Here’s a month-by-month listing of astronomical predictions for the year, compiled by Jack Welch, RFO astronomy instructor. (click on the event description link for more information on that event)

Abbreviations

Astr Twi/AT -Astronomical Twilight
Cal – Callisto
Civ Twi/CT – Civil Twilight
Cr – Crescent
Disap – Disappear
Dbl Tr – Double Tansit
E – End/Exit
Ec/Ecl – Eclipse
EcD – Eclipse disappearance
EcR – Eclipse reappearance
Eur – Europa
Ex – Exit
Gan – Ganymede
Gr El – Greatest Elongation
Jup – Jupiter
Lun – Lunar
Max – Maximum
Mer – Mercury
Min – Minimum
Mn – Moon
Naut Twi/NT – Nautical Twilight
Nr – Near
Occ – Occultation
OcD – Occultation disappearance
OcR – Occultation reapparance
Opp – Opposition
Pen – Penumbral
Reap – Reappear
Qtr – Quarter
Sat – Saturn /Satellite
Sh – Shadow
S/St – Start
Stat – Stationary
Tot – Total
Tr – Transit
V Nr – Very Near
Ven – Venus
Zod Lt – Zodiacal Light