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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury2h 9m 34.54s9° 31' 49.25"0.856 4:37AM7611:17AM60 5:57PM285
Venus0h 53m 22.35s4° 22' 30.26"0.585 3:38AM83 9:58AM55 4:18PM277
Mars5h 13m 2.27s23° 47' 47.05"2.484 6:45AM57 2:16PM74 9:48PM303
Jupiter12h 52m 23.67s-3° 59' 51.97"4.696 3:57PM95 9:46PM46 3:38AM265
Saturn17h 43m 9.99s-22° 0' 33.98"9.146 9:53PM119 2:40AM28 7:22AM241
Uranus1h 37m 58.55s9° 35' 13.46"20.770 3:59AM7710:34AM59 5:10PM283
Neptune23h 1m 44.81s-7° 10' 41.01"30.193 2:20AM99 7:58AM43 1:36PM261
Pluto19h 21m 33.52s-21° 15' 56.31"32.67211:29PM118 4:18AM28 9:04AM242
Sun3h 46m 52.69s19° 55' 14.49"1.012 5:34AM6212:53PM70 8:13PM298
Moon22h 50m 1.95s-8° 34' 8.91"383402.160 3:44AM8810:03AM52 4:31PM276
Events this Month
WhenWhat
5/2/2017 9:48:00 PMFirst Quarter Moon
5/4/2017 5:16:00 AMMoon is 0.52° South of Regulus
5/7/2017 2:00:00 AMMars is 6.24° North of Aldebaran
5/7/2017 4:27:00 PMMoon is 2.11° North of Jupiter
5/7/2017 6:00:00 PMMercury is 2.23° South of Uranus
5/10/2017 4:44:00 PMFull Moon
5/13/2017 5:48:00 PMMoon is 3.07° North of Saturn
5/15/2017 4:05:00 PMMoon is 2.36° North of Pluto
5/17/2017 6:25:00 PMMercury reaches 25.8° West of the Sun
5/18/2017 7:34:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
5/20/2017 12:32:00 AMMoon is 0.47° South of Neptune
5/22/2017 7:32:00 AMMoon is 2.39° South of Venus
5/22/2017 11:41:00 PMMoon is 3.9° South of Uranus
5/23/2017 8:20:00 PMMoon is 1.61° South of Mercury
5/25/2017 2:46:00 PMNew Moon
5/25/2017 11:06:00 PMMoon is 0.57° North of Aldebaran
5/31/2017 11:34:00 AMMoon is 0.25° South of Regulus
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird QuarterThird QuarterWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent123
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