Twin City Amateur Astronomers

Current Observing Conditions

Current conditions at the Sugar Grove Observatory
Clear Sky Clock for SGO
Moon Phase The ultraviolet Sun

Current Weather
GOES weather map of the US
Click for Bloomington, Illinois Forecast
Planets Today
PlanetRiseRise AzTransitAltSetTimeSet Az
Mercury 5:20AM6812:21PM66 7:19PM292
Venus 6:29AM74 1:12PM61 7:55PM286
Mars 6:30AM75 1:11PM61 7:54PM285
Jupiter 2:57PM119 7:42PM2712:24AM241
Saturn 5:06PM119 9:51PM27 2:31AM241
Uranus10:16PM72 5:05AM6311:53AM288
Neptune 8:22PM97 2:04AM44 7:46AM263
Pluto 5:34PM11910:19PM27 3:00AM241
Sun 6:16AM7512:59PM61 7:43PM286
Moon12:09AM66 7:29AM69 2:57PM297
Events this Month
7/31/2019 9:12:00 PMNew Moon
8/1/2019 1:55:00 PMMoon is 1.68° North of Mars
8/7/2019 11:31:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
8/9/2019 4:53:00 PMMoon is 2.47° South of Jupiter
8/9/2019 5:08:00 PMMercury reaches 19° West of the Sun
8/12/2019 3:53:00 AMMoon is 0.04° South of Saturn
8/12/2019 4:14:00 PMMoon is 0.12° North of Pluto
8/14/2019 12:07:00 AMVenus in superior conjunction with the Sun
8/15/2019 6:29:00 AMFull Moon
8/17/2019 7:13:00 AMMoon is 3.69° North of Neptune
8/21/2019 8:34:00 AMMoon is 4.65° North of Uranus
8/23/2019 8:56:00 AMLast Quarter Moon
8/24/2019 6:00:00 AMVenus is 0.31° North of Mars
8/24/2019 6:00:00 AMMars is 0.31° North of Venus
8/29/2019 7:07:00 PMMoon is 1.94° North of Mercury
8/30/2019 4:22:00 AMMoon is 3.06° South of Mars
8/30/2019 4:37:00 AMNew Moon
8/30/2019 10:18:00 AMMoon is 2.94° North of Venus
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird QuarterWaning Crescent
Waning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentWaning CrescentNew MoonNew Moon