Twin City Amateur Astronomers

Current Observing Conditions

Current conditions at the Sugar Grove Observatory
Clear Sky Clock for SGO
Moon Phase The ultraviolet Sun

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Planets Today
PlanetRiseRise AzTransitAltSetTimeSet Az
Mercury 8:57AM114 1:54PM31 6:50PM245
Venus 8:11AM116 1:01PM30 5:51PM244
Mars 3:15PM114 8:13PM31 1:08AM245
Jupiter 9:36AM114 2:32PM31 7:31PM246
Saturn12:34PM120 5:13PM27 9:56PM240
Uranus 6:08PM7512:53AM61 7:34AM285
Neptune 4:20PM9910:01PM42 3:39AM261
Pluto 1:35PM119 6:17PM2811:03PM241
Sun 7:14AM10312:41PM39 6:08PM256
Moon 5:04PM9710:11PM40 3:53AM260
Events this Month
10/2/2018 3:45:00 AMLast Quarter Moon
10/8/2018 9:47:00 PMNew Moon
10/10/2018 8:49:00 AMMoon is 3.15° North of Venus
10/11/2018 3:20:00 PMMoon is 4.10° North of Jupiter
10/14/2018 9:00:00 AMMercury is 6.81° North of Venus
10/14/2018 8:46:00 PMMoon is 1.80° South of Saturn
10/16/2018 3:13:00 AMMoon is 1.16° South of Pluto
10/16/2018 12:02:00 PMFirst Quarter Moon
10/18/2018 7:02:00 AMMoon is 1.95° North of Mars
10/20/2018 4:14:00 PMMoon is 2.50° North of Neptune
10/23/2018 6:47:00 PMUranus at Opposition, 3.7arcsec, 5.7 magnitude
10/24/2018 6:31:00 AMMoon is 4.74° North of Uranus
10/24/2018 10:45:00 AMFull Moon
10/26/2018 8:16:00 AMVenus in inferior conjunction with the Sun
10/31/2018 10:40:00 AMLast Quarter Moon
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
<October 2018>
30Waning GibbousThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonNew MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird Quarter123