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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury5h 7m 9.64s22° 6' 24.28"1.182 4:37AM5912:06PM73 7:36PM302
Venus6h 32m 15.14s23° 52' 54.90"1.727 5:52AM58 1:23PM73 8:55PM302
Mars15h 20m 2.35s-20° 55' 44.85"0.547 5:08PM118 9:54PM29 2:45AM242
Jupiter11h 10m 10.24s6° 39' 50.33"5.64811:23AM81 5:47PM5612:11AM279
Saturn16h 40m 28.09s-20° 23' 41.24"9.078 6:25PM11711:14PM29 4:07AM243
Uranus1h 28m 54.10s8° 39' 42.08"20.302 1:34AM78 8:06AM58 2:38PM282
Neptune22h 54m 5.37s-7° 55' 36.78"29.57811:52PM100 5:32AM4211:07AM260
Pluto19h 10m 3.00s-21° 3' 27.50"32.134 8:58PM118 1:48AM29 6:34AM242
Sun6h 11m 44.53s23° 24' 35.32"1.016 5:28AM58 1:00PM73 8:31PM302
Moon21h 6m 49.76s-13° 54' 27.91"382961.20512:38AM92 5:54AM4411:53AM265
Events this Month
WhenWhat
6/1/2016 9:15:00 AMMoon is 2.42° South of Uranus
6/1/2016 11:00:00 PMVenus is 5.33° North of Aldebaran
6/3/2016 1:38:00 AMSaturn at Opposition, 18.4arcmin, 0.0 magnitude
6/3/2016 4:48:00 AMMoon is 0.74° South of Mercury
6/4/2016 2:15:00 PMMoon is 0.5° North of Aldebaran
6/4/2016 8:08:00 PMMoon is 4.95° South of Venus
6/4/2016 10:01:00 PMNew Moon
6/5/2016 3:47:00 AMMercury reaches 24.2° West of the Sun
6/6/2016 4:43:00 PMVenus in superior conjunction with the Sun
6/10/2016 10:13:00 AMMoon is 1.99° South of Regulus
6/11/2016 2:39:00 PMMoon is 1.49° South of Jupiter
6/12/2016 3:11:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
6/18/2016 7:18:00 PMMoon is 3.25° North of Saturn
6/19/2016 3:00:00 PMMercury is 3.94° North of Aldebaran
6/20/2016 6:03:00 AMFull Moon
6/20/2016 5:34:00 PMSummer Solstice
6/21/2016 2:57:00 PMMoon is 2.92° North of Pluto
6/25/2016 7:35:00 PMMoon is 1.19° North of Neptune
6/27/2016 1:20:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
6/28/2016 5:33:00 PMMoon is 2.7° South of Uranus
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
<June 2016>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
293031Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
New MoonNew MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
First QuarterFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent12
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