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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury20h 50m 38.21s-17° 56' 31.40"0.983 5:27AM11310:28AM32 3:29PM247
Venus0h 23m 51.70s1° 40' 17.71"1.400 7:47AM85 2:00PM53 8:15PM275
Mars0h 16m 57.26s1° 15' 53.85"2.222 7:39AM87 1:49PM52 7:59PM274
Jupiter9h 10m 56.98s17° 16' 57.46"4.407 3:29PM6610:32PM67 5:40AM293
Saturn16h 11m 39.01s-19° 1' 12.84"9.87412:43AM115 5:37AM3110:32AM245
Uranus0h 52m 54.30s4° 58' 49.12"20.781 7:58AM83 2:17PM55 8:37PM277
Neptune22h 36m 10.48s-9° 36' 8.19"30.957 6:31AM10212:01PM40 5:30PM258
Pluto19h 2m 53.91s-20° 32' 25.90"33.422 3:40AM117 8:28AM29 1:17PM243
Sun22h 34m 19.57s-8° 59' 45.99"0.990 6:32AM10012:09PM42 5:47PM260
Moon4h 37m 9.67s17° 30' 47.98"386316.723 1:28PM67 8:43PM66 3:12AM294
Events this Month
WhenWhat
2/1/2015 5:00:00 AMVenus is 0.84° South of Neptune
2/3/2015 5:10:00 PMFull Moon
2/5/2015 2:43:00 AMMoon is 3.99° South of Regulus
2/6/2015 12:21:00 PMJupiter at Opposition, 45.4arcmin, -2.6 magnitude
2/9/2015 10:49:00 AMMoon is 3.34° North of Spica
2/11/2015 9:51:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
2/12/2015 5:50:00 PMMoon is 2.13° North of Saturn
2/15/2015 5:43:00 PMMoon is 3.05° North of Pluto
2/17/2015 12:21:00 AMMoon is 3.5° North of Mercury
2/18/2015 5:48:00 PMNew Moon
2/19/2015 7:01:00 AMMoon is 3.76° North of Neptune
2/20/2015 6:56:00 PMMoon is 2.04° North of Venus
2/20/2015 7:30:00 PMMoon is 1.53° North of Mars
2/21/2015 1:00:00 PMVenus is 0.46° South of Mars
2/21/2015 4:17:00 PMMoon is 0.31° North of Uranus
2/24/2015 10:24:00 AMMercury reaches 26.7° West of the Sun
2/25/2015 11:15:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
2/25/2015 5:27:00 PMMoon is 0.98° North of Aldebaran
2/25/2015 10:56:00 PMNeptune in conjunction with the Sun
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull 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 QuarterWaxing GibbousWaxing Gibbous
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