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Planets Today
PlanetRight AscensionDeclinationDistanceRise TimeRise AzTransitAltSet TimeSet Az
Mercury5h 31m 36.82s21° 48' 22.17"1.052 4:20AM5911:47AM72 7:14PM301
Venus9h 44m 19.98s13° 37' 46.08"0.486 8:59AM73 3:45PM6210:31PM287
Mars6h 29m 45.16s24° 2' 29.07"2.586 5:02AM5712:34PM74 8:05PM303
Jupiter9h 39m 0.96s14° 57' 14.07"6.118 8:43AM70 3:37PM6410:30PM290
Saturn15h 47m 44.39s-17° 49' 44.28"9.227 4:43PM113 9:42PM32 2:45AM247
Uranus1h 15m 12.86s7° 15' 42.93"20.10112:41AM80 7:12AM57 1:39PM280
Neptune22h 45m 19.77s-8° 45' 21.78"29.39811:06PM101 4:42AM4110:15AM259
Pluto19h 0m 16.17s-20° 43' 0.62"31.887 8:06PM11712:54AM29 5:46AM243
Sun6h 54m 13.94s22° 51' 8.24"1.017 5:34AM59 1:01PM72 8:29PM301
Moon21h 29m 33.42s-11° 11' 3.13"367399.50012:12AM87 5:42AM4811:56AM270
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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