Current Moon Phase

Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon

The moon is currently in Aquarius
The moon is 4 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -1 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 317 degrees
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APRIL 2017 Viewable Stars, Planets & Constellations:

MERCURY, MARS & JUPITER!  Stellar Nurseries, Nebulae, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Orion, Sirius, Leo, Ursa Major, Virgo, False Cross, Southern Cross, Meteor Showers.

April 1  – Mercury in West until 4/15/17

April 3  – Half Moon

April 6  – Jupiter at opposition in East

April 10 – Full Moon! Hubble telescope visible in W at 8:18pm

April 11  – Hubble telescope visible in W at 8:08pm – Moon rises 7:25pm

April 12 – Dark skies return  Hubble 7:58pm

April 13 – Hubble 7:48pm in W

April 14 – Hubble 7:38pm in W

April 15  – Hubble 7:28pm in W

April 18 – 3rd Quarter Moon – Dark skies

April 22 – Lyrids Meteor Shower

April 26 – New Moon

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