SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

Important note: The times of the events are for Munich and in MEZ or MESZ, if applicable !!





January 2016



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Day Time (MEZ) Event
02 Sat 6:31 Moon last quarter
03 Sun Earth in perihel
03 Sun 6h Moon 6 east of Mars (1.2 mag)
04 Mon 4h Moon 4 west of Mars (1.2 mag)
07 Thu 6h triple conjunction thin lunar crescent-Venus-Saturn
Venus(-4 mag, 3.5 from Moon), Saturn (0.5 mag, 2.5 from Moon)
09 Sat Venus (-4 mag) 5 arcmin from Saturn (0.5 mag), 5 low in the SW morning sky
10 Sun 2:31 New Moon
15 Fri Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10, 6-7 mag) close to eta UMa
17 Sun Moon first quarter
20 Wed Moon 1 west of Aldebaran (alpha Tau, 0.9 mag), occultation visible in western parts of Europe
24 Sun Full Moon



Visibility of planets in January:

Mercury: in Sagittarius, visible until 4.1. in the SW evening sky
Venus: in Libra/Ophiuchus/Sagittarius; SE morning sky
Mars: in Virgo/Libra; second half of the night
Jupiter: in Leo; second half of the night
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; SE morning sky
Uranus: in Pisces; first half of the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; SW evening sky



February 2016



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Day Time (MEZ) Event
01 Mon 4:28 Moon last quarter
04 Thu Moon close to Saturn
06 Sat 7h Crescent Moon close to Venus and Mercury
07 Sun h Mercury greatest western elongation (25.6),end of visibility
08 Mon 15:39 New Moon
13 Sat occultation of Xi1 Cet (4.4 mag) by the Moon
15 Mon Moon First Quarter
16 Tue occultation of 48 Tau (6.3 mag) by the Moon
20 Sat 0:05 occultation of 1 Cnc (5.8 mag) by the Moon
22 Mon Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10, 8 mag) close to open cluster NGC 1502
22 Mon Full Moon
24 Wed Moon close to Jupiter



Visibility of planets in February:

Mercury: in Sagittarius/Capricornus; visible until 7.2. in the SE morning sky
Venus: in Sagittarius/Capricornus; SE morning sky
Mars: in Virgo/Libra; second half of the night
Jupiter: in Leo; almost all the night
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; SE morning sky
Uranus: in Pisces; until mid-Feb in the SW evening sky
Neptune: in Aquarius; invisible


Find Iridium flares and passes of the ISS space station for Munich.

For more information please consult Heavens Above or Calsky.

See maps of the sky from Skymaps

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