SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

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





April 2017



Day Time (MESZ) Event
01 Sat 19h Mercury greatest eastern elongation (19)
03 Mon 20:40 Moon first quarter
07 Fri 21:56 Jupiter in opposition (-2.5 mag)
10 Mon 22h Jupiter 2 south of the Moon
11 Tue 11:08 Full Moon
17 Mon 2h Saturn 4 SW of the Moon
19 Wed 11:57 Moon last quarter
26 Wed 5h Venus maximum brightness (-4.5 mag)
26 Wed 14:16 New Moon
28 Fri 20:21 Occultation of Aldebaran (1.0 mag) by the Moon in the W evening sky (altitude 22, Sun sets 20:27)
28 Fri 21:14 end of occultation of Aldebaran by the Moon (altitude 13)



Visibility of planets in April:

Mercury: in Aries, invisible
Venus: in Pisces; eastern morning sky
Mars: in Aries/Taurus; W evening sky
Jupiter: in Virgo; almost all the night
Saturn: in Sagittarius; second half of the night
Uranus: in Pisces; invisible
Neptune: in Aquarius; invisible


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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