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Observatory Parameters
Sep 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:11 19:43

Astronomical Events Calendar for Year 2017

All times were calculated for the selected timezone America/New_York.

  • September

  • Jupiter 3.7°S of Moon Fri 22 03:51 am
  • Autumnal Equinox Fri 22 04:02 pm
  • Saturn 3.5°S of Moon Tue 26 08:09 pm
  • Moon Apogee at 404,342 km. Wed 27 02:49 am
  • First Quarter Moon Wed 27 10:54 pm
  • October

  • Venus at Perihelion Tue 3 05:00 am
  • Full Moon Thu 5 02:40 pm
  • Mars at Aphelion Sat 7 08:00 pm
  • Mercury in Superior Conjunction Sun 8 05:00 pm
  • Moon Perigee at 366,858 km. Mon 9 01:51 am
  • Aldebaran 0.6°S of Moon Mon 9 02:05 pm
  • Last Quarter Moon Thu 12 08:25 am
  • Beehive 3.0°N of Moon Fri 13 04:29 pm
  • Regulus 0.2°S of Moon Sun 15 06:54 am
  • Mars 1.8°S of Moon Tue 17 06:04 am
  • Venus 2.0°S of Moon Tue 17 08:21 pm
  • Uranus at Opposition Thu 19 01:00 pm
  • New Moon Thu 19 03:12 pm
  • Orionid Meteor Shower Sat 21 07:00 am
  • Saturn 3.3°S of Moon Tue 24 07:54 am
  • Moon Apogee at 405,151 km. Tue 24 10:25 pm
  • Jupiter in Conjunction with the Sun Thu 26 02:00 pm
  • First Quarter Moon Fri 27 06:22 pm
  • November

  • Venus 3.3°N of Spica Thu 2 09:58 am
  • Full Moon Sat 4 01:23 am
  • South Taurid Meteor Shower Sun 5 06:00 am
  • Moon Perigee at 361,438 km. Sun 5 07:09 pm
  • Aldebaran 0.8°S of Moon Sun 5 09:19 pm
  • Beehive 2.7°N of Moon Thu 9 08:58 pm
  • Last Quarter Moon Fri 10 03:37 pm
  • Regulus 0.4°S of Moon Sat 11 11:07 am
  • North Taurid Meteor Shower Sun 12 06:00 am
  • Mercury 2.2°N of Antares Sun 12 12:50 pm
  • Mars 3.2°S of Moon Tue 14 07:40 pm
  • Leonid Meteor Shower Fri 17 12:00 pm
  • New Moon Sat 18 06:42 am
  • Saturn 3.0°S of Moon Mon 20 07:34 pm
  • Moon Apogee at 406,132 km. Tue 21 01:52 pm
  • Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation - 22.0° Thu 23 07:00 pm
  • First Quarter Moon Sun 26 12:03 pm
  • Mars 2.9°N of Spica Wed 29 09:30 am
  • December

  • Aldebaran 0.8°S of Moon Sun 3 08:00 am
  • Full Moon Sun 3 10:47 am
  • Moon Perigee at 357,496 km. Mon 4 03:42 am
  • Mercury 1.3° of Saturn Wed 6 07:00 pm
  • Beehive 2.5°N of Moon Thu 7 04:30 am
  • Regulus 0.7°S of Moon Fri 8 05:25 pm
  • Last Quarter Moon Sun 10 02:51 am
  • Mercury at Perihelion Tue 12 07:00 am
  • Mercury in Inferior Conjunction Tue 12 09:00 pm
  • Mars 4.2°S of Moon Wed 13 11:27 am
  • Geminid Meteor Shower Thu 14 01:00 am
  • Jupiter 4.2°S of Moon Thu 14 09:26 am
  • New Moon Mon 18 01:31 am
  • Moon Apogee at 406,605 km. Mon 18 08:27 pm
  • Winter Solstice Thu 21 11:29 am
  • Saturn in Conjunction with the Sun Thu 21 03:00 pm
  • Ursid Meteor Shower Fri 22 10:00 am
  • First Quarter Moon Tue 26 04:20 am
  • Aldebaran 0.7°S of Moon Sat 30 07:25 pm

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