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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury8h 56m 40.36s19° 7' 48.49"1.340 6:33AM66 1:40PM67 8:46PM293
Venus10h 3m 4.92s7° 6' 57.67"0.333 7:57AM81 2:21PM56 8:45PM279
Mars7h 38m 27.96s22° 28' 3.55"2.578 4:43AM6012:07PM72 7:31PM300
Jupiter9h 57m 45.28s13° 20' 34.01"6.312 7:33AM72 2:21PM63 9:09PM288
Saturn15h 45m 9.61s-17° 47' 6.48"9.553 3:06PM113 8:05PM32 1:08AM247
Uranus1h 15m 54.33s7° 19' 10.85"19.70111:07PM80 5:38AM5712:06PM280
Neptune22h 43m 48.70s-8° 55' 16.33"29.113 9:31PM101 3:06AM41 8:38AM259
Pluto18h 57m 48.93s-20° 49' 12.55"31.973 6:30PM11711:17PM29 4:08AM243
Sun8h 30m 57.06s18° 55' 24.94"1.015 5:53AM65 1:03PM68 8:12PM295
Moon18h 11m 34.21s-18° 18' 47.57"375944.953 8:15PM106   6:09AM251
Events this Month
WhenWhat
7/1/2015 9:00:00 AMVenus is 0.4° South of Jupiter
7/1/2015 9:21:00 PMFull Moon
7/2/2015 5:29:00 AMMoon is 2.97° North of Pluto
7/6/2015 3:26:00 AMMoon is 3.05° North of Neptune
7/6/2015 10:39:00 AMPluto at Opposition, 0.1arcmin, 14.1 magnitude
7/8/2015 3:25:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
7/8/2015 9:48:00 PMMoon is 0.78° South of Uranus
7/12/2015 1:19:00 PMMoon is 0.87° North of Aldebaran
7/15/2015 8:25:00 PMNew Moon
7/15/2015 11:00:00 PMMercury is 0.14° South of Mars
7/18/2015 12:39:00 PMMoon is 4.13° South of Jupiter
7/18/2015 8:08:00 PMMoon is 0.41° South of Venus
7/18/2015 10:15:00 PMMoon is 3.37° South of Regulus
7/20/2015 4:00:00 PMMercury is 5.42° South of Pollux
7/23/2015 6:12:00 AMMoon is 4.06° North of Spica
7/23/2015 2:25:00 PMMercury in superior conjunction with the Sun
7/23/2015 11:05:00 PMFirst Quarter Moon
7/26/2015 3:20:00 AMMoon is 2.23° North of Saturn
7/29/2015 1:56:00 PMMoon is 3.07° North of Pluto
7/31/2015 5:44:00 AMFull Moon
7/31/2015 6:00:00 AMMars is 5.82° South of Pollux
7/31/2015 2:00:00 PMVenus is 6.43° South of Jupiter
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
282930Full MoonWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird QuarterWaning CrescentWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonNew MoonWaxing Crescent
Waxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentFirst QuarterFirst QuarterWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull Moon1
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