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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury13h 21m 14.15s-11° 15' 1.86"1.005 9:03AM106 2:22PM37 7:41PM254
Venus11h 16m 15.19s6° 14' 2.30"1.691 6:00AM8312:20PM55 6:39PM277
Mars16h 6m 22.25s-22° 21' 39.43"1.47712:26PM120 5:06PM27 9:45PM240
Jupiter9h 5m 23.65s17° 11' 3.69"5.976 2:57AM67 9:59AM67 5:02PM293
Saturn15h 9m 38.92s-15° 35' 44.37"10.51410:54AM110 4:01PM34 9:08PM250
Uranus0h 56m 22.05s5° 15' 56.69"19.058 7:25PM83 1:49AM55 8:09AM277
Neptune22h 29m 59.32s-10° 13' 50.15"29.034 5:52PM10311:19PM39 4:50AM257
Pluto18h 46m 6.13s-20° 35' 32.69"32.470 2:48PM117 7:36PM2912:24AM243
Sun11h 48m 6.96s1° 17' 13.77"1.004 6:44AM8912:49PM50 6:54PM271
Moon8h 44m 43.59s12° 59' 41.75"405670.879 5:13AM8311:41AM53 6:01PM274
Events this Month
WhenWhat
9/2/2014 6:12:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
9/4/2014 12:19:00 PMMoon is 2.68° North of Pluto
9/5/2014 7:00:00 AMVenus is 0.78° North of Regulus
9/8/2014 6:49:00 AMMoon is 4.56° North of Neptune
9/8/2014 8:39:00 PMFull Moon
9/10/2014 8:41:00 PMMoon is 1.11° North of Uranus
9/14/2014 8:25:00 PMMoon is 1.43° North of Aldebaran
9/15/2014 9:06:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
9/20/2014 8:00:00 PMMercury is 0.62° South of Spica
9/21/2014 2:17:00 PMMoon is 4.65° South of Regulus
9/21/2014 5:11:00 PMMercury reaches 26.4° East of the Sun
9/22/2014 9:29:00 PMAutumnal Equinox
9/23/2014 10:48:00 AMMoon is 4.02° South of Venus
9/24/2014 1:15:00 AMNew Moon
9/25/2014 8:11:00 PMMoon is 2.6° North of Spica
9/26/2014 4:34:00 AMMoon is 4.24° North of Mercury
9/27/2014 3:00:00 PMMars is 3.12° North of Antares
9/27/2014 11:26:00 PMMoon is 0.73° North of Saturn
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
<September 2014>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31Waxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonNew MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent1234
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