January

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
3 FULL MOON 1400
3 Earth is at perihelion. 2000
5 Jupiter is 5° north of Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius. 0400
6 Saturn is 0° 9' south of the Moon. Occultation of Saturn by the Moon. 1800
7 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 1° 2' south of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 0500
7 Mercury is in superior conjunction. 0600
10 The Moon is at apogee. 1600
11 LAST QUARTER 1300
11 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 1° 6' north of the Moon. Occultation of Spica by the Moon. 2000
15 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 5' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 1300
15 Jupiter is 6° north of the Moon. 1700
17 Mars is 5° north of the Moon. 0200
18 Venus is 1° 4' south of the Moon. 1800
19 NEW MOON 0400
20 Neptune is 2° north of the Moon. 1300
20 Venus is 0° 8' north of the Moon. Occultation of Venus by the Moon. 1700
22 Uranus is 0° 4' south of the Moon. Occultation of Uranus by the Moon. 0600
22 The moon is at perigee. 1300
25 FIRST QUARTER 2300

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