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September 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
1 Venus is 5 6' north of the Moon. 1540
1 Mercury is 3 1' north of the Moon. 1816
3 Saturn is in conjunction with the Sun. 2041
6 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0 3' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 2156
6 Mercury is 2 5' north of Mars. 2206
7 FIRST QUARTER 0904
7 The Moon is at apogee. 0958
9 Jupiter is 3 1' north of the Moon. 1526
10 Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 26 9' east of the Sun. 2259
11 Venus is 0 3' north of Mars. 2123
12 Mercury is 3 6' north of Venus. 1048
12 Uranus is at opposition. 2120
15 FULL MOON. 0413
18 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 2 4' north of the Moon. 2239
19 The Moon is at perigee. 2217
19 Pleiades is 1 south of the Moon. 2227
22 LAST QUARTER 0004
22 Equinox. 1045
22 Mercury is 4 north of Mars. 1901
23 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 2 north of Mercury. 1554
24 Jupiter is 2 3' north of Saturn. 2049
27 Saturn is 4 8' north of the Moon. 1453
15 NEW MOON. 0312

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