Current Moon Phase

Third Quarter Moon
Third Quarter Moon

The moon is currently in Aries
The moon is 23 days old

Distance: 62 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -5 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 15 degrees
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    DECEMBER 2017 CALENDAR

    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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