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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury19h 34m 1.49s-20° 57' 54.95"0.991 5:39AM11710:27AM29 3:15PM243
Venus19h 14m 23.44s-21° 56' 42.21"1.381 5:24AM11810:09AM28 2:54PM242
Mars15h 2m 32.00s-15° 42' 35.40"1.31112:43AM111 5:49AM3410:55AM249
Jupiter11h 31m 25.88s4° 36' 42.53"4.579 7:51PM83 2:13AM54 8:30AM277
Saturn16h 52m 59.23s-20° 51' 58.66"10.424 2:48AM117 7:35AM2912:22PM243
Uranus1h 4m 1.33s6° 9' 12.45"20.451 9:21AM81 3:44PM5610:08PM279
Neptune22h 41m 33.45s-9° 7' 49.29"30.877 7:51AM101 1:22PM41 6:53PM259
Pluto19h 8m 55.46s-20° 56' 46.34"33.874 5:03AM117 9:50AM29 2:37PM243
Sun21h 19m 25.49s-15° 36' 54.30"0.986 6:58AM10912:11PM35 5:24PM251
Moon19h 49m 53.43s-16° 40' 12.12"375487.286 7:29AM102 1:10PM41 6:58PM261
Events this Month
WhenWhat
1/31/2016 9:29:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
2/1/2016 2:50:00 AMMoon is 2.73° North of Mars
2/3/2016 12:46:00 PMMoon is 3.49° North of Saturn
2/5/2016 4:00:00 PMVenus is 1.1° South of Pluto
2/6/2016 12:43:00 AMMoon is 3.22° North of Pluto
2/6/2016 1:32:00 AMMoon is 4.32° North of Venus
2/6/2016 10:48:00 AMMoon is 3.78° North of Mercury
2/6/2016 7:25:00 PMMercury reaches 25.6° West of the Sun
2/8/2016 8:40:00 AMNew Moon
2/9/2016 6:20:00 PMMoon is 2.07° North of Neptune
2/12/2016 7:46:00 AMMoon is 1.73° South of Uranus
2/15/2016 1:48:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
2/16/2016 2:06:00 AMMoon is 0.34° North of Aldebaran
2/22/2016 7:15:00 AMMoon is 2.5° South of Regulus
2/22/2016 12:21:00 PMFull Moon
2/23/2016 10:03:00 PMMoon is 1.69° South of Jupiter
2/28/2016 9:48:00 AMNeptune in conjunction with the Sun
2/29/2016 12:17:00 PMMoon is 3.58° North of Mars
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
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