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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury10h 38m 17.26s3° 36' 35.43"0.633 7:13AM84 1:28PM54 7:43PM276
Venus7h 31m 22.82s21° 9' 24.88"1.266 3:23AM6210:42AM70 6:00PM298
Mars9h 25m 55.68s16° 18' 59.44"2.652 5:31AM6912:29PM65 7:27PM291
Jupiter13h 13m 38.14s-6° 34' 30.96"5.98910:33AM99 4:11PM43 9:50PM261
Saturn17h 21m 2.73s-21° 56' 2.74"9.592 3:34PM119 8:16PM28 1:03AM241
Uranus1h 45m 33.51s10° 16' 26.55"19.42510:02PM76 4:43AM6011:21AM284
Neptune22h 59m 1.14s-7° 30' 57.86"28.978 8:16PM99 1:57AM42 7:34AM261
Pluto19h 13m 18.45s-21° 40' 0.91"32.596 5:24PM11810:08PM28 2:56AM242
Sun9h 52m 53.75s12° 51' 33.98"1.012 6:14AM73 1:00PM62 7:45PM286
Moon7h 20m 16.90s19° 5' 11.57"366230.639 5:58AM7212:59PM62 7:52PM285
Events this Month
WhenWhat
8/3/2017 2:12:00 AMMoon is 3.45° North of Saturn
8/5/2017 7:16:00 AMMoon is 2.43° North of Pluto
8/7/2017 1:12:00 PMFull Moon
8/9/2017 5:38:00 PMMoon is 0.86° South of Neptune
8/13/2017 12:18:00 AMMoon is 4.4° South of Uranus
8/14/2017 8:16:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
8/16/2017 2:05:00 AMMoon is 0.38° North of Aldebaran
8/18/2017 11:45:00 PMMoon is 2.25° South of Venus
8/20/2017 11:48:00 PMMoon is 1.55° South of Mars
8/21/2017 1:00:00 PMVenus is 7.26° South of Pollux
8/21/2017 1:31:00 PMNew Moon
8/21/2017 3:30:00 PMMoon is 0.08° North of Regulus
8/25/2017 8:02:00 AMMoon is 3.49° North of Jupiter
8/26/2017 3:43:00 PMMercury in inferior conjunction with the Sun
8/29/2017 3:00:00 AMMercury is 4.44° South of Regulus
8/29/2017 3:14:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
8/30/2017 9:05:00 AMMoon is 3.56° North of Saturn
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
<August 2017>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3031Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousThird QuarterThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous12
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