SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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

January 2015

Day Time (MEZ) Event
05 Mon 05:54 Full Moon
08 Thu 7h Moon 5 south of Jupiter (-2.5mag)
11 Sun 0h Minor planet (511)Davida (11.5mag) passes through galaxy M90 (9.5mag)
13 Tue 10:47 Moon last quarter
14 Wed 22h Mercury greatest eastern elongation (19)
16 Fri 07h Moon 3 NW of Saturn (0.5mag)
19 Mon 20h Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)(ca. 8.5mag) 9 W of M45 Pleiades cluster
20 Tue 13:27 New Moon
21 Wed 18h Venus (-3.9mag), Mercury (0.2mag) and thin lunar crescent deep in the SW horizon
21 Wed 20h Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)(ca. 8.5mag) 2 N of NGC 1156 galaxy (11.7mag)
26 Mon 19:30 Apollo asteroid (357439) 2004BL86 (9.6mag) in M48 open cluster
27 Tue 05:49 Moon first quarter
27 Tue 06:30 Apollo asteroid (357439) 2004BL86 (9.1mag) in M44 open cluster
30 Fri 15h Mercury lower conjunction

Visibility of planets in January:

Mercury: in Capricornus; from 10. - 19. Jan in the SW evening sky
Venus: in Capricornus/Aquarius; SW evening sky
Mars: in Aquarius; SW evening sky
Jupiter: in Leo; almost all the night
Saturn: in Libra/Scorpius; SE morning sky
Uranus: in Pisces; first half of the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; SW evening sky

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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