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Important note: The times of the events are for Munich and in MEZ or MESZ, if applicable !!





March 2017



Day Time (MEZ/MESZ) Event
04 Sat 19h Moon in Hyades open cluster, numerous occultations of stars by the Moon
04 Sat 19:50 occultation of star 48 Tau (6.3 mag) by the Moon
04 Sat 21:56 occultation of star gamma Tau (3.6 mag) by the Moon
05 Sun 00:43 occultation of star 71 Tau (4.5 mag) by the Moon
05 Sun >12:32 Moon first quarter
06 Mon 00:30 occultation of star 111 Tau (5.0 mag) by the Moon
07 Tue 2h Mercury in upper conjunction with the Sun
10 Fri 23h Moon 1.3 S of Regulus (alpha Leo, 1.4 mag)
12 Sun 15:54 Full Moon
14 Tue 21h Moon 2 north of Jupiter (-2.4 mag)
20 Mon 11:20 Spring equinox
20 Mon 16:58 Moon last quarter
20 Mon 5h Moon 4 northeast of Saturn (0.5 mag)
21 Tue Mercury: begin of visibility in the W evening sky
22 Wed Venus: end of visibility in the W evening sky
25 Sat 11h Venus in lower conjunction with the Sun (8.3 north of Sun)
26 Sun 2h=3h Begin of daylight saving time (MESZ/CEST)
28 Tue 04:57 New Moon
29 Wed 20:40 Thin lunar crescent in the W evening sky, 8 southeast of Mercury
30 Thu Venus: begin of visibility in the E morning sky



Visibility of planets in March:

Mercury: in Aquarius/Pisces, from 20.3. onwards in the W evening sky
Venus: in Pisces; until ca. 20.3. in the SW evening sky
Mars: in Pisces/Aries; W evening sky
Jupiter: in Virgo; almost all the night
Saturn: in Sagittarius; SE morning sky
Uranus: in Pisces; begin of March in the W evening sky
Neptune: in Aquarius; invisible


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