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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DECEMBER 2017 Viewable Stars, Planets & Constellations:

Saturn & Mercury low in west, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Pleiades rising, Taurus, Gemini, Cassiopeia, Capella, Vega, Deneb and Altair, Great Square of Pegasus, Geminid and Ursid Meteor Showers, Andromeda, Perseus holding Medusa’s head

December 1 – Hubble rises 7:00pm low in South

December 2 – Hubble rises 6:48pm low in South

December 3 – Full Moon at perigee (closest) – Hubble 6:38pm South

December 4 – Hubble rises 6:28pm  SW

December 5 – Hubble rises 6:18pm  West

December 6 – Hubble rises 6:08pm next to Saturn & Mercury

December 9  – Last quarter Moon

December 12  – Geminid Meteor Shower

December 17  -NEW MOON

December 18 – Moon at apogee (farthest)

December 20 -Urside Meteor Shower

December 21 – Winter Solstice!

December 25 – 1st Quarter Moon

December 31 – 2018 Begins!!

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