April 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
4 Venus is 4° 7' south of the Moon. 2009
5 NEW MOON 2255
7 The moon is at perigee. 1429
8 Pleiades is 1° south of the Moon. 2038
12 Mars is 1° 2' south of the Moon. 0035
12 FIRST QUARTER 1332
13 Beehive is 0° 1' south of the Moon. 1418
15 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 0° 8' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 0823
15 Saturn is 2° 8' north of the Moon. 1342
16 Mercury is in superior conjunction. 0206
19 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 2° 7' north of the Moon. 1736
20 FULL MOON 0525
23 The Moon is at apogee. 0434
23 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 3' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 1157
26 Jupiter is 4° 8' south of Saturn. 1127
27 Jupiter is 3° north of the Moon. 0011
28 LAST QUARTER 0912

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