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Tonight's Sky-Watch

  Visible Planet-Watch

Mercury - May be visible for viewing after sunset as the planet will be 4° above the horizon.

Venus - Is not currently visible for viewing.

Mars - Is currently visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

Jupiter - Is currently visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

Saturn - Is currently visible in the night sky.

Uranus - Is currently visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

Neptune - Is currently visible in the night sky.

  Moon-Watch

New Moon occurs July 5, at 15:58 hrs. P.T.,                         23:58 hrs. U.T.

First Quarter Moon occurs July 13, at 15:49 hrs. P.T.,     23:49 hrs. U.T. 

Full Moon occurs July 21, at 3:18 hrs. P.T.,                           11:18 hrs. U.T.

Last Quarter Moon occurs July 27, at 19:52 hrs. P.T.,     3:52hrs. U.T. (28-Jul)

New Moon occurs August 4, at 4:14 hrs. P.T.,                     12:14 hrs. U.T.

  This lunar cycle occurs on July 5, at 23:58 U.T. through August 4, at 23:14 hrs. U.T.

   May Event-Watch

   Notable Planet-Watch

Mars is 34.0° above the horizon by Sunrise.

Uranus is 25.0° above the horizon by Sunrise.

Jupiter is 17.0° above the horizon at Sunrise.

Venus is 7.0° above the horizon at Sunset.

Mercury is 16.0° above the horizon at Sunset.

     Planetary Positions

Saturn currently leads Neptune by 10° this month.

Neptune currently leads Mars by 56° this month.

Mars currently Leads Uranus by 1° this month.

Uranus currently Leads Jupiter by 14° this month.

   Comet-Watch

These are comets to watch as they are making a close approach to our solar system.

Updated on July 14, 2024

Date
UTC Time
Pacific Time
Event Description
1-Jul
18:27
11:27
Mars 2.4°S of Moon
5-Jul
5:59
22:59 (4-Jul)
Earth at aphelion: 1.0167 au
5-Jul
22:57
15:57
New Moon
7-Jul
18:33
11:33
Mercury 3.5°S of Moon
12-Jul
8:12
1:12
Moon at apogee: 404,400 km (251,283 mi.)
13-Jul
22:49
15:49
First Quarter of the Moon
21-Jul
10:17
3:17
Full Moon
22-Jul
6:59
23:59 (21-Jul)
Mercury 26.9°E of Sun (greatest eastern elongation)
24-Jul
5:43
22:43
Moon at perigee: 364,900 km (226,738 mi.)
24-Jul
20:38
13:38
Saturn 0.4°S of Moon
28-Jul
2:52
19:53 (27-Jul)
Last Quarter of the Moon

As of July 2022

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