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Sky Calendar

All times USA Eastern. Planetary Ephemeris Data Courtesy of Fred Espenak, http://www.Astropixels.com

Dec 02  19:28  Mars 0.7°S of Moon: Occn.
    03  09:58  Moon at Descending Node 
    04  02:33  Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.037
    04  02:43  NEW MOON 
    04  05:01  Moon at Perigee: 356794 km
    06  19:48  Venus 1.9°N of Moon
    07  20:52  Saturn 4.2°N of Moon
    09  01:07  Jupiter 4.5°N of Moon
    10  20:36  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
    14  02     Geminid Meteor Shower
    16  13:30  Pleiades 4.5°N of Moon
    16  19:12  Moon at Ascending Node 
    17  21:16  Moon at Apogee: 406322 km
    18  23:36  FULL MOON 
    21  04:20  Pollux 2.6°N of Moon
    21  10:59  Winter Solstice 
    22  10     Ursid Meteor Shower
    26  21:24  LAST QUARTER MOON 
    27  04:15  Mars 4.4°N of Antares
    29  00     Mercury 4.2°S of Venus
    30  20:07  Moon at Descending Node 
    31  08:54  Antares 3.9°S of Moon
    31  15:13  Mars 1.0°N of Moon: Occn.

Jan 01  18:00  Moon at Perigee: 358037 km
    02  13:33  NEW MOON 
    03  16     Quadrantid Meteor Shower
    03  20:23  Mercury 3.1°N of Moon
    04  02     Earth at Perihelion: 0.98333 AU
    04  11:50  Saturn 4.2°N of Moon
    05  19:09  Jupiter 4.5°N of Moon
    07  06     Mercury at Greatest Elong: 19.2°E
    08  20     Venus at Inferior Conjunction 
    09  13:11  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
    12  19:58  Pleiades 4.3°N of Moon
    12  23:19  Moon at Ascending Node 
    12  23     Mercury 3.4°N of Saturn
    14  04:27  Moon at Apogee: 405806 km
    15  18     Mercury at Perihelion 
    17  10:37  Pollux 2.6°N of Moon
    17  18:49  FULL MOON 
    23  01     Venus at Perihelion 
    23  05     Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 
    25  08:41  LAST QUARTER MOON 
    27  01:14  Moon at Descending Node 
    27  17:57  Antares 3.7°S of Moon
    29  10:05  Mars 2.4°N of Moon
    30  02:09  Moon at Perigee: 362250 km