 22:31 Moon-Venus: 3° S
  14  Sa 12:48 Moon Perigee: 357800 km
  15  Su 06:07 New Moon
  16  Mo 14:24 Venus-Spica: 3.8° N
  17  Tu 01:07 Moon Descending Node
  17  Tu 12:24 Leonid Shower: ZHR = 15
  18  We 12:27 Moon South Dec.: 24.9° S
  19  Th 09:54 Moon-Jupiter: 2.6° N
  19  Th 15:57 Moon-Saturn: 3° N
  22  Su 05:45 First Quarter
  27  Fr 01:29 Moon Apogee: 405900 km
  30  Mo 10:30 Full Moon
  30  Mo 10:44 Pen. Lunar Eclipse
Dec 01  Tu 08:46 Moon Ascending Node
  01  Tu   Venus: 27.5° W
  03  Th 02:22 Moon North Dec.: 24.9° N
  05  Sa 02:10 Moon-Beehive: 2.5° S
  08  Tu 01:37 Last Quarter
  12  Sa 21:40 Moon-Venus: 0.8° S
  12  Sa 21:42 Moon Perigee: 361800 km
  14  Mo 01:35 Geminid Shower: ZHR = 120
  14  Mo 12:03 Moon Descending Node
  14  Mo 17:15 Total Solar Eclipse
  14  Mo 17:17 New Moon
  15  Tu 23:23 Moon South Dec.: 24.9° S
  17  Th 05:28 Moon-Jupiter: 3° N
  17  Th 06:25 Moon-Saturn: 3.1° N
  20  Su 03:56 Mercury Superior Conj.
  21  Mo 11:02 Winter Solstice
  22  Tu 00:41 First Quarter
  22  Tu 10:00 Ursid Shower: ZHR = 10
  22  Tu 10:35 Jupiter-Saturn: 0.1° N
  23  We 15:48 Venus-Antares: 5.6° N
  24  Th 17:32 Moon Apogee: 405000 km
  28  Mo 16:03 Moon Ascending Node
  30  We 04:28 Full Moon
  30  We 08:53 Moon North Dec.: 24.9° N

 

 

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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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