SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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





July 2017



Day Time (MESZ) Event
01 Sat 02:51 Moon first quarter
03 Sat 00:40 Occultation of star 94 Vir (6.5 mag) by the Moon
03 Sat 22h Earth in Aphelion
07 Fri 3h Moon 3 NW of Saturn
09 Sun 06:07 Full Moon
10 Mon 0h Pluto (14.4 mag) in opposition
16 Sun 21:26 Moon last quarter
20 Thu 4:30 Moon 2 east of Aldebaran and 6 SW of Venus
23 Sun 11:46 New Moon
21 Fri 23h Moon 2 north of Jupiter
30 Sun 7h Mercury greatest eastern elongation (27.2)
30 Sun 17:23 Moon first quarter



Visibility of planets in July:

Mercury: in Gemini/Cancer, invisible
Venus: in Taurus; E morning sky
Mars: in Gemini/Cancer; invisible
Jupiter: in Virgo; SW evening sky
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; almost all the night
Uranus: in Pisces; second half of the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; second half of the night



August 2017



Day Time (MESZ) Event
02 Wed 23:18 Occultation of star 29 Oph (6.3 mag) by the Moon
07 Mon 20:11 Full Moon, partial lunar eclipse
12 Sat Maximum of Perseid meteor shower
14 Mon 00:56-01:54 Occultation of star 73 Xi2 Cet (4.3 mag) by the Moon
15 Tue 03:15 Moon last quarter
16 Wed 01:40-05:00h Moon in Hyades open cluster, multiple occultations of stars
16 Wed 07:55-08:55 Occultation of Aldebaran (0.9mag) by the Moon, daylight sky)
19 Sat 5h Moon 3 south of Venus
21 Mon 20:30 New Moon, total solar eclipse visible in the USA
25 Fri 17h Moon near Jupiter in the western evening sky
29 Tue 10:13 Moon First Quarter
30 Wed 22h Moon 3.5 northeast of Saturn



Visibility of planets in August:

Mercury: in Gemini/Cancer, invisible
Venus: in Gemini/Cancer; E morning sky
Mars: in Cancer/Leo; invisible
Jupiter: in Virgo; SW evening sky
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; first half of the night
Uranus: in Pisces; almost all the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; almost all the night


Find Iridium flares and passes of the ISS space station for Munich.

For more information please consult Heavens Above or Calsky.

See maps of the sky from Skymaps

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