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Sun, Moon, and Stars: April 2000

Movement of the heavenly bodies: April, 2000

 

April Calendar

Day Phenomenon Hour
(UT)
Hour
(EST)
2 Mercury is 1 degree 6 minutes north of the Moon. 1200 7 am
3 Venus is 3 degrees north of the Moon. 0600 1 am
4 NEW MOON 1800 1 pm
6 Mars is 5 degrees north of the Moon. 1000 5 am
6 Jupiter is 4 degrees north of the Moon. 1100 6 am
6 Saturn is 3 degrees north of the Moon. 2100 4 pm
6 Mars is 1 degree 1 minute north of Jupiter. 2300 6 pm
8 The Moon is at its perigee, or closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit. 2200 5 pm
11 FIRST QUARTER 1400 9 am
16 Mars is 2 degrees north of Saturn. 2300 6 pm
18 FULL MOON 1800 1 pm
24 The Moon is at its apogee, or farthest point from Earth in its monthly orbit. 1200 7 am
26 Neptune is 1 degree 0 minutes north of the Moon. The planet is occulted, or hidden from view, by the moon. 1800 1 pm
26 LAST QUARTER 1900 2 pm
27 Uranus is 1 degree 3 minutes north of the Moon. 2200 5 pm
28 Mercury is 0 degrees 3 minutes south of Venus. 0900 4 am