June Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 Venus 5.2 degrees north of Aldebaran
June 1 Uranus 2.3 degrees north of the Moon
June 3 Saturn at opposition
June 3 Mercury 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
June 3 Moon at perigee
June 4 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
June 5 Venus 4.9 degrees north of the Moon
June 5 Moon new
June 5 Mercury greatest elong W(24)
June 6 Moon northern most declination (18.6 degrees)
June 6 Venus superior conjunction
June 10 Regulus 1.9 degrees north of the Moon
June 11 Jupiter 1.4 degrees north of the Moon
June 12 Moon first quarter
June 14 Neptune stationary
June 15 Spica 5.1 degrees south of the Moon
June 15 Moon at apogee
June 19 Saturn 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
June 19 Mercury 3.8 degrees north of Aldebaran
June 20 Moon full
June 20 Moon southern most declination (-18.6 degrees)
June 20 Solstice
June 21 Pluto 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
June 25 Neptune 1.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
June 27 Moon last quarter
June 29 Uranus 2.6 degrees north of the Moon
June 30 Mars stationary
  • 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 2016


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 Neptune 1.6 degrees south of the Moon
May 5 Uranus 2.1 degrees north of the Moon
May 6 Moon at perigee
May 6 Venus 2.6 degrees north of the Moon
May 6 Moon new
May 7 Mercury 5.1 degrees north of the Moon
May 8 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
May 9 Mercury inferior conjunction
May 9 Moon northern most declination (18.5 degrees)
May 9 Jupiter stationary
May 13 Moon first quarter
May 13 Mercury 0.4 degrees south of Venus
May 14 Regulus 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
May 15 Jupiter 1.9 degrees north of the Moon
May 18 Spica 4.9 degrees south of the Moon
May 18 Moon at apogee
May 21 Moon full
May 21 Mercury stationary
May 21 Mars 5.9 degrees south of the Moon
May 22 Mars at opposition
May 22 Saturn 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
May 24 Moon southern most declination (-18.5 degrees)
May 25 Pluto 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
May 29 Moon last quarter
May 29 Neptune 1.4 degrees south of the Moon
May 30 Mars nearest to Earth
  • 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

April Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 Pluto 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
April 4 Neptune 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
April 6 Venus 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 7 Moon new
April 7 Uranus 1.9 degrees north of the Moon
April 7 Moon at perigee
April 8 Mercury 5.0 degrees north of the Moon
April 9 Uranus at conjunction
April 10 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 12 Moon northern most declination (18.3 degrees)
April 14 Moon first quarter
April 16 Regulus 2.4 degrees north of the Moon
April 17 Mars stationary
April 18 Jupiter 2.1 degrees north of the Moon
April 18 Mercury greatest elong E(20)
April 18 Pluto stationary
April 21 Spica 4.8 degrees south of the Moon
April 21 Moon at apogee
April 22 Moon full
April 22 Venus 0.8 degrees south of Uranus
April 25 Mars 4.8 degrees south of the Moon
April 25 Saturn 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
April 27 Moon southern most declination (-18.4 degrees)
April 28 Pluto 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
April 29 Mercury stationary
April 30 Moon last quarter
  • 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

March Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 Moon last quarter
March 2 Saturn 3.5 degrees south of the Moon
March 3 Moon southern most declination (-18.2 degrees)
March 4 Pluto 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
March 7 Venus 3.4 degrees south of the Moon
March 8 Mercury 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
March 8 Jupiter at opposition
March 8 Neptune 1.9 degrees south of the Moon
March 9 Moon new Eclipse
March 10 Moon at perigee
March 11 Uranus 1.8 degrees north of the Moon
March 11 Mercury 1.4 degrees south of Neptune
March 14 Aldebaran 0.3 degrees south of the Moon Occn
March 15 Moon first quarter
March 16 Moon northern most declination (18.2 degrees)
March 20 Equinox
March 20 Regulus 2.4 degrees north of the Moon
March 20 Venus 0.5 degrees south of Neptune
March 22 Jupiter 2.0 degrees north of the Moon
March 23 Moon full Eclipse
March 23 Mercury superior conjunction
March 25 Spica 4.9 degrees south of the Moon
March 25 Saturn stationary
March 25 Moon at apogee
March 28 Mars 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
March 29 Saturn 3.5 degrees south of the Moon
March 30 Moon southern most declination (-18.2 degrees)
March 31 Moon last quarter
March 31 Mercury 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
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object

February Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 Moon last quarter
February 1 Mars 2.6 degrees south of the Moon
February 3 Saturn 3.4 degrees south of the Moon
February 5 Moon southern most declination (-18.3 degrees)
February 6 Venus 1.1 degrees south of Pluto
February 6 Pluto 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
February 6 Venus 4.3 degrees south of the Moon
February 6 Mercury 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
February 7 Mercury greatest elong W(26)
February 8 Moon new
February 9 Neptune 2.0 degrees south of the Moon
February 11 Moon at perigee
February 12 Uranus 1.6 degrees north of the Moon
February 15 Moon first quarter
February 16 Aldebaran 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 17 Moon northern most declination (18.3 degrees)
February 22 Regulus 2.4 degrees north of the Moon
February 22 Moon full
February 24 Jupiter 1.6 degrees north of the Moon
February 26 Spica 4.9 degrees south of the Moon
February 27 Moon at apogee
February 28 Neptune at conjunction
February 29 Mars 3.5 degrees south 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

January Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 2 Moon last quarter
January 2 Moon at apogee
January 2 Earth at perihelion
January 3 Spica 4.5 degrees south of the Moon
January 3 Mars 1.4 degrees south of the Moon
January 5 Mercury stationary
January 6 Pluto at conjunction
January 7 Venus 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
January 7 Saturn 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
January 8 Moon southern most declination (-18.4 degrees)
January 8 Jupiter stationary
January 9 Venus 0.1 degrees north of Saturn
January 9 Pluto 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
January 10 Moon new
January 10 Mercury 2.1 degrees south of the Moon
January 13 Neptune 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
January 14 Mercury inferior conjunction
January 15 Moon at perigee
January 16 Uranus 1.4 degrees north of the Moon
January 16 Moon first quarter
January 20 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 21 Moon northern most declination (18.4 degrees)
January 23 Mercury 1.6 degrees north of Pluto
January 24 Moon full
January 25 Mercury stationary
January 26 Regulus 2.4 degrees north of the Moon
January 28 Jupiter 1.3 degrees north of the Moon
January 29 Mercury 0.6 degrees north of Pluto
January 30 Moon at apogee
January 30 Spica 4.8 degrees south 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
  • perihelion: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Sun

December Moon & Planet data for 2015


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 2 Regulus 2.8 degrees north of the Moon
December 3 Moon last quarter
December 4 Jupiter 1.7 degrees north of the Moon
December 5 Moon at apogee
December 6 Mars 0.1 degrees north of the Moon Occn
Spica 4.3 degrees south of the Moon
December 7 Venus 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
December 10 Saturn 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
December 11 Moon new
December 12 Moon southern most declination (-18.4 degrees)
December 13 Pluto 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
December 17 Neptune 2.4 degrees south of the Moon
December 18 Moon first quarter
December 19 Mercury 3.8 degrees south of Pluto
December 20 Uranus 1.1 degrees north of the Moon Occn
December 21 Moon at perigee
December 22 Solstice
December 23 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
Mars 3.5 degrees north of Spica
December 25 Moon northern most declination (18.5 degrees)
Moon full
December 26 Uranus stationary
December 29 Mercury greatest elong E(20)
Regulus 2.6 degrees north of the Moon
December 31 Jupiter 1.4 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

November Moon & Planet data for 2015


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 3 Venus 0.7 degrees south of Mars
Moon last quarter
November 5 Regulus 3.1 degrees north of the Moon
November 6 Jupiter 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
November 7 Mars 1.7 degrees north of the Moon
Venus 1.2 degrees north of the Moon
Moon at apogee
November 9 Spica 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
November 11 Mercury 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
Moon new
November 13 Saturn 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 15 Moon southern most declination (-18.3 degrees)
November 16 Pluto 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Mercury superior conjunction
November 18 Neptune stationary
November 19 Moon first quarter
November 20 Neptune 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
November 22 Uranus 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
November 23 Moon at perigee
November 25 Mercury 2.7 degrees south of Saturn
Moon full
November 26 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 27 Mercury 3.3 degrees north of Antares
Moon northern most declination (18.4 degrees)
November 30 Saturn at conjunction
Venus 4.2 degrees north of Spica
  • 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

October Moon & Planet data for 2015


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

October 2 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
October 4 Moon northern most declination (18.1 degrees)
Moon last quarter
October 8 Venus 2.5 degrees south of Regulus
Regulus 3.2 degrees north of the Moon
Venus 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
Mercury stationary
October 9 Mars 3.3 degrees north of the Moon
Jupiter 2.6 degrees north of the Moon
October 11 Mercury 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
Moon at apogee
October 12 Uranus at opposition
October 13 Moon new
Spica 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
October 16 Mercury greatest elong W(18)
Saturn 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
October 17 Mars 0.4 degrees north of Jupiter
October 18 Moon southern most declination (-18.2 degrees)
October 19 Pluto 3.4 degrees south of the Moon
October 20 Moon first quarter
October 23 Neptune 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
October 25 Venus 1.0 degrees south of Jupiter
October 26 Venus greatest elong W(46)
Uranus 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
Moon at perigee
October 27 Moon full
October 29 Mercury 3.8 degrees north of Spica
Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
October 31 Moon northern most declination (18.3 degrees)
  • 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

September Moon & Planet Diary for 2015


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 Neptune at opposition
Uranus 1.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
September 4 Mercury greatest elong E(27)
September 5 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
Moon last quarter
Venus stationary
September 6 Moon northern most declination (18.2 degrees)
September 10 Venus 2.6 degrees south of the Moon
Mars 4.6 degrees north of the Moon
September 11 Regulus 3.2 degrees north of the Moon
September 12 Jupiter 3.1 degrees north of the Moon
September 13 Moon new Eclipse
September 14 Moon at apogee
September 15 Mercury 5.1 degrees south of the Moon
September 16 Spica 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
September 17 Mercury stationary
September 19 Saturn 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
September 21 Moon first quarter
Moon southern most declination (-18.1 degrees)
September 22 Pluto 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
September 23 Equinox
September 24 Pluto stationary
September 25 Mars 0.8 degrees north of Regulus
September 26 Neptune 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
September 28 Moon full Eclipse
Moon at perigee
September 29 Uranus 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
September 30 Mercury inferior conjunction
  • 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

August Moon & Planet data for 2015


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 perigee
Neptune 2.8 degrees south of the Moon
Saturn stationary
August 5 Uranus 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
August 7 Moon last quarter
Mercury 0.5 degrees north of Jupiter
Mercury 0.9 degrees north of Regulus
August 8 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
August 10 Moon northern most declination (18.3 degrees)
August 11 Jupiter 0.4 degrees north of Regulus
August 13 Mars 5.5 degrees north of the Moon
August 14 Moon new
Venus 4.5 degrees south of the Moon
August 15 Regulus 3.2 degrees north of the Moon
Jupiter 3.5 degrees north of the Moon
Venus inferior conjunction
August 16 Mercury 1.9 degrees north of the Moon
August 18 Moon at apogee
August 19 Spica 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
August 22 Saturn 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
Moon first quarter
August 25 Moon southern most declination (-18.2 degrees)
August 26 Pluto 3.2 degrees south of the Moon
Jupiter at conjunction
August 29 Moon full
Neptune 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
August 30 Moon at perigee
  • 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

July Moon & Planet data for 2015


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 southern most declination (-18.4 degrees)
Venus 0.4 degrees south of Jupiter
July 2 Moon full
Pluto 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
July 5 Moon at perigee
July 6 Neptune 2.9 degrees south of the Moon
Pluto at opposition
Earth at aphelion
July 8 Moon last quarter
July 9 Uranus 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
July 12 Aldebaran 0.9 degrees south of the Moon Occn
July 14 Moon northern most declination (18.4 degrees)
July 15 Mercury 5.5 degrees north of the Moon
Mars 5.8 degrees north of the Moon
July 16 Moon new
Mercury 0.1 degrees south of Mars
July 18 Jupiter 4.0 degrees north of the Moon
July 19 Regulus 3.2 degrees north of the Moon
Venus 0.4 degrees north of the Moon Occn
Venus 2.9 degrees south of Regulus
July 20 Mercury 5.4 degrees south of Pollux
July 21 Moon at apogee
July 23 Venus stationary
Spica 3.9 degrees south of the Moon
Mercury superior conjunction
July 24 Moon first quarter
July 26 Saturn 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
Uranus stationary
July 28 Moon southern most declination (-18.4 degrees)
July 29 Pluto 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
Mars 5.7 degrees south of Pollux
July 31 Venus 5.5 degrees south of Regulus
Moon full
  • aphelion: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Sun
  • 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