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Tonight's Sky-Watch

  Visible Planet-Watch

Mercury - Is visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

Venus - May be visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

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

Jupiter - Is not currently visible for viewing.

Saturn - Is visible for viewing in the early morning hours.

Uranus - Is not visible for viewing.

Neptune - Is currently visible in the night sky.

  Moon-Watch

Last Quarter Moon occurs May 1, at 04:28 hrs. P.T, 12:28 hrs U.T. 

New Moon occurs May 7, 20:23 hrs. P.T, 04:23 hrs. U.T. (8-May)

First Quarter Moon occurs May 15, at 04:49 hrs P.T, 12:49 U.T 

Full Moon occurs May 23, at 06:54 hrs. P.T., 14:54 U.T. 

  This lunar cycle occurs on May 7, at 20:23 PT. through June 6, at 05:38 hrs. P.T.

   May Event-Watch

   Notable Planet-Watch

Mars is 23.0° above the horizon by Sunrise.

Mercury is 10.0° above the horizon at Sunrise.

Neptune is 30.0° above the horizon at Sunrise.

     Planetary Positions

Saturn currently leads Neptune by 10° this month.

Neptune currently leads Mars by 14° this month.

Mars currently Leads Mercury by 20° this month.

   Comet-Watch

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

Updated on May 6, 2024

Date
UTC Time
Pacific Time
Event Description
1-May
11:27
4:27
Last Quarter of the Moon
3-May
22:26
15:26
Saturn 0.8°N of Moon
4-May
Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peak
5-May
2:26
19:26 (4-May)
Mars 0.2°N of Moon
5-May
22:11
15:11
Moon at perigee: 363,200 km (225,682 mi.)
6-May
8:25
1:25
Mercury 3.8°S of Moon
8-May
3:22
20:22 (7-May)
New Moon
9-May
20:59
13:59
Mercury 26.4°W of Sun (greatest western elongation)
15-May
11:48
4:48
First Quarter of the Moon
17-May
19:00
12:00
Moon at Apogee: 404,600 km (251,407 mi.)
23-May
13:53
6:53
Full Moon
30-May
17:13
10:13
Last Quarter of the Moon
31-May
8:01
1:01
Saturn 0.4°N of Moon

As of July 2022

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