SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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





April 2014



Day Time (MESZ) Event
03 Thu 21:13.8 Moon occults SAO 93777 (6.1, multiple) until 22:14.9
03 Thu 22:06 Jupiter: Ganymede eclipsed until 01:28
05 Sat 20:04.7 Moon occults SAO 94920 (6.8, double) until 20:58.5
05 Sat 20:11.1 Moon occults SAO 94927 (7.0) until 21:23.7
06 Sun 00:29 Jupiter: Callisto eclipse begins
06 Sun 20:02.7 Moon occults 26 Gem (5.2, double) until 21:18.3
06 Sun 22.2h Moon 6 lower left of Jupiter (-2.2)
07 Mon 10:31 Moon: first quarter (topocentric: 09:19)
07 Mon 21:00.9 Moon occults 68 Gem (5.3, double) until 22:22.1
09 Wed 3h comet C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS) (10) 3' right of mu CrB (5.1)
10 Thu 00:11 Jupiter: Io eclipse ends
14 Mon 3h comet PanSTARRS (9.5) 7' below NGC 5899 galaxy
14 Mon 14:53 Mars closest to Earth (0.618 AU, -1.4, dia. 15.16")
14 Mon 20h Moon 4.2 lower right of Mars (-1.4)
14 Mon 21:13.2 Moon occults SAO 139175 (5.6, double) until 22:06.4
15 Tue 09:42 Full Moon (topocentric: 10:25), total lunar eclipse, invisible from central Europe
16 Wed 20:06 Venus (-4.2) extremely close to lambda Aqr (3.7), observe in the morning
16 Wed 22:10 Jupiter: Europa eclipse ends
17 Thu 04:06.5 Moon occults nu Lib (5.2) until 04:48.4
17 Thu 6.3h Moon 2.4 lower right of Saturn (0.2)
18 Fri 20:35 Jupiter: Io eclipse ends
22 Tue 09:52 Moon: last quarter (topocentric: 11:27), largest since 2.9.1999
22 Tue 22:44 Jupiter: Callisto eclipse ends
23 Wed 4h comet PanSTARRS (9) 0.4 upper right of NGC 5633 galaxy
24 Thu 00:49 Jupiter: Europa eclipse ends
25 Fri 4h asteroid (4)Vesta (5.8) 1.5' lower left of 78 Vir (4.9)
25 Fri 22:30 Jupiter: Io eclipse ends
26 Sat 5.4h Moon 5.1 left of Venus (-4.1)
27 Sun 23h comet PanSTARRS (9) upper right of NGC 5425 galaxy
29 Tue 08:14 Full Moon (topocentric: 07:24), annular solar eclipse, invisible from Europe
29 Tue 23h comet PanSTARRS (8.5) 0.6 right of eta UMa



Visibility of planets in April:

Mercury: in Pisces/Aries, invisible
Venus: in Capricornus/Aquarius, eastern morning sky
Mars: in Virgo, almost all the night, opposition 8. April
Jupiter: in Gemini; first half of the night
Saturn: in Libra; almost all the night
Uranus: in Pisces; invisible
Neptune: in Aquarius; invisible


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