Events for June 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for June 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for June 2015
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        (h:m)
Jun 01  20:02  Saturn 1.9°S of Moon
Jun 02  16:19  FULL MOON 
Jun 06  19     Venus at Greatest Elongation: 45.4°E
Jun 09  15:42  LAST QUARTER MOON 
Jun 10  04:39  Moon at Perigee: 369713 km
Jun 10  23:30  Moon at Descending Node 
Jun 13  08:59  Venus 0.5°N of Beehive
Jun 14  15     Mars in Conjunction with Sun 
Jun 15  02:26  Mercury 0.0°N of Moon: Occultation
Jun 16  14:05  NEW MOON 
Jun 20  11:28  Venus 5.8°N of Moon
Jun 20  23:29  Jupiter 4.7°N of Moon
Jun 21  16:38  Summer Solstice 
Jun 21  19:10  Regulus 3.6°N of Moon
Jun 23  09:37  Mercury 1.8°N of Aldebaran
Jun 23  17:01  Moon at Apogee: 404134 km
Jun 24  11:03  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
Jun 24  17     Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 22.5°W
Jun 24  17:23  Moon at Ascending Node 
Jun 26  02:58  Spica 3.8°S of Moon
Jun 29  01:27  Saturn 2.0°S of Moon

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for May 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for May 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for May_ 2015
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        (h:m)
May 01  01:29  Mercury 1.6°S of Pleiades
May 01  09:50  Moon at Ascending Node 
May 02  11:10  Spica 3.5°S of Moon
May 04  03:42  FULL MOON 
May 05  13     Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
May 05  16:19  Saturn 2.0°S of Moon
May 07  05     Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 21.2°E
May 11  10:36  LAST QUARTER MOON 
May 14  20:37  Moon at Descending Node 
May 15  00:23  Moon at Perigee: 366024 km
May 18  04:13  NEW MOON 
May 19  06:51  Mercury 5.7°N of Moon
May 23  01     Saturn at Opposition 
May 24  07:03  Jupiter 5.1°N of Moon
May 25  11:14  Regulus 3.8°N of Moon
May 25  17:19  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
May 26  22:12  Moon at Apogee: 404246 km
May 28  14:40  Moon at Ascending Node 
May 29  17:27  Venus 3.9°S of Pollux
May 29  18:52  Spica 3.6°S of Moon
May 30  17     Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for April 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for April 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for April 2015
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        (h:m)
Apr 01  12:59  Moon at Apogee: 406012 km
Apr 04  03:17  Moon at Ascending Node 
Apr 04  12:00  Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.001
Apr 04  12:06  FULL MOON 
Apr 05  04:21  Spica 3.5°S of Moon
Apr 06  14     Uranus in Conjunction with Sun 
Apr 08  13:08  Saturn 2.2°S of Moon
Apr 08  14:34  Jupiter 2.0°S of Beehive
Apr 10  04     Mercury at Superior Conjunction 
Apr 11  15:28  Venus 2.5°S of Pleiades
Apr 12  03:44  LAST QUARTER MOON 
Apr 17  03:53  Moon at Perigee: 361026 km
Apr 17  13:07  Moon at Descending Node 
Apr 18  13     Venus at Perihelion 
Apr 18  18:57  NEW MOON 
Apr 19  19:24  Venus 7.2°N of Aldebaran
Apr 19  20     Mercury at Perihelion 
Apr 21  16:35  Aldebaran 0.9°S of Moon
Apr 22  19     Mercury 1.3° of Mars
Apr 22  23     Lyrid Meteor Shower
Apr 25  23:55  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
Apr 26  18:06  Jupiter 5.5°N of Moon
Apr 28  03:38  Regulus 4.0°N of Moon
Apr 29  03:55  Moon at Apogee: 405085 km

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for March 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for March 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for March 2015
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        (h:m)
Mar 03  07:56  Jupiter 5.5°N of Moon
Mar 04  14:29  Regulus 4.0°N of Moon
Mar 05  07:35  Moon at Apogee: 406386 km
Mar 05  18:05  FULL MOON 
Mar 06  20     Mercury at Aphelion 
Mar 07  21:04  Moon at Ascending Node 
Mar 08  22:21  Spica 3.4°S of Moon
Mar 12  08:25  Saturn 2.3°S of Moon
Mar 13  17:48  LAST QUARTER MOON 
Mar 19  04:57  Mercury 5.2°S of Moon
Mar 19  19:38  Moon at Perigee: 357584 km
Mar 20  09:36  NEW MOON 
Mar 20  09:46  Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.045
Mar 20  22:45  Vernal Equinox 
Mar 21  02:19  Moon at Descending Node 
Mar 21  22:13  Mars 1.0°N of Moon: Occultation
Mar 22  19:51  Venus 2.8°N of Moon
Mar 25  06:55  Aldebaran 0.9°S of Moon
Mar 27  07:43  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
Mar 30  10:19  Jupiter 5.6°N of Moon
Mar 31  20:45  Regulus 4.0°N of Moon

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for February 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for February 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for February 2015
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        (h:m)
Feb 03  23:09  FULL MOON 
Feb 04  08:35  Jupiter 5.2°N of Moon
Feb 05  08:17  Regulus 4.0°N of Moon
Feb 06  06:25  Moon at Apogee: 406155 km
Feb 06  17     Jupiter at Opposition 
Feb 08  17:10  Moon at Ascending Node 
Feb 09  16:23  Spica 3.3°S of Moon
Feb 12  03:50  LAST QUARTER MOON 
Feb 13  00:10  Saturn 2.1°S of Moon
Feb 17  06:20  Mercury 3.5°S of Moon
Feb 18  23:47  NEW MOON 
Feb 19  07:29  Moon at Perigee: 356992 km
Feb 21  00:56  Venus 2.0°S of Moon
Feb 21  01:28  Mars 1.5°S of Moon
Feb 21  16:05  Moon at Descending Node 
Feb 24  16     Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 26.7°W
Feb 25  17:14  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
Feb 25  23:02  Aldebaran 1.0°S of Moon
Feb 26  04     Neptune in Conjunction with Sun 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for January 2015

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for January 2015. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for January 2015
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        (h:m)
Jan 02  11:35  Aldebaran 1.4°S of Moon
Jan 04  02     Quadrantid Meteor Shower
Jan 04  06     Earth at Perihelion: 0.98328 AU
Jan 05  04:53  FULL MOON 
Jan 08  08:16  Jupiter 5.1°N of Moon
Jan 09  01:34  Regulus 4.1°N of Moon
Jan 09  18:17  Moon at Apogee: 405411 km
Jan 11  01     Mercury 0.6° of Venus
Jan 12  15:33  Moon at Ascending Node 
Jan 13  09:27  Spica 3.1°S of Moon
Jan 13  09:47  LAST QUARTER MOON 
Jan 14  20     Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 18.9°E
Jan 16  11:52  Saturn 1.9°S of Moon
Jan 20  13:14  NEW MOON 
Jan 21  17:39  Mercury 3.0°S of Moon
Jan 21  20:06  Moon at Perigee: 359643 km
Jan 21  21     Mercury at Perihelion 
Jan 22  05:01  Venus 5.6°S of Moon
Jan 23  04:40  Mars 3.9°S of Moon
Jan 25  10:23  Moon at Descending Node 
Jan 27  04:48  FIRST QUARTER MOON 
Jan 29  17:07  Aldebaran 1.2°S of Moon
Jan 30  14     Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for eight time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alaska Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Hawaii Standard Time 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

For detailed information on solar and lunar eclipses this year, see: Eclipses During 2015.

The Calendars of Astronomical Events were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak



Events for December 2014

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for December 2014. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for December 2014
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        (h:m)

Dec 02  08:32  Moon at Descending Node 
    06  12:27  FULL MOON 
    08  10     Mercury at Superior Conjunction 
    12  12     Mars at Perihelion 
    12  23:02  Moon at Apogee: 404584 km
    14  12:51  MOON AT LAST QUARTER 
    16  13:27  Moon at Ascending Node 
    19  20:55  Saturn 1.6°S of Moon
    21  23:03  Winter Solstice 
    22  01:36  NEW MOON 
    24  16:43  Moon at Perigee: 364791 km
    28  18:31  MOON AT FIRST QUARTER 
    29  09:27  Moon at Descending Node 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for five time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years and time zones, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

The sky events tables were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak


Events for November 2014

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for November 2014. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for November 2014
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        (h:m)

Nov 01  12     Mercury at Greatest Elong: 18.7°W
    03  00:21  Moon at Perigee: 367871 km
    04  12:10  Mercury-Spica: 3.9°N
    05  03:13  Moon at Descending Node 
    06  22:23  FULL MOON 
    14  15:16  MOON AT LAST QUARTER 
    15  01:56  Moon at Apogee: 404338 km
    18  08     Saturn-Sun Conjunction 
    19  08:18  Moon at Ascending Node 
    22  12:32  NEW MOON 
    27  23:11  Moon at Perigee: 369825 km
    29  10:06  MOON AT FIRST QUARTER 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for five time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years and time zones, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

The sky events tables were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak


Events for October 2014

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for October 2014. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for October 2014
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        (h:m)

Oct 01  19:33  MOON AT FIRST QUARTER 
    06  09:41  Moon at Perigee: 362481 km
    07  20     Uranus at Opposition 
    08  10:51  FULL MOON 
    08  10:55  Total Lunar Eclipse; mag=1.162
    08  17:44  Moon at Descending Node 
    15  19:12  MOON AT LAST QUARTER 
    16  21     Mercury at Inferior Conjunction 
    18  06:05  Moon at Apogee: 404898 km
    23  00:46  Moon at Ascending Node 
    23  21:45  Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.811
    23  21:57  NEW MOON 
    25  07     Venus at Superior Conjunction 
    25  16:04  Saturn 1.0°S of Moon: Occn.
    25  21     Mercury at Perihelion 
    31  02:48  MOON AT FIRST QUARTER 

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for five time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years and time zones, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

The sky events tables were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak


Events for September 2014

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for September 2014. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

 Date    GMT   Astronomical Events for September 2014
------  -----  --------------------------------------------
        (h:m)

Sep 02  11:11  MOON AT FIRST QUARTER 
    05  20     Venus at Perihelion 
    08  03:29  Moon at Perigee: 358388 km
    09  01:38  FULL MOON 
    11  07:32  Moon at Descending Node 
    11  22     Mercury at Aphelion 
    16  02:05  MOON AT LAST QUARTER 
    20  13:56  Mercury-Spica: 0.5°S
    20  14:22  Moon at Apogee: 405846 km
    21  22     Mercury at Greatest Elong: 26.4°E
    23  02:30  Autumnal Equinox 
    24  06:14  NEW MOON 
    25  17:41  Moon at Ascending Node 
    26  09:32  Mercury 4.2°S of Moon
    28  04:46  Saturn 0.8°S of Moon: Occn.
    28  06:26  Mars-Antares: 3.0°N

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs of some of them at Recent Images.

Astronomical events calendars for complete years and for five time zones are available through the links below.

Time Zones Calendars of Astronomical Events
Greenwich Mean Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Eastern Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Mountain Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pacific Standard Time 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

For additional years and time zones, see Calendars of Astronomical Events.

The sky events tables were all generated by a computer program I wrote (with THINK Pascal running on a Macintosh G4) using Astronomical Algorithms (Jean Meeus).

Fred Espenak