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EVENING SKY
Jan 6 Mercury
comes to
greatest
elongation, 19°
east of the Sun
Apr 17 Uranus is 2.0° to
the left of Mercury
Apr 28 Mercury is at
greatest elongation,
21° from the Sun
Apr 30 A partial solar eclipse
occurs for southern
South America
May 15 A total lunar eclipse is
visible from North and
South America, with midtotality
soon after 11 p.m.
CDT; Europe catches mainly
the partial stage toward
dawn on the 16th
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latitude 40° north
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Jun 24 Latest twilight
Jun 27 Latest sunset
Aug 1 Uranus lies 1.3° above Mars
Aug 13 Saturn is at opposition tonight
Aug 27 Mercury is at greatest elongation,
27° east of the Sun
Sep 16 Neptune is at opposition tonight
Sep 22 Fall begins at the equinox, 9:04
p.m. EDT
Sep 26 Jupiter comes to opposition
Nov 8 Uranus reaches opposition
Nov 30 Mars is nearest Earth tonight,
with a disk 17.2 arcseconds
across in telescopes
Dec 4 Earliest end of evening
twilight
Dec 7 Mars comes to opposition
tonight; earliest sunset
of the year
Dec 21 Shortest day, 9h
20m
at latitude 40° north;
winter begins at the
solstice, 4:48 p.m.
EST; Mercury
is 20° east of
the Sun
Dec 28 Mercury is
1.4° above
Venus
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Greatest
elongation
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Greatest illuminated
extent
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Opposition
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New
Moon
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Full
Moon
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Geminids
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Leonids
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MORNING SKY
Earth is
91,406,842
miles from the
Sun (perihelion)
at 1:55 a.m. EST;
latest sunrise of
the year at latitude
40° north
Latest onset of
morning twilight
Mercury stands 26°
west of the Sun
Mercury is 0.7° to lower
right of Saturn
Spring begins at the equinox,
11:33 a.m. EDT; Venus is 47°
west of the Sun
Saturn is 2.1° to lower right
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Jun 21
Jul 4
Oct 8
Oct 25
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Saturn is 0.4° above Mars
Neptune might be glimpsed 0.1°
below Jupiter in a telescope, but
twilight will be bright
Neptune lies 0.4° to lower left
of Venus
Jupiter is 0.5° left of Venus
Neptune is 0.5° above Mars
Mars is 0.6° to lower right
of Jupiter
Uranus is 1.6° above Venus
Earliest sunrise
Mercury is 23° west of
the Sun
Earliest morning twilight
Summer begins at the
solstice, 5:14 a.m. EDT
Earth is 94,509,598 miles
from the Sun (aphelion)
at 3:11 a.m. EDT
Mercury is 18° west
of the Sun
A partial solar eclipse
is visible from parts of
Europe, Africa, and
western Asia
A total lunar eclipse
occurs for North
America, 3 a.m.
PST, and for
Japan and China
(evening of 8th)
Nov 8
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