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1 New Year's Day

Beehive 2.3S of Moon

 

2 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98325 AU
Regulus 4.7S of Moon

 

 

3 Quadrantid Meteor Shower

 

 

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5 Last Quarter 02:37

 

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9 Moon at Perigee: 367390 km
Antares 5.6S of Moon

Mercury 1.6 of Saturn

 

 

10 Moon at Descending Node

 

 

11 Mercury 1.4 of Jupiter

Venus 1.5N of Moon

 

 

12 New Moon 22:00

 

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14 Mercury 2.3N of Moon

 

 

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18 Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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20 Inauguration Day

First Quarter 14:02

Mars 5.1N of Moon

 

21 Moon at Apogee: 404361 km

 

 

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23 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.6E

Saturn in Conjunction with Sun

Aldebaran 4.7S of Moon

 

 

24 Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

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27 Pollux 3.8N of Moon

 

 

28 Full Moon 12:16

Beehive 2.3S of Moon

Jupiter in Conjunction with Sun

Mercury at Perihelion

 

29 Regulus 4.6S of Moon

 

 

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2 Groundhog Day

 

3 Moon at Perigee: 370127 km

 

 

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6 Antares 5.5S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

 

 

7 Super Bowl

 

8 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction

 

 

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11 New Moon 12:06

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14 Valentine's Day

 

15 Presidents Day

Mercury 3.8 of Jupiter

 

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17 Ash Wednesday

 

18 Moon at Apogee: 404467 km

Mars 3.7N of Moon

 

 

19 First Quarter 11:47

Venus at Aphelion

 

20 Aldebaran 5.0S of Moon

Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

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23 Mercury 4.0 of Saturn

Pollux 3.7N of Moon

 

 

24 Beehive 2.4S of Moon

 

 

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26 Regulus 4.6S of Moon

 

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27 Full Moon 01:17

 

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1 Moon at Perigee: 365422 km

 

 

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3 Mars 2.6S of Pleiades

 

 

4 Mercury 0.3 of Jupiter

 

 

5 Last Quarter 18:30

Antares 5.2S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

 

6 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 27.3W
 

 

 

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8 Int'l. Women's Day

 

9 Saturn 3.7N of Moon

 

 

10 Jupiter 4.0N of Moon

Neptune in Conjunction with Sun

Mercury 3.7N of Moon

 

 

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13 New Moon 03:21

Mercury at Aphelion

 

14 Daylight Saving Begins

 

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17 Saint Patrick's Day

Moon at Apogee: 405253 km

 

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19 Mars 1.9N of Moon

Aldebaran 5.2S of Moon

Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

20 Start of Spring (Spring Equinox)

Mars 6.9N of Aldebaran

 

21 First Quarter 08:40

 

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23 Pollux 3.5N of Moon

 

 

24 Beehive 2.6S of Moon

 

 

25 Regulus 4.7S of Moon

Venus at Superior Conjunction

 

 

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27 Earth Hour

 

28 Full Moon 12:48

 

29 Spica 6.5S of Moon

Moon at Perigee: 360311 km

 

 

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1 Holy Thursday

Antares 4.9S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

 

2 Good Friday

 

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4 Easter

Last Quarter 04:02

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6 Saturn 4.0N of Moon

 

 

7 Jupiter 4.4N of Moon

 

 

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11 New Moon 20:31

 

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14 Moon at Apogee: 406120 km

 

 

15 Tax Day (Taxes Due)

Aldebaran 5.4S of Moon

Moon at Ascending Node

 

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17 Mars 0.1N of Moon: Occn.

 

 

18 Mercury at Superior Conjunction

 

 

19 Pollux 3.2N of Moon

 

 

20 First Quarter 00:59

Beehive 2.8S of Moon

 

21 Administrative Professionals

 

22 Earth Day

Regulus 4.9S of Moon

Lyrid Meteor Shower

 

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25 Spica 6.5S of Moon

 

 

26 Full Moon 21:31

Mercury at Perihelion

 

27 Moon at Perigee: 357379 km

 

 

28 Antares 4.8S of Moon

 

 

29 Moon at Descending Node

 

 

30 Arbor Day

Uranus in Conjunction with Sun

 

 


 

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3 Last Quarter 13:50

Saturn 4.2N of Moon

Mercury 2.1S of Pleiades

 

 

4 Jupiter 4.6N of Moon

Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower

 

 

5 Cinco De Mayo

 

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9 Mother's Day

 

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11 New Moon 13:00

Moon at Apogee: 406512 km

 

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13 Moon at Ascending Node

Mercury 2.1N of Moon

 

 

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15 Armed Forces Day

Mars 1.5S of Moon

 

16 Pollux 3.1N of Moon

Mercury at Greatest Elong: 22.0E

 

 

17 Beehive 2.9S of Moon

 

 

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19 First Quarter 13:13

Regulus 5.0S of Moon

 

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23 Spica 6.5S of Moon

 

 

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25 Moon at Perigee: 357310 km

 

 

26 Full Moon 05:14

Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.009

Antares 4.8S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

 

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28 Mercury 0.4 of Venus

 

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30 Saturn 4.2N of Moon

 

 

31 Memorial Day

Mars 5.2S of Pollux

 

 


 

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1 Jupiter 4.6N of Moon

 

 

2 Last Quarter 01:24

 

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7 Moon at Apogee: 406230 km

 

 

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9 Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

10 New Moon 04:53

Annular Solar Eclipse; mag=0.943

Mercury at Inferior Conjunction

 

11 Venus 1.5S of Moon

 

 

12 Venus at Perihelion

Pollux 3.1N of Moon

 

 

13 Mars 2.8S of Moon

Beehive 2.9S of Moon

 

 

14 Flag Day

 

15 Regulus 5.0S of Moon

 

 

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17 First Quarter 21:54

 

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 Moon Gaze

20 Start of Summer (Summer Solstice)

 

21 Venus 5.1S of Pollux

 

 

22 Mercury 1.8N of Aldebaran

Antares 4.8S of Moon

Mars 0.3S of Beehive

Moon at Descending Node

 

 

23 Moon at Perigee: 359960 km

 

 

24 Full Moon 12:40

 

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27 Saturn 4.0N of Moon

 

 

28 Jupiter 4.5N of Moon

 

 

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1 Last Quarter 15:11

 

2 Venus 0.1N of Beehive

 

 

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4 Indep. Day

Mercury at Greatest Elong: 21.6W

 

5 Moon at Apogee: 405342 km

Earth at Aphelion: 1.01673 AU

 

 

6 Moon at Ascending Node

Aldebaran 5.5S of Moon

 

 

7 Mercury 3.7S of Moon

 

 

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9 New Moon 19:17

 

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12 Venus 3.3S of Moon

Mars 3.8S of Moon

Mars at Aphelion

Regulus 4.9S of Moon

 

 

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16 Spica 6.4S of Moon

 

 

17 First Quarter 04:11

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20 Antares 4.7S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

 

 

21 Moon at Perigee: 364520 km

Venus 1.0N of Regulus

 

 

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23 Full Moon 20:37

Mercury at Perihelion

 

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24 Saturn 3.8N of Moon

 

 

25 Jupiter 4.2N of Moon

 

 

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27 Delta-Aquarid Meteor Shower

 

 

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29 Mars 0.6N of Regulus

 

 

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31 Last Quarter 07:16

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1 Mercury at Superior Conjunction

Saturn at Opposition

 

 

2 Moon at Apogee: 404412 km

Moon at Ascending Node

Aldebaran 5.7S of Moon

 

 

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6 Pollux 3.1N of Moon

 

 

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8 New Moon 07:50

 

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11 Venus 4.3S of Moon

 

 

12 Perseid Meteor Shower

 

 

13 Spica 6.1S of Moon

 

 

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15 First Quarter 09:20

 

16 Moon at Descending Node

Antares 4.5S of Moon

 

 

17 Moon at Perigee: 369127 km

 

 

18 Mercury 0.1 of Mars

 

 

19 Jupiter at Opposition

 

 

20 Saturn 3.7N of Moon

 

 

21 Jupiter 4.0N of Moon

 

 

22 Full Moon 06:02

 

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29 Moon at Apogee: 404100 km

Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

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31 Last Quarter 01:13

 

 


 

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2 Pollux 3.0N of Moon

 

 

3 Beehive 2.9S of Moon

 

 

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5 Venus 1.4N of Spica

Mercury at Aphelion

 

 

6 Labor Day

New Moon 18:52

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9 Spica 5.9S of Moon

Venus 4.1S of Moon

 

 

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11 Patriot Day

Moon at Perigee: 368464 km

  Moon Gaze

12 Moon at Descending Node

Antares 4.2S of Moon

 

 

13 First Quarter 14:39

Mercury at Greatest Elong: 26.8E

 

14 Neptune at Opposition

 

 

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16 Saturn 3.8N of Moon

 

 

17 Jupiter 4.0N of Moon

 

 

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20 Full Moon 17:55

Mercury 1.2S of Spica

 

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22 Start of Fall (Autumnal Equinox)

 

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26 Moon at Ascending Node

Moon at Apogee: 404641 km

 

 

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28 Last Quarter 19:57

 

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30 Pollux 2.8N of Moon

 

 

 


 

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1 Beehive 3.1S of Moon

 Okie-Text Star Party

 

2 Venus at Aphelion

Regulus 4.9S of Moon

 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 Okie-Tex Star Party

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6 New Moon 05:05

 Okie-Tex Star Party

7 Mars in Conjunction with Sun

 Okie-Tex Star Party

 

8 Moon at Perigee: 363388 km

 Okie-Tex Star Party

 

9 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction

Venus 2.9S of Moon

Moon at Descending Node

Antares 4.0S of Moon

 Okie-Tex Star Party

 

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11 Columbus Day

 

12 First Quarter 21:25

 

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14 Saturn 3.9N of Moon

 

 

15 Jupiter 4.1N of Moon

 

 

16 Venus 1.4N of Antares

  Moon Gaze

 

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19 Mercury at Perihelion

 

 

20 Full Moon 09:57

 

21 Orionid Meteor Shower

 

 

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23 Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

24 Moon at Apogee: 405616 km

Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.4W

 

 

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27 Pollux 2.6N of Moon

 

 

28 Last Quarter 14:05

Beehive 3.3S of Moon

 

29 Venus at Greatest Elong: 47.0E

 

 

30 Regulus 5.1S of Moon

 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

31 Halloween

 

 


 

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1 Mercury 3.7N of Spica

 

 

2 Election Day

 

3 Mercury 1.2S of Moon: Occn.

 

 

4 New Moon 15:15

Uranus at Opposition

 

5 S Taurid Meteor Shower

Moon at Perigee: 358845 km

Moon at Descending Node

 

 

6 Antares 3.9S of Moon

 

 Renaissance Faire

7 Daylight Saving Time Ends

Venus 1.1S of Moon: Occn.

 
Renaissance Faire

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10 Saturn 4.1N of Moon

 

 

11 Veterans Day

First Quarter 05:46

Jupiter 4.4N of Moon

 

12 N Taurid Meteor Shower

 

 

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17 Leonid Meteor Shower

 

 

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19 Full Moon 01:58

Partial Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.974

Moon at Ascending Node

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20 Moon at Apogee: 406276 km

 

 

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23 Pollux 2.5N of Moon

 

 

24 Beehive 3.3S of Moon

 

 

25 Thanksgiving Day

 

26 Regulus 5.2S of Moon

 

 

27 Last Quarter 05:28

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28 Mercury at Superior Conjunction

 

 

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30 Spica 5.9S of Moon

 

 

 


 

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3 Moon at Descending Node

 

 

4 New Moon 00:43

Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.037

Moon at Perigee: 356794 km

 

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6 Venus 1.9N of Moon

 

 

7 Saturn 4.2N of Moon

 

 

8 Jupiter 4.5N of Moon

 

 

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10 First Quarter 18:36

 

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14 Geminid Meteor Shower

 

 

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16 Moon at Ascending Node

 

 

17 Moon at Apogee: 406322 km

 

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18 Full Moon 21:36

 

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21 Start of Winter (Winter Solstice)

Pollux 2.6N of Moon

 

22 Beehive 3.3S of Moon

Ursid Meteor Shower

 

 

23 Regulus 5.1S of Moon

 

 

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25 Christmas

 

26 Last Quarter 19:24

 

27 Mars 4.4N of Antares

Spica 5.8S of Moon

 

 

28 Mercury 4.2 of Venus

 

 

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30 Moon at Descending Node

 

 

31 Antares 3.9S of Moon

Mars 1.0N of Moon: Occn.