April Moon & Planet data for 2018


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 Mercury inferior conjunction
April 2 Mars 1.3 degrees south of Saturn
April 3 Jupiter 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
April 7 Saturn 1.9 degrees south of the Moon
April 7 Moon southern most declination (-20.3 degrees)
April 7 Mars 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
April 8 Moon at apogee
April 8 Moon last quarter
April 8 Pluto 1.5 degrees south of the Moon
April 13 Neptune 1.8 degrees north of the Moon
April 14 Mercury stationary
April 14 Mercury 3.6 degrees north of the Moon
April 16 Moon new
April 16 Uranus 4.3 degrees north of the Moon
April 17 Venus 5.2 degrees north of the Moon
April 18 Saturn stationary
April 18 Uranus at conjunction
April 19 Aldebaran 1.1 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 20 Moon at perigee
April 21 Moon northern most declination (20.4 degrees)
April 22 Moon first quarter
April 23 Pluto stationary
April 24 Regulus 1.2 degrees south of the Moon Occn
April 26 Mars 1.4 degrees south of Pluto
April 29 Mercury greatest elong W(27)
April 30 Moon full
April 30 Jupiter 3.6 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

March Moon & Planet data for 2018


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 Regulus 0.9 degrees south of the Moon Occn
March 2 Moon full
March 4 Neptune at conjunction
March 4 Mercury 1.1 degrees north of Venus
March 7 Jupiter 3.9 degrees south of the Moon
March 9 Jupiter stationary
March 9 Moon last quarter
March 10 Mars 3.8 degrees south of the Moon
March 11 Saturn 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
March 11 Moon southern most declination (-20.1 degrees)
March 11 Moon at apogee
March 12 Pluto 1.7 degrees south of the Moon
March 15 Mercury greatest elong E(18)
March 16 Neptune 1.7 degrees north of the Moon
March 17 Moon new
March 18 Venus 3.5 degrees north of the Moon
March 19 Uranus 4.4 degrees north of the Moon
March 19 Mercury 3.8 degrees north of Venus
March 20 Equinox
March 22 Mercury stationary
March 22 Aldebaran 0.9 degrees south of the Moon Occn
March 24 Moon first quarter
March 25 Moon northern most declination (20.2 degrees)
March 26 Moon at perigee
March 28 Regulus 1.0 degrees south of the Moon Occn
March 29 Venus 0.1 degrees south of Uranus
March 31 Moon full
  • 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

February Moon & Planet data for 2018


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 Regulus 0.9 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 7 Moon last quarter
February 7 Jupiter 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
February 9 Mars 4.3 degrees south of the Moon
February 11 Moon at apogee
February 11 Saturn 2.5 degrees south of the Moon
February 11 Mars 5.1 degrees north of Antares
February 11 Moon southern most declination (-20.0 degrees)
February 12 Pluto 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
February 15 Mercury 1.0 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 15 Moon new Eclipse
February 16 Venus 0.5 degrees north of the Moon Occn
February 17 Neptune 1.6 degrees north of the Moon
February 17 Mercury superior conjunction
February 20 Uranus 4.4 degrees north of the Moon
February 21 Venus 0.5 degrees south of Neptune
February 23 Moon first quarter
February 23 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
February 25 Mercury 0.4 degrees south of Neptune
February 25 Moon northern most declination (20.1 degrees)
February 27 Moon at perigee
  • 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

January Moon & Planet data for 2018


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 Moon at perigee
January 1 Moon northern most declination (20.1 degrees)
January 2 Moon full
January 2 Mercury greatest elong W(23)
January 2 Uranus stationary
January 3 Earth at perihelion
January 5 Regulus 0.9 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 7 Mars 0.2 degrees south of Jupiter
January 8 Moon last quarter
January 9 Venus superior conjunction
January 9 Pluto at conjunction
January 9 Venus 1.2 degrees south of Pluto
January 11 Jupiter 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
January 11 Mars 4.4 degrees south of the Moon
January 13 Mercury 0.6 degrees south of Saturn
January 15 Saturn 2.6 degrees south of the Moon
January 15 Moon at apogee
January 15 Mercury 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
January 15 Moon southern most declination (-20.0 degrees)
January 16 Pluto 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
January 17 Moon new
January 17 Venus 2.4 degrees south of the Moon
January 20 Neptune 1.5 degrees north of the Moon
January 24 Uranus 4.4 degrees north of the Moon
January 24 Mercury 1.5 degrees south of Pluto
January 24 Moon first quarter
January 27 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
January 29 Moon northern most declination (20.1 degrees)
January 30 Moon at perigee
January 31 Moon full Eclipse
  • 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
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object

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