December Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during December. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

December 3 Mercury stationary
December 3 Aldebaran 0.8 degrees south of the Moon Occn
December 3 Moon full
December 4 Moon at perigee
December 5 Moon northern most declination (20.0 degrees)
December 6 Mercury 1.4 degrees south of Saturn
December 8 Regulus 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
December 9 Venus 5.0 degrees north of Antares
December 10 Moon last quarter
December 13 Mercury inferior conjunction
December 13 Mars 3.9 degrees south of the Moon
December 14 Jupiter 4.0 degrees south of the Moon
December 15 Mercury 2.2 degrees north of Venus
December 17 Mercury 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
December 17 Venus 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
December 18 Moon new
December 18 Saturn 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
December 19 Moon at apogee
December 19 Moon southern most declination (-20.1 degrees)
December 20 Pluto 1.9 degrees south of the Moon
December 21 Solstice
December 21 Saturn at conjunction
December 23 Mercury stationary
December 24 Neptune 1.4 degrees north of the Moon
December 25 Venus 1.1 degrees south of Saturn
December 26 Moon first quarter
December 27 Uranus 4.2 degrees north of the Moon
December 31 Aldebaran 0.8 degrees south of the Moon Occn
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • inferior conjunction: Conjunction where a solar system object is between the Earth and the Sun
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

November Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during November. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

November 2 Venus 3.5 degrees north of Spica
November 3 Uranus 3.9 degrees north of the Moon
November 4 Moon full
November 6 Moon at perigee
November 6 Aldebaran 0.8 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 8 Moon northern most declination (19.8 degrees)
November 10 Moon last quarter
November 11 Regulus 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 12 Mercury 2.2 degrees north of Antares
November 13 Venus 0.3 degrees north of Jupiter
November 15 Mars 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Jupiter 3.9 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Venus 3.8 degrees south of the Moon
November 18 Moon new
November 21 Saturn 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 21 Moon at apogee
November 22 Moon southern most declination (-20.0 degrees)
November 22 Pluto 2.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 22 Neptune stationary
November 23 Mercury greatest elong E(22)
November 26 Moon first quarter
November 27 Neptune 1.1 degrees north of the Moon Occn
November 28 Mercury 3.0 degrees south of Saturn
November 29 Mars 3.1 degrees north of Spica
November 30 Uranus 4.0 degrees north of the Moon
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

October Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during October. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

October 3 Neptune 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
October 5 Venus 0.2 degrees north of Mars
October 5 Moon full
October 6 Uranus 4.0 degrees north of the Moon
October 8 Mercury superior conjunction
October 9 Moon at perigee
October 9 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
October 11 Moon northern most declination (19.6 degrees)
October 12 Moon last quarter
October 13 Mercury 2.7 degrees north of Spica
October 15 Regulus 0.2 degrees south of the Moon Occn
October 17 Mars 1.7 degrees south of the Moon
October 18 Venus 1.9 degrees south of the Moon
October 18 Mercury 0.9 degrees south of Jupiter
October 19 Uranus at opposition
October 19 Moon new
October 20 Jupiter 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
October 20 Mercury 4.9 degrees south of the Moon
October 24 Saturn 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
October 25 Moon at apogee
October 25 Moon southern most declination (-19.8 degrees)
October 26 Pluto 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
October 26 Jupiter at conjunction
October 27 Moon first quarter
October 30 Neptune 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object

September Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during September. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

September 1 Moon southern most declination (-19.4 degrees)
September 1 Pluto 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
September 3 Mercury 3.3 degrees south of Mars
September 4 Mercury stationary
September 5 Neptune at opposition
September 5 Mars 0.7 degrees north of Regulus
September 6 Neptune 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
September 6 Moon full
September 9 Uranus 4.1 degrees north of the Moon
September 10 Mercury 0.7 degrees south of Regulus
September 11 Jupiter 3.1 degrees north of Spica
September 12 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
September 12 Mercury greatest elong W(18)
September 13 Moon last quarter
September 13 Moon at perigee
September 14 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
September 16 Mercury 0.0 degrees north of Mars
September 18 Venus 0.5 degrees north of the Moon Occn
September 18 Regulus 0.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
September 18 Mars 0.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
September 18 Mercury 0.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
September 20 Venus 0.5 degrees north of Regulus
September 20 Moon new
September 22 Jupiter 3.5 degrees south of the Moon
September 22 Equinox
September 27 Saturn 3.5 degrees south of the Moon
September 27 Moon at apogee
September 28 Moon first quarter
September 28 Pluto stationary
September 28 Moon southern most declination (-19.5 degrees)
September 29 Pluto 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

August Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during August. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

August 2 Moon at apogee
August 3 Saturn 3.4 degrees south of the Moon
August 3 Uranus stationary
August 4 Moon southern most declination (-19.4 degrees)
August 5 Pluto 2.4 degrees south of the Moon
August 7 Moon full Eclipse
August 9 Neptune 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
August 12 Mercury stationary
August 13 Uranus 4.1 degrees north of the Moon
August 15 Moon last quarter
August 16 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
August 18 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
August 18 Moon at perigee
August 19 Venus 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
August 21 Mars 1.5 degrees north of the Moon
August 21 Moon new Eclipse
August 21 Regulus 0.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
August 22 Mercury 5.8 degrees south of the Moon
August 25 Saturn stationary
August 25 Jupiter 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
August 26 Mercury inferior conjunction
August 29 Moon first quarter
August 30 Moon at apogee
August 30 Saturn 3.5 degrees south of the Moon
August 31 Mercury 3.5 degrees south of Regulus
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • inferior conjunction: Conjunction where a solar system object is between the Earth and the Sun
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

July Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during July. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

July 1 Moon first quarter
July 1 Jupiter 2.6 degrees south of the Moon
July 2 Mercury 4.8 degrees south of Pollux
July 3 Earth at aphelion
July 6 Moon at apogee
July 7 Saturn 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
July 8 Moon southern most declination (-19.4 degrees)
July 9 Moon full
July 9 Pluto 2.3 degrees south of the Moon
July 10 Pluto at opposition
July 10 Mars 5.6 degrees south of Pollux
July 13 Neptune 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
July 14 Venus 3.1 degrees north of Aldebaran
July 16 Moon last quarter
July 17 Uranus 4.1 degrees north of the Moon
July 19 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
July 20 Venus 2.7 degrees north of the Moon
July 21 Moon at perigee
July 21 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
July 23 Moon new
July 23 Mars 3.1 degrees north of the Moon
July 25 Mercury 0.8 degrees south of the Moon Occn
July 25 Regulus 0.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
July 26 Mercury 1.0 degrees south of Regulus
July 27 Mars at conjunction
July 28 Jupiter 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
July 30 Mercury greatest elong E(27)
July 30 Moon first quarter
  • aphelion: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Sun
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

June Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during June. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

June 1 Moon first quarter
June 3 Venus 1.7 degrees south of Uranus
June 3 Venus greatest elong W(46)
June 4 Jupiter 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
June 8 Moon at apogee
June 9 Moon full
June 10 Saturn 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
June 10 Jupiter stationary
June 11 Moon southern most declination (-19.4 degrees)
June 12 Mercury 4.9 degrees north of Aldebaran
June 12 Pluto 2.3 degrees south of the Moon
June 15 Saturn at opposition
June 16 Neptune 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
June 16 Neptune stationary
June 17 Moon last quarter
June 19 Uranus 3.9 degrees north of the Moon
June 20 Venus 2.3 degrees north of the Moon
June 21 Solstice
June 21 Mercury superior conjunction
June 22 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
June 23 Moon at perigee
June 24 Moon new
June 24 Mercury 5.2 degrees north of the Moon
June 24 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
June 24 Mars 4.4 degrees north of the Moon
June 28 Regulus 0.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
June 28 Mercury 0.8 degrees north of Mars
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object

May Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during May. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

May 2 Mercury stationary
May 3 Moon first quarter
May 4 Regulus 0.5 degrees north of the Moon Occn
May 7 Jupiter 2.0 degrees south of the Moon
May 9 Mercury 2.3 degrees south of Uranus
May 10 Moon full
May 12 Moon at apogee
May 13 Saturn 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
May 14 Moon southern most declination (-19.3 degrees)
May 15 Pluto 2.4 degrees south of the Moon
May 18 Mercury greatest elong W(26)
May 19 Moon last quarter
May 20 Neptune 0.4 degrees north of the Moon Occn
May 22 Venus 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
May 23 Uranus 3.7 degrees north of the Moon
May 24 Mercury 1.6 degrees north of the Moon
May 25 Moon new
May 26 Moon at perigee
May 26 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
May 27 Mars 5.3 degrees north of the Moon
May 27 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
May 31 Regulus 0.2 degrees north of the Moon Occn
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

April Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during April. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

April 1 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 1 Mercury greatest elong E(19)
April 3 Moon northern most declination (19.0 degrees)
April 3 Moon first quarter
April 6 Saturn stationary
April 7 Regulus 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
April 7 Jupiter at opposition
April 10 Mercury stationary
April 10 Jupiter 2.1 degrees south of the Moon
April 11 Moon full
April 12 Venus stationary
April 14 Uranus at conjunction
April 15 Moon at apogee
April 16 Saturn 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
April 17 Moon southern most declination (-19.1 degrees)
April 18 Pluto 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
April 19 Moon last quarter
April 20 Mercury inferior conjunction
April 20 Pluto stationary
April 22 Neptune 0.2 degrees north of the Moon Occn
April 23 Venus 4.9 degrees north of the Moon
April 25 Uranus 3.5 degrees north of the Moon
April 25 Mercury 4.3 degrees north of the Moon
April 26 Moon new
April 27 Moon at perigee
April 28 Mars 5.6 degrees north of the Moon
April 28 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 28 Mercury 0.2 degrees south of Uranus
April 30 Moon northern most declination (19.2 degrees)
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • inferior conjunction: Conjunction where a solar system object is between the Earth and the Sun
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

March Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during March. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

March 1 Uranus 3.4 degrees north of the Moon
March 1 Mars 4.1 degrees north of the Moon
March 2 Neptune at conjunction
March 2 Venus stationary
March 3 Moon at perigee
March 4 Mercury 1.0 degrees south of Neptune
March 5 Aldebaran 0.3 degrees south of the Moon Occn
March 5 Moon first quarter
March 6 Mercury superior conjunction
March 7 Moon northern most declination (18.9 degrees)
March 10 Regulus 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
March 12 Moon full
March 14 Jupiter 2.3 degrees south of the Moon
March 18 Moon at apogee
March 20 Equinox
March 20 Saturn 3.4 degrees south of the Moon
March 20 Moon last quarter
March 21 Moon southern most declination (-18.9 degrees)
March 22 Pluto 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
March 25 Venus inferior conjunction
March 26 Neptune 0.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
March 26 Mercury 2.1 degrees north of Uranus
March 28 Moon new
March 29 Uranus 3.4 degrees north of the Moon
March 30 Moon at perigee
March 30 Mars 5.2 degrees north of the Moon
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • inferior conjunction: Conjunction where a solar system object is between the Earth and the Sun
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object

February Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during February. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

February 1 Mars 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
February 2 Uranus 3.3 degrees north of the Moon
February 4 Moon first quarter
February 5 Aldebaran 0.3 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 6 Moon at perigee
February 6 Jupiter stationary
February 7 Moon northern most declination (18.9 degrees)
February 11 Moon full Eclipse
February 11 Regulus 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
February 15 Jupiter 2.6 degrees south of the Moon
February 18 Moon last quarter
February 18 Moon at apogee
February 20 Saturn 3.6 degrees south of the Moon
February 21 Moon southern most declination (-18.8 degrees)
February 22 Pluto 2.8 degrees south of the Moon
February 26 Mercury 2.4 degrees south of the Moon
February 26 Moon new Eclipse
February 26 Neptune 0.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 27 Mars 0.6 degrees north of Uranus
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth

January Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during January. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

January 1 Mars 0.0 degrees north of Neptune
January 2 Venus 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
January 3 Neptune 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 3 Mars 0.2 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 4 Earth at perihelion
January 5 Moon first quarter
January 6 Uranus 3.1 degrees north of the Moon
January 7 Pluto at conjunction
January 8 Mercury stationary
January 9 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 10 Moon at perigee
January 11 Moon northern most declination (18.9 degrees)
January 12 Moon full
January 12 Venus greatest elong E(47)
January 12 Venus 0.4 degrees north of Neptune
January 15 Regulus 0.8 degrees north of the Moon Occn
January 19 Jupiter 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
January 19 Mercury greatest elong W(24)
January 19 Moon last quarter
January 22 Moon at apogee
January 24 Saturn 3.6 degrees south of the Moon
January 25 Moon southern most declination (-18.9 degrees)
January 26 Mercury 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
January 26 Pluto 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
January 28 Moon new
January 29 Mercury 1.2 degrees south of Pluto
January 30 Neptune 0.2 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 31 Venus 3.9 degrees north of the Moon
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • perihelion: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Sun