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Upper Culmination of Polaris
Pleiades Transit
Orion Nebula M42 Transits
Neptune Sets
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Pollux Transits
Regulus Transits
Uranus Sets
Antares Rises
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Deneb Transits
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Neptune Transits
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Mar 20 Spring begins at the
equinox, 15:33 UT
Apr 17 Uranus is 2.0° to the left
of Mercury
Apr 28 Mercury reaches greatest
elongation, 21° east of the
Sun
Apr 30 A partial eclipse of the Sun
is visible from southern
South America
Jun 21 Longest day, 16h
50° north
22m at latitude
Jun 25 Latest sunset
Aug 1 Uranus is 1.3° above Mars
Aug 10 Observers with small telescopes in
eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle
East can watch the last eclipse until 2025
of Jupiter's moon Callisto, 20:32
to 21:31 UT
Aug 14 Saturn is at opposition tonight
Aug 27 Mercury reaches greatest elongation,
27° east of the Sun
Sep 16 Neptune is at opposition tonight
Sep 26 Jupiter reaches opposition tonight
Nov 8 Uranus is at opposition
Nov 30 Mars is nearest Earth and presents a disk
17.2 arcseconds across in telescopes
Dec 7 Mars comes to opposition
Dec 9 Earliest end of evening twilight
Dec 12 Earliest sunset
Dec 21 Mercury stands at greatest elongation,
20° east of the Sun
Dec 21 Shortest day, 8h
04m at latitude 50°
north; winter begins at the
solstice, 21:48 UT
Dec 28 Mercury is 1.5° above Venus
tonight and tomorrow
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Feb 17 Mercury is 26° west of
the Sun
Mar 20 Venus is 47° west of the Sun
Mar 29 Saturn is 2.1° to lower right
of Venus
Saturn is 0.3° above Mars
Apr 28 Neptune might be seen 0.4° right
of Venus in scopes (bright twilight)
May 1 Jupiter is 0.3° to upper right of Venus
May 16 Europeans can see a partial lunar
eclipse before dawn; it is total for the
Americas (late evening of the 15th)
May 18 Neptune is 0.5° above Mars
May 29 Mars is 0.6° to lower right of Jupiter
Jun 12
Uranus is 1.5° above Venus
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Nov 8
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west of the Sun; earliest sunrise of the year
at latitude 50° north
Summer begins at the solstice, 9:14 UT
Earth is 152,098,455 km from the Sun
(aphelion) at 7:11 UT
Fall begins at the equinox, 1:04 UT
Mercury is at greatest elongation,
18° west of the Sun
A partial solar eclipse is visible from
Europe and parts of Africa and Asia
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China this is an evening event also
on the 8th
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