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1 New Year's Day

 Moon at perigee: 358037 km

2 New Moon 11:33

 

3 Quadrantid Meteor Shower 14:00

Mercury 3.1N of Moon 18:23

4 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98333 AU 00:00

Saturn 4.2N of Moon 09:50

5 Jupiter 4.5N of Moon 17:09

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7 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 19.2E 04:00

8 Moongaze

Venus at Inferior Conjunction 18:00

9 First Quarter Moon 11:11

 

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12 Pleiades 4.3N of Moon 17:58

Moon at Ascending Node 21:19

Mercury 3.4N of Saturn 21:00

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14 Moon at Apogee: 405806 km 02:27

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 Mercury at Perihelion 16:00

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17 Martin Luther King Jr.

 Full Moon 16:49

Pollux 2.6N of Moon 08:37

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20 Inauguration Day

 

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22 Venus at Perihelion 23:00

23 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 03:00

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25 Last Quarter Moon 06:41

 

26 Moon at Descending Node 23:14

27 Antares 3.7S of Moon 15:57

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29 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 Mars 2.4N of Moon 08:05

30 Moon at Perigee: 362250 km 00:09

31 New Moon 22:46

 

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2 Groundhog Day

 Jupiter 4.3N of Moon 14:08

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4 Saturn in Conjunction with Sun 12:00

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6 Super Bowl

 

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8 First Quarter Moon 06:50

 Moon at Ascending Node 23:12

9 Pleiades 4.1N of Moon 01:24

10 Moon at Apogee: 404897 km 19:39

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12 Moongaze

 

13 Pollux 2.6N of Moon 15:52

14 Valentine's Day

 

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16 Full Moon 09:57

 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 26.3W 14:00

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21 Presidents Day

 

22 Moon at Descending Node 23:54

23 Last Quarter Moon 15:32

 Antares 3.5S of Moon 22:17

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26 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 Moon at Perigee: 367787 km

27 Mars 3.5N of Moon 02:00

28 Mercury 3.7N of Moon 13:07

Mercury at Aphelion 16:00

Saturn 4.3N of Moon 16:47

 


 

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2 Ash Wednesday

Mercury 0.7S of Moon 09:00

 New Moon 10:35

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5 Jupiter in Conjunction with Sun 06:00

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8 Int'l. Women's Day

 Moon at Ascending Node 01:22

Pleiades 3.8N of Moon 09:46

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10 First Quarter Moon 03:45

 Moon at Apogee: 404268 km 16:05

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12 Moongaze

 Pollux 2.4N of Moon 23:58

13 Daylight Saving Begins

 Neptune in Conjunction with Sun 05:00

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15 Venus 3.9N of Mars 22:00

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17 Saint Patrick's Day

 

18 Full Moon 01:17

 

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20 Start of Spring (Spring Equinox)

 Vernal Equinox 09:33

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22 Moon at Descending Node 02:12

23 Antares 3.2S of Moon 04:43

Moon at Perigee: 369764 km 17:28

24 Last Quarter Moon 23:37

 

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26 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

27 Mars 4.1N of Moon 20:54

28 Saturn 4.4N of Moon 05:43

Venus 2.1N of Moon 19:00

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30 Jupiter 3.9N of Moon 08:34

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1 New Moon 00:24

 

2 Mercury at Superior Conjunction 17:00

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4 Moon at Ascending Node 07:05

Pleiades 3.6N of Moon 19:16

Mars 0.3S of Saturn 20:00

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7 Moon at Apogee: 404438 km 13:11

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9 First Quarter Moon 00:47

 Moongaze

 Pollux 2.2N of Moon 09:14

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13 Mercury at Perihelion 16:00

14 Holy Thursday

 

15 Good Friday

 

16 Full Moon 12:55

 

17 Easter

 

18 Tax Day (Taxes Due)

 Moon at Descending Node 08:01

19 Moon at Perigee: 365143 km 09:16

Antares 3.1S of Moon 11:36

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22 Earth Day

 Lyrid Meteor Shower 12:00

23 Last Quarter Moon 05:56

 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

24 Saturn 4.5N of Moon 14:56

25 Mars 3.9N of Moon 16:06

26 Venus 3.8N of Moon 19:51

27 Administrative Professionals

 Jupiter 3.6N of Moon 02:23

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29 Arbor Day

 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 20.6E

 Mercury 1.3S of Pleiades 13:31

30 New Moon 14:28

 Venus 0.2 of Jupiter 14:00

 Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.640 14:41


 

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 Moon at Ascending Node 13:53

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 Pleiades 3.6N of Moon 03:00

 Mercury 1.8N of Moon 08:17

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5 Cinco De Mayo

 Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower 02:00

 Uranus in Conjunction with Sun 03:00

 Moon at Apogee: 405287 km 06:46

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 Pollux 2.1N of Moon 16:56

7 Moongaze

 

8 Mother's Day

 First Quarter Moon 18:21

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15 Full Moon 22:14

 Venus at Aphelion 09:00

 Total Lunar Eclipse; mag-1.414 22:11

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 Antares 3.1S of Moon 20:48

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 Moon at Perigee: 360298 km 09:23

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21 Armed Forces Day

 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 13:00

 Saturn 4.5N of Moon 22:43

 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

22 Last Quarter Moon 12:43

 

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 Mars 2.8N of Moon 13:24

 Jupiter 3.3N of Moon 17:59

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 Venus 0.2N of Moon: Occn. 20:52

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 Moon at Ascending Node 20:33

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 Mars 0.6S of Jupiter 03:00

30 Memorial Day

 New Moon 05:30

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 Moon at Apogee: 406191 KM 19:14

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 Pollux 2.1N of Moon 23:42

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7 First Quarter Moon 08:48

 

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11 Moongaze

 

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 Moon at Descending Node 04:02

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 Antares 3.1S of Moon 07:26

14 Flag Day

 Moon at Perigee: 357434 km 17:21

 Full Moon 05:52

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 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 23.2 W 09:00

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 Saturn 4.3N of Moon 06:22

19 Father's Day

 

20 Last Quarter Moon 21:11

 

21 Start of Summer (Summer Solstice)

 Summer Solstice 03:14

 Mars at Perihelion: 1.38130 AU 07:00

 Jupiter 2.7N of Moon 07:32

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 Mercury 2.8 of Aldebaran 12:08

 Mars 0.9N of Moon 12:16

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25 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 Moon at Ascending Node 01:10

 Pleiades 3.5N of Moon 15:27

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 Venus 2.7S of Moon 02:11

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 Mercury 3.9S of Moon 02:19

28 New Moon 20:52


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 Moon at Apogee: 406581 km 00:08

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 Pollux 2.2N of Moon 05:46

 Venus 4.0N of Moon 20:45

 


 

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4 Indep. Day

 Earth at Aphelion: 1.01672 AU 01:00

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6 First Quarter Moon 20:14

 

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9 Moongaze

 Moon at Descending Node 11:28

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 Mercury at Perihelion 16:00

 Antares 3.0S of Moon 17:50

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13 Full Moon 12:37

 

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 Saturn 4.0N of Moon 14:16

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 Mercury at Superior Conjunction 13:00

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 Jupiter 2.2N or Moon 18:55

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20 Last Quarter Moon 08:18

 

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 Mars 1.1S of Moon: Occn. 10:46

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 Moon at Ascending Node 03:21

 Pleiades 3.4N of Moon 21:29

23 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

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 Venus 4.2S of Moon 08:12

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28 New Moon 11:55

 Delta-Aquarid Meteor Shower 03:00

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 Spica 4.6S of Moon 15:26

 Mercury 0.6N of Regulus

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5 First Quarter Moon 05:06

 Moon at Descending Node 14:30

6 Moongaze

 

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 Antares 2.8S of Moon 02:29

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 Moon at Perigee: 359830 km 11:14

11 Full Moon 19:36

 Saturn 3.9N of Moon 21:55

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 Perseid Meteor Shower 19:00

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 Saturn at Opposition 11:00

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 Jupiter 1.9N of Moon 03:37

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18 Last Quarter Moon 22:36

 Moon at Ascending Node 04:59

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 Pleiades 3.1N of Moon 04:32

 Mars 2.7S of Moon 06:16

20 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

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 Moon at Apogee: 405419 km 15:53

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 Mercury at Aphelion 15:00

 Pollux 2.1N of Moon 18:17

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 Venus 4.3S of Moon 14:58

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27 New Moon 02:17

 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 27.3E 10:00

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 Spica 4.4S of Moon 20:59

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 Moon at Descending Node 15:12

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3 First Quarter Moon 12:08

 Moongaze

 Antares 2.5S of Moon 08:56

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 Venus at Perihelion 17:00

5 Labor Day

 

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 Mars 4.2N of Aldebaran 15:28

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 Moon at Perigee: 364491 km 12:17

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 Saturn 3.9N of Moon 04:31

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10 Full Moon 03:59

 

11 Patriot Day

 Jupiter 1.8N of Moon 09:11

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 Moon at Ascending Node 08:49

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 Pleiades 2.9N of Moon 12:50

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 Neptune at Opposition 15:00

 Mars 3.6S of Moon 19:41

17 Last Quarter Moon 15:52

 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

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 Moon at Apogee: 404556 km 08:44

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 Pollux 1.9N of Moon 01:40

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22 Start of Fall (Autumnal Equinox)

 Autumnal Equinox 19:04

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 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 01:00

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25 New Moon 15:54

 

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 Jupiter at Opposition 12:00

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 Spica 4.3S of Moon 03:22

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 Moon at Descending Node 17:43

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 Antares 2.4S of Moon 14:20

 


 

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1 Moongaze

 

2 First Quarter Moon 18:14

 

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 Moon at Perigee: 369 km 11::01

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 Saturn 4.1N of Moon 09:51

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 Mercury at Perihelion 15:00

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 Jupiter 2.1N of Moon 12:06

 Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.0W 15:00

9 Full Moon 14:55

 

10 Columbus Day

 

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 Moon at Ascending Node15:49

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 Pleiades 2.7N of Moon 21:46

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 Mars 3.6S of Moon 22:28

15 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

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17 Last Quarter Moon 11:15

 Moon at Apogee: 404330 km 04:21

 Pollux 1.8N of Moon 09:41

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 Orionid Meteor Shower 12:00

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 Venus at Superior Conjunction 15:00

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25 New Moon 04:49

 Partial Solar Eclipse: mag=0.862 05:00


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 Moon at Descending Node 00:30

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 Antares 2.3S of Moon 20:48

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 Moon at Perigee: 368289 km 08:48

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1 First Quarter Moon 00:37

 Saturn 4.2N of Moon 15:08

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 Jupiter 2.4N of Moon 14:19

5 Moongaze

 S Taurid Meteor Shower 12:00

6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

 

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 Moon at Ascending Node 23:08

8 Election Day

Full Moon 04:02

 Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.359 03:59

 Mercury at Superior Conjunction 09:00

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 Uranus at Opposition 02:00

 Pleiades 2.7N of Moon 05:16

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11 Veterans Day

 Mars 2.5S of Moon 06:43

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 N Taurid Meteor Shower 10:00

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 Pollux 1.7N of Moon 16:43

 Moon at Apogee: 404924 km 23:41

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16 Last Quarter Moon 06:27

 

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 Leonid Meteor Shower 17:00

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19 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

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 Spica 4.3S of Moon 20:36

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 Moon at Descending Node 09:23

23 New Moon 15:57

 

24 Thanksgiving Day

 

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 Moon at Perigee: 362826 km 18:30

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 Saturn 4.2N of Moon 21:49

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30 First Quarter Moon 07:36

 

 


 

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 Jupiter 2.5N of Moon 17:52

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3 Moongaze

 

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 Moon at Ascending Node 05:39

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 Pleiades 2.7N of Moon 12:26

7 Full Moon 21:08

 Mars 0.5S of Moon: Occn. 21:21

 Mars at Opposition 21:00

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 Pollux 1.8N of Moon 00:06

 Moon at Apogee: 405869 km 17:30

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 Geminid Meteor Shower 06:00

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16 Last Quarter Moon 01:56

 

17 Leasburg Dam State Park Public Observing

 

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 Spica 4.1S of Moon06:37

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 Moon at Descending Node 18:38

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21 Start of Winter (Winter Solstice)

 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 20.1E 08:00

 Winter Solstice 14:48

 Antares 2.3S of Moon 15:43

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 Ursid Meteor Shower 14:00

23 New Moon 03:17

 

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 Moon at Perigee: 358270 km 01:32

 Venus 3.5N of Moon 04:29

 Mercury 3.8N of Moon 11:31

25 Christmas

 

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 Saturn 4.0N of Moon 09:11

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29 First Quarter Moon 18:21

 Mercury 1.4N of Venus

 Jupiter 2.3N of Moon 03:29

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