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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury6h 42m 50.55s24° 39' 46.17"1.316 6:02AM57 1:38PM74 9:13PM303
Venus3h 13m 15.98s15° 7' 11.93"0.880 2:55AM68 9:54AM66 4:54PM292
Mars7h 0m 31.65s23° 42' 30.02"2.608 6:08AM58 1:38PM73 9:07PM302
Jupiter12h 51m 16.96s-4° 3' 12.29"5.200 1:32PM95 7:20PM45 1:12AM265
Saturn17h 31m 54.36s-21° 56' 27.49"9.059 7:16PM11911:59PM28 4:45AM241
Uranus1h 43m 43.05s10° 7' 21.29"20.303 1:37AM76 8:14AM60 2:51PM284
Neptune23h 2m 26.14s-7° 7' 59.14"29.57911:51PM99 5:33AM4311:11AM261
Pluto19h 18m 30.74s-21° 24' 56.53"32.367 9:01PM118 1:50AM28 6:34AM242
Sun6h 19m 0.12s23° 21' 54.02"1.017 5:29AM58 1:00PM73 8:31PM302
Moon8h 10m 35.36s17° 54' 11.23"363841.73810:39AM78 5:25PM5812:02AM279
Events this Month
WhenWhat
6/1/2017 7:43:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
6/2/2017 9:00:00 AMVenus is 1.78° South of Uranus
6/3/2017 7:31:00 AMVenus reaches 45.9° West of the Sun
6/3/2017 7:00:00 PMMoon is 2.32° North of Jupiter
6/9/2017 8:11:00 AMFull Moon
6/9/2017 8:06:00 PMMoon is 3.08° North of Saturn
6/11/2017 9:01:00 PMMoon is 2.27° North of Pluto
6/12/2017 5:00:00 AMMercury is 5.07° North of Aldebaran
6/15/2017 5:19:00 AMSaturn at Opposition, 18.4arcmin, 0.0 magnitude
6/16/2017 7:40:00 AMMoon is 0.73° South of Neptune
6/17/2017 6:34:00 AMLast Quarter Moon
6/19/2017 10:36:00 AMMoon is 4.14° South of Uranus
6/20/2017 4:13:00 PMMoon is 2.37° South of Venus
6/20/2017 11:24:00 PMSummer Solstice
6/21/2017 9:15:00 AMMercury in superior conjunction with the Sun
6/22/2017 9:46:00 AMMoon is 0.54° North of Aldebaran
6/23/2017 9:32:00 PMNew Moon
6/24/2017 2:54:00 PMMoon is 4.41° South of Mars
6/27/2017 7:51:00 PMMoon is 0.03° South of Regulus
6/28/2017 1:00:00 PMMercury is 0.78° North of Mars
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28293031Waxing CrescentFirst QuarterWaxing Gibbous
Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonFull Moon
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird Quarter
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew Moon
New MoonWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing CrescentWaxing Crescent1
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