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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury21h 37m 15.60s-16° 23' 48.21"1.368 6:26AM10911:38AM35 4:50PM251
Venus0h 30m 36.76s8° 44' 14.31"0.403 7:40AM77 2:15PM59 8:51PM283
Mars1h 4m 10.53s6° 44' 30.32"1.983 8:25AM80 2:54PM57 9:23PM281
Jupiter13h 25m 41.11s-7° 23' 46.58"4.771 9:28PM99 3:09AM42 8:46AM261
Saturn17h 42m 40.60s-22° 4' 41.15"10.408 2:44AM119 7:26AM2812:08PM241
Uranus1h 20m 23.05s7° 51' 7.66"20.567 8:33AM79 3:02PM58 9:32PM281
Neptune22h 51m 39.52s-8° 10' 32.91"30.927 7:00AM10012:34PM42 6:09PM260
Pluto19h 18m 55.32s-21° 14' 44.35"33.980 4:16AM118 9:02AM28 1:48PM242
Sun22h 17m 9.05s-10° 39' 6.39"0.989 6:39AM10212:10PM40 5:42PM258
Moon17h 43m 53.51s-18° 30' 53.94"401501.929 4:38AM114 9:44AM31 2:54PM247
Events this Month
WhenWhat
1/31/2017 7:10:00 PMMoon is 2.33° South of Mars
2/2/2017 2:15:00 AMMoon is 3.48° South of Uranus
2/3/2017 10:20:00 PMFirst Quarter Moon
2/5/2017 3:39:00 PMMoon is 0.24° North of Aldebaran
2/10/2017 6:34:00 PMFull Moon
2/11/2017 8:30:00 AMMoon is 0.79° South of Regulus
2/15/2017 8:58:00 AMMoon is 2.7° North of Jupiter
2/18/2017 1:34:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
2/20/2017 5:26:00 PMMoon is 3.58° North of Saturn
2/22/2017 2:20:00 PMMoon is 2.79° North of Pluto
2/23/2017 9:00:00 AMJupiter is 3.82° North of Spica
2/25/2017 8:26:00 PMMoon is 2.49° North of Mercury
2/26/2017 9:00:00 AMNew Moon
2/26/2017 3:01:00 PMMoon is 0.1° North of Neptune
2/27/2017 2:00:00 AMMars is 0.62° North of Uranus
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
293031Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst Quarter
First QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
Full MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Third QuarterWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentNew MoonWaxing Crescent1234
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