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20 New Moon at 8:02 UT. Start of lunation 1128.
Moon near the Pleiades (evening sky) at 2h UT.
Moon near Aldebaran (evening sky) at 22h UT.
First Quarter Moon at 13:26 UT.
Moon near Jupiter (evening sky) at 10h UT. Mag. –2.4.
Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 20h UT
(distance 405,364 km; angular size 29.8').
Moon near Beehive Cluster (evening sky) at 18h UT.
Mercury at greatest elongation, 28° west of Sun
(morning sky) at 6h UT. Mag. +0.2.
Moon near Regulus (evening sky) at 15h UT.
Full Moon at 17:10 UT.
Moon near Spica (morning sky) at 22h UT.
Moon near Mars (morning sky) at 2h UT. Mag. –1.0.
Asteroid 163 Erigone occults Regulus at 6:06 UT
(evening sky). Observable to the naked-eye by
anyone in its path across the NE USA and into
Canada. The bright star will “vanish” for up to 14
seconds in the middle of the 108km wide path.
Vernal equinox at 16:57 UT. The time when the
Sun reaches the point along the ecliptic where it
crosses into the northern celestial hemisphere
marking the start of spring in the Northern
Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
Moon very near Saturn (127° from Sun, morning sky)
at 3h UT. Mag. +0.3. Occultation visible along a path
between E South America and SW Africa.
Moon near Antares (morning sky) at 8h UT.
Venus at greatest elongation, 47° west from Sun (morning
sky) at 19h UT. Mag. –4.4.
Last Quarter Moon at 1:47 UT.
Moon near Venus (46° from Sun, morning sky) at 6h UT. Mag. –4.4.
Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 19h UT (365,703 km; angular
New Moon at 18:47 UT. Start of lunation 1129. NORTHERN HEMISPHERE N 12
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/25/2014 for the course ASTRO 1400 taught by Professor Holtz during the Spring '10 term at Texas Tech.
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