Current Moon Phase

First Quarter Moon
First Quarter Moon

The moon is currently in Libra
The moon is 6 days old

Distance: 60 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 4 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 202 degrees
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May 2018 Celestial Highlights

MAY 2018 Viewable Stars, Planets & Constellations

Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Big Dipper, Bootes, Arcturus, Corvus, Centaurus, Scorpio, Southern Cross, Venus, Jupiter, Meteor Showers: eta Aquarids, eta Lyrids, alpha Scorpiids Meteor Shower

May 1 – Waning Moon phase (dark skies until May 21 when Moon is bright)

May 4 – Moon next to Saturn. May the 4th be with you!!

May 5 – eta Aquarid Meteor Shower – best after midnight. Moon kisses Mars.

May 7 – 3rd Quarter Moon (dark skies continue)

May 8 – eta Lyrid Meteors – best seen early morning.  Jupiter at opposition.

May 12 – alpha Scorpiid Meteors

May 15 – New Moon

May 17 – Moon and Venus kiss

May 21 – 1st Quarter Moon – bright Moon nights begin

May 27 – Moon kisses Jupiter

May 29 – Full Moon

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