Sky Calendar 2017

 

January2 Venus [Moon]

3 – 4 Quadrantids Meteor Shower

3 Mars [Moon]

5 First Quarter Moon

12 Full Moon

19 Last Quarter Moon

12 Venus Greatest Elongation E

19 Mercury Greatest Elongation W

27 New Moon

31 Venus [Moon]

February

3 First Quarter Moon

10 Full Moon

10 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

15 Jupiter [Moon]

18 Last Quarter Moon

20 Saturn [Moon]

26 New Moon

26 Annular Solar Eclipse *

March

1 Mars [Moon]

5 First Quarter Moon

12 Full Moon

14 Jupiter [Moon]

20 Vernal Equinox (Spring)

20 Last Quarter Moon

25 Venus inferior Conjunction

27 New Moon

April

1 Mercury Greatest Elongation E

3 First Quarter Moon

7 Jupiter at Opposition

11 Full Moon

16 Saturn [Moon]

19 Last Quarter Moon

22 – 23 Lyrids Meteor Shower

23 Venus [Moon]

26 New Moon

May

2 First Quarter Moon

4 – 7 Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

7 Jupiter [Moon]

10 Full Moon

13 Saturn [Moon]

17 Mercury Greatest Elongation W

18 Last Quarter Moon

24 Venus [Moon]

25 New Moon

June

1        First Quarter Moon

3        Venus Greatest Elongation W

3        Jupiter [Moon]

9        Full Moon

9        Saturn [Moon]

15      Saturn at Opposition

17      Last Quarter Moon

21      Summer Solstice

23      Full Moon

30     First Quarter Moon

 

July

1        Jupiter [Moon]

6        Saturn [Moon]

9        Full Moon

16      Last Quarter Moon

20       Venus [Moon]

23      New Moon

28 -29  Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

30      First Quarter Moon

30      Mercury Greatest Elongation E

 

August

3        Saturn [Moon]

7        Full Moon

7        Partial Lunar Eclipse *

12 – 13  Perseids Meteor Shower

14      Last Quarter Moon

19      Venus [Moon]

21      New Moon

21      Total Solar Eclipse across USA**

See NASA Eclipse Map on Web.

29      First Quarter Moon

 

September

5        Neptune at Opposition

6        Full Moon

12      Mercury Greatest Elongation W

13     Last Quarter Moon

17      Venus [Moon]

20      New Moon

22     Autumnal Equinox

22     Jupiter [Moon]

26     Saturn [Moon]

27     First Quarter Moon

 

October

5        Full Moon

7        Draconids Meteor Shower

12      Last Quarter Moon

17      Mars [Moon]

19      New Moon

19      Uranus at Opposition

21-22  Orionids Meteor Shower

24      Saturn [Moon]

27      First Quarter Moon

 

November

4        Full Moon

4 – 5  South Taurids Meteor Shower

10      Last Quarter Moon

12      North Taurids Meteor Shower

13      Venus and Jupiter Conjunction

17 – 18  Leonids Meteor Shower

18      New Moon

24      Mercury Greatest Elongation E

26      First Quarter Moon

 

December

3        Full Moon

10      Last Quarter Moon

13      Mars [Moon]

13 – 14  Geminids Meteor Shower

18      New Moon

21      Winter Solstice

21 – 22  Ursids Meteor Shower

26      First Quarter Moon

*Not visible in Tidewater

** Solar eclipse will not be viewed as a total solar eclipse in Tidewater

[Moon] = Objects appear near Earth’s Moon

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