SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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





August 2014



Day Time (MESZ) Event
04 Mon 02:50 Moon: first quarter
10 Sun 20:10 Full Moon
12 Tue 24-3h Maximum of Perseid meteor shower
17 Sun 14:26 Moon: last quarter
18 Mon 2h Moon between Hyades and Pleiades cluster
18 Mon 4h Venus (-3.9) 13 arcmin north of Jupiter (-1.8)
23 Sat 05h Moon close to Jupiter and Venus in the E morning sky
25 Mon 16:13 New Moon
27 Wed 21:40 Mars 3.5 south of Saturn, deep in the SW evening sky
31 Sun 21h Moon 0.5 south of Saturn, SW evening sky



Visibility of planets in August:

Mercury: in Cancer/Leo; invisible
Venus: in Gemini/Cancer; eastern morning sky
Mars: in Libra; SW evening sky
Jupiter: in Cancer; end of August in the SE morning sky
Saturn: in Libra; SW evening sky
Uranus: in Pisces; second half of the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; almost all the night



September 2014



Day Time (MESZ) Event
02 Tue 13:11 Moon: first quarter (topocentric: 11:36)
04 Thu 21h Moon: Golden Handle visible
05 Fri 19:26 Venus (-3.9) 44' from Regulus (1.4), observe at dawn
09 Tue 03:38 Full Moon (topocentric: 05:06)
11 Thu 3.6h Moon 0.46 from Uranus (5.7) (limb at 0.18)
11 Thu 22:45.2 Moon occults omicron Psc (4.3) until 23:45.7
12 Fri 05:26 Jupiter: shadows of Ganymede and Callisto for 94 minutes
16 Tue 00:59.9 Moon occults 115 Tau (5.4, multiple) until 01:58.2
16 Tue 04:05 Moon: last quarter (topocentric: 03:23)
16 Tue 04:47 Jupiter: Io eclipse begins
16 Tue 21h comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) (9) between 8 Vul (5.8) and alpha Vul (4.4)
17 Wed 02:09.0 Moon occults SAO 95572 (6.3) until 03:09.8
17 Wed 02:52.8 Moon occults SAO 95602 (6.8) until 03:50.5
17 Wed 16:01 Venus (-3.9) 3' from chi Leo (4.6, multiple), observe at dawn, difficult
18 Thu 03:24 Mars (0.7) 32' from delta Sco (2.3, double), observe in the evening
19 Fri 00:39 Mars (0.7) 2.5 from beta 1 Sco (2.6, multiple), observe in the evening
20 Sat 04:54 Jupiter: Europa eclipse begins
20 Sat 20h30 comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) (9.5) 1 right of Cr 399 the Coathanger
20 Sat 20:41 Mercury (0.1) 33' from Spica (1.0), very difficult
21 Sun 01:07 Venus (-3.9) 17' from sigma Leo (4.0), very difficult
21 Sun 05:20.2 Moon occults SAO 117851 (6.8) until 06:14.7
23 Tue 04:29 September equinox (equilux: 25 Thu, 19h)
23 Tue 06:40 Jupiter: Io eclipse begins
23 Tue 7h Moon 5 from Venus (-3.9), very difficult
24 Wed 08:14 New Moon (topocentric: 06:51)
27 Sat 20.1h Moon 6 from Saturn (0.6)
27 Sat 20:14 Venus (-3.9) 44' from beta Vir (3.6), observe at dawn, very difficult
28 Sun 15:27 Mars (0.8) 3.1 from Antares (1.1, double)
29 Mon 03:37 Jupiter: Europa transits, shadows of Europa and Callisto for 31 minutes
29 Mon 19.9h Moon 5 from Mars (0.8)
30 Tue 05:19 Jupiter: Ganymede eclipse ends



Visibility of planets in September:

Mercury: in Virgo; invisible
Venus: in Leo/Virgo; until ca. mid-September in the eastern morning sky
Mars: in Libra/Scorpius; SW evening sky
Jupiter: in Cancer; SE morning sky
Saturn: in Libra; SW evening sky
Uranus: in Pisces; almost all the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; almost all the night


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