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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury21h 3m 21.07s-13° 53' 17.14"0.692 7:01AM10812:13PM36 5:25PM252
Venus22h 6m 49.56s-13° 16' 59.56"1.530 8:21AM105 1:43PM38 7:05PM255
Mars22h 51m 52.88s-8° 10' 29.69"2.088 8:45AM99 2:22PM42 8:01PM261
Jupiter9h 26m 13.83s16° 4' 20.42"4.363 5:46PM6812:50AM66 7:48AM292
Saturn16h 5m 12.24s-18° 48' 27.40"10.358 2:34AM115 7:29AM3112:24PM245
Uranus0h 48m 31.20s4° 30' 15.28"20.378 9:53AM83 4:11PM5410:29PM277
Neptune22h 32m 1.63s-10° 0' 27.35"30.822 8:27AM103 1:55PM40 7:23PM257
Pluto18h 59m 13.47s-20° 36' 9.25"33.711 5:34AM11710:23AM29 3:11PM243
Sun20h 35m 33.48s-18° 38' 45.81"0.985 7:09AM11312:10PM32 5:11PM247
Moon2h 9m 30.57s11° 4' 3.11"376725.14312:59PM66 8:17PM67 2:41AM293
Events this Month
WhenWhat
1/2/2015 6:00:00 AMMoon is 1.38° North of Aldebaran
1/3/2015 5:35:00 PMPluto in conjunction with the Sun
1/4/2015 10:54:00 PMFull Moon
1/8/2015 8:01:00 PMMoon is 4.12° South of Regulus
1/13/2015 3:48:00 AMLast Quarter Moon
1/13/2015 3:52:00 AMMoon is 3.09° North of Spica
1/14/2015 2:32:00 PMMercury reaches 18.9° East of the Sun
1/16/2015 5:33:00 AMMoon is 1.85° North of Saturn
1/19/2015 5:21:00 AMMoon is 2.91° North of Pluto
1/19/2015 3:00:00 PMMars is 0.23° South of Neptune
1/20/2015 7:15:00 AMNew Moon
1/21/2015 11:40:00 AMMoon is 2.97° North of Mercury
1/22/2015 6:47:00 PMMoon is 3.92° North of Neptune
1/22/2015 10:41:00 PMMoon is 3.93° North of Mars
1/25/2015 5:53:00 AMMoon is 0.62° North of Uranus
1/26/2015 10:50:00 PMFirst Quarter Moon
1/29/2015 11:32:00 AMMoon is 1.18° North of Aldebaran
1/30/2015 7:46:00 AMMercury in inferior conjunction with the Sun
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28293031Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonNew MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
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