SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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

April 2016

Day Time (MESZ) Event
04 Mon 20:45 Begin of visibility of Mercury in the W evening sky
06 Wed 9:30-10:20 Occultation of Venus by the Moon during daytime
07 Thu 13:24 New Moon
10 Sun 20h-1h Moon in Hyades open cluster, numerous star occultations
11 Mon 22:07 occultation of star 117 Tau (5.8 mag) by the Moon
14 Thu 05:59 Moon first quarter
16 Sat Moon close to Regulus
17 Sun 21:50 occultation of star 37 Sex (6.4 mag) by the Moon
18 Mon 21:30 Mercury (0.1 mag) in greatest eastern elongation, favourable visibility in the W evening sky, ca. 6 above horizon
21 Thu 02:34 Occultation of 51 Vir (4.4 mag) by the Moon
22 Fri 07:24 Full Moon
24 Sun End of evening visibility of Mercury
25 Mon Moon 4 north of Mars (-1.3 mag) and 9 WNW of Saturn (0.2 mag)
26 Tue Moon 4 NE of Saturn (0.2 mag)
30 Sat Moon last quarter

Visibility of planets in April:

Mercury: in Pisces/Aries, visible until ca. 24.4. in the W evening sky
Venus: in Pisces; invisible
Mars: in Scorpius; almost all the night
Jupiter: in Leo; first half of the night
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; almost all the night
Uranus: in Pisces; invisible
Neptune: in Aquarius; invisible

February 2016

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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