January

January

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
DayPhenomenonHour
2Earth is at perihelion.0100
3LAST QUARTER1800
4Jupiter is 0° 4' north of the Moon. Occultation of Jupiter by the Moon.0200
6Saturn is 7° south of Pollux, the brightest star in the constellation Gemini.1000
7Mars is 3° north of the Moon.1900
7Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 1° 3' south of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon.2000
7Mars is 5° north of Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius.2100
9Mercury is 5° north of the Moon.0200
9Venus is 5° north of the Moon.0300
10The Moon is at perigee.1000
10NEW MOON1200
11Neptune is 5° north of the Moon.2300
13Uranus is 4° north of the Moon.0800
13Saturn is at opposition.2300
14Mercury is 0° 3' south of Venus.0100
17FIRST QUARTER0700
23The Moon is at apogee.1900
24Saturn is 5° south of the Moon.0800
25FULL MOON1100
31Jupiter is 0° 9' north of the Moon. Occultation of Jupiter by the Moon.1100

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