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May 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
2 Pleiades is 2° south of Mercury. 1509
3 Jupiter is 2° 4' north of Saturn. 1200
5 NEW MOON 0718
5 The Moon is at perigee. 2222
10 Mars is 0° 3' south of the Moon. 0844
11 FIRST QUARTER 2247
12 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 1° 2' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 1414
12 Saturn is 3° north of the Moon. 1908
13 Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 21° 8' east of the Sun. 2259
16 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 2° 8' north of the Moon. 2335
19 FULL MOON 2111
20 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 2' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 1806
20 The Moon is at apogee. 0927
22 Jupiter is 0° of Venus. 2051
24 Jupiter is 2° 7' north of the Moon. 0620
27 LAST QUARTER 2157

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