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by Dave Mitsky
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: August 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 37

August 2020 Celestial Calendar

August Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 8/1 Mercury is at the ascending node through the ecliptic plane at 12:00; Venus is at its southernmost latitude from the ecliptic plane (-3.4 degre...
by Dave Mitsky
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: July 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 105

July 2020 Celestial Calendar

July Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 7/1 Mercury is in inferior conjunction with the Sun (0.563 astronomical units from the Earth; latitude -5.5 degrees) at 3:00 7/2 The Moon is 6.3 degr...
by Dave Mitsky
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: June 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 210

June 2020 Celestial Calendar

June Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 6/1 Mars and Saturn are at heliocentric conjunction (longitude 297.1 degrees) at 18:00 6/2 The Moon is 6.8 degrees north-northeast of the first-magni...
by Dave Mitsky
Sat May 02, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: May 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Re: May 2020 Celestial Calendar

You're welcome, Jeff!
by Dave Mitsky
Fri May 01, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: May 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 479

May 2020 Celestial Calendar

May Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 5/1 Today is May Day or Beltane, a cross-quarter day; Mercury is 0.3 degrees southeast of Uranus at 5:00 5/2 The Moon is 4.0 degrees north-northeast o...
by Dave Mitsky
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: April 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 459

April 2020 Celestial Calendar

April Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 4/1 First Quarter Moon occurs at 10:21 4/2 The Moon is 8.5 degrees south of the first-magnitude star Castor (Alpha Geminorum) at 4:00; the Moon is 4...
by Dave Mitsky
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: March 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 472

March 2020 Celestial Calendar

March Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract five hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EST and four hours for EDT as of March 8th) 3/1 The Moon is 0.1 degree south of asteroid 4 Vesta, with an occultation occurring in Hawaii, Micronesia, no...
by Dave Mitsky
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: February 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 509

February 2020 Celestial Calendar

February Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract five hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EST) 2/1 The Moon is 4.2 degrees southeast of Uranus at 7:00; the Lunar X (the Purbach or Werner Cross), an X-shaped clair-obscure illumination effect...
by Dave Mitsky
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: January 2020 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 732

January 2020 Celestial Calendar

January Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times are UT (subtract five hours, and one calendar day when appropriate, for EST) 1/1   Asteroid 4 Vesta is stationary at 21:00 1/2   The Moon is at apogee, subtending 29' 32" from a distance of 404,580 kilometers (251,394 miles), at 1:30; Mercury is at...
by Dave Mitsky
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: December 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 1
Views: 767

December 2019 Celestial Calendar

December Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract five hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EST) 12/2 Asteroid 2 Pallas is in conjunction with the Sun at 2:00 12/4 The earliest end of evening twilight at 40 degrees north takes place today; th...
by Dave Mitsky
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: November 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 811

November 2019 Celestial Calendar

November Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times are UT (subtract five hours after DST ends and, when appropriate, one calendar day) 11/1 The Moon is at descending node (longitude 280.3 degrees) at 22:00 11/2 The Moon is 0.6 degree south of Saturn, with an occultation occurring in southern Polyn...
by Dave Mitsky
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: October 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 816

October 2019 Celestial Calendar

October Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 10/2 Pluto is stationary at 21:00 10/3 Mercury is at aphelion today; Venus is 3 degrees north of the first-magnitude star Spica (Alpha Virginis) a...
by Dave Mitsky
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: September 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 738

September 2019 Celestial Calendar

September Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 9/1 The equation of time, which yields the difference between mean solar time and apparent solar time, equals 0 at 20:00 9/2 Mars is in conjunct...
by Dave Mitsky
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: August 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 675

August 2019 Celestial Calendar

August Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 8/1 The Moon, Venus, and the bright open cluster M44 (the Beehive Cluster or Praesepe) in Cancer lie within a circle having a diameter of 2.7 degre...
by Dave Mitsky
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: July 2019 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 923

July 2019 Celestial Calendar

July Celestial Calendar by Dave Mitsky All times, unless otherwise noted, are UT (subtract four hours and, when appropriate, one calendar day for EDT) 7/1 The Moon is 1.6 degrees south-southeast of Venus at 23:00 7/2 Asteroid 18 Melpomene (magnitude +9.2) is at opposition at 1:00; New Moon (lunation...