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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury17h 16m 36.51s-25° 38' 6.49"1.080 8:49AM124 1:16PM24 5:43PM236
Venus14h 58m 14.33s-15° 48' 12.70"1.659 5:54AM11210:58AM33 4:01PM248
Mars13h 8m 48.59s-6° 7' 47.57"2.280 3:22AM98 9:01AM43 2:40PM261
Jupiter14h 26m 45.27s-13° 27' 9.42"6.357 5:00AM10810:15AM36 3:30PM252
Saturn17h 44m 26.55s-22° 26' 16.83"10.927 8:51AM120 1:32PM27 6:12PM240
Uranus1h 33m 43.21s9° 8' 41.69"19.076 2:44PM77 9:18PM59 3:55AM283
Neptune22h 52m 6.58s-8° 12' 53.58"29.714 1:03PM100 6:37PM4212:15AM260
Pluto19h 14m 42.33s-21° 48' 8.59"34.09310:17AM119 3:01PM28 7:44PM241
Sun15h 45m 32.19s-19° 50' 58.90"0.988 6:52AM11611:43AM29 4:34PM243
Moon17h 43m 50.10s-19° 26' 3.08"405866.00810:53AM115 3:55PM30 9:00PM246
Events this Month
WhenWhat
11/1/2017 10:00:00 AMVenus is 3.81° North of Spica
11/2/2017 7:32:00 PMMoon is 4.19° South of Uranus
11/3/2017 11:24:00 PMFull Moon
11/5/2017 8:44:00 PMMoon is 0.76° North of Aldebaran
11/10/2017 2:38:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
11/11/2017 10:33:00 AMMoon is 0.45° North of Regulus
11/12/2017 8:00:00 AMMercury is 2.25° North of Antares
11/13/2017 12:00:00 AMVenus is 0.28° North of Jupiter
11/14/2017 6:42:00 PMMoon is 3.19° North of Mars
11/16/2017 3:27:00 PMMoon is 4.09° North of Jupiter
11/16/2017 11:41:00 PMMoon is 3.96° North of Venus
11/18/2017 5:43:00 AMNew Moon
11/20/2017 6:18:00 PMMoon is 2.99° North of Saturn
11/22/2017 1:34:00 PMMoon is 2.04° North of Pluto
11/23/2017 6:28:00 PMMercury reaches 22° East of the Sun
11/26/2017 11:04:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
11/26/2017 11:19:00 PMMoon is 1.15° South of Neptune
11/27/2017 5:00:00 PMMars is 3.36° North of Spica
11/28/2017 3:00:00 AMMercury is 3.05° South of Saturn
11/30/2017 3:37:00 AMMoon is 4.32° South of Uranus
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
<November 2017>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
293031Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull Moon
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird Quarter
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew Moon
New MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
First QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous12
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