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July 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
1 Jupiter is 0° 7' south of Saturn. 0515
1 Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 21° 8' west of the Sun. 1259
2 NEW MOON 2119
6 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 1° 7' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 0646
6 Mars is 2° 7' north of the Moon. 1302
6 Saturn is 3° 6' north of the Moon. 1727
9 Jupiter is at opposition. 0348
9 FIRST QUARTER 2335
10 Mars is 0° 6' south of Saturn. 1733
13 The Moon is at apogee. 2313
14 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 3' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 0640
17 Jupiter is 2° 9' north of the Moon. 0726
18 FULL MOON 0259
25 LAST QUARTER 1342
27 Pleiades is 1° 1' south of the Moon. 1108
29 Mercury is in superior conjunction. 1456
29 The Moon is at perigee. 1824

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