RFO

What's Up in the Night Sky

Here's a month-by-month listing of astronomical predictions for the year, compiled by
Jack Welch, RFO astronomy instructor.

 

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

 

Observing

Upcoming Observing Highlights

May 2020
  • Sunday, 5/3/2020 - Cal Sh Tr & Gan OcD - Time: 02:00
    • Callisto's shadow is in transit when Jupiter rises. Jupiter is 5° high at 2am (RFO region) and the shadow transit ends at 0259. At 0252, Ganymede disappears behind Jupiter.
  • Tuesday, 5/5/2020 - Io EcD - Time: 02:30
    • Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0246.
  • Tuesday, 5/5/2020 - Eur OcR - Time: 04:30
    • Europa emerges from behind Jupiter's east limb at 0436 (in astro twilight).
  • Wednesday, 5/6/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 02:00
    • The transits are in progress as Jupiter gets high enough to observe. Try to get it into a scope before 0200, by which time it will be 7° high (RFO region). Io's shadow transit ends at 0214 and Io's transit ends at 0329.
  • Thursday, 5/7/2020 - "Flower" Moon - Time: 03:30
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  • Sunday, 5/10/2020 - Gan Ec - Time: 01:30
    • Note that Jupiter will be 7° high in the SE when this event begins. Ganymede disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0147 then emerges from the shadow 0.4 Jupiter diameter west of Jupiter at 0500, in early nautical twilight.
  • Monday, 5/11/2020 - Sat stat - Time: 02:00
    • Saturn, in Sagittarius, begins retrograde motion.
  • Tuesday, 5/12/2020 - Eur EcD - Time: 01:30
    • Europa disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0150.
  • Tuesday, 5/12/2020 - Mn Vnr Jup & vnr Sat - Time: 02:30
    • The moon will be VERY near Jupiter, with Saturn also very nearby. This should be a lovely sight. Use binoculars.
  • Tuesday, 5/12/2020 - Io EcD - Time: 04:30
    • Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0440, in astro twilight.
  • Wednesday, 5/13/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 01:30
    • Io's shadow transits Jupiter from 0152 to 0408, followed by Io itself from 0303 to 0519, ending in nautical twilight.
  • Wednesday, 5/13/2020 - Mn betw Jup/Sat & Mar - Time: 04:00
    • In the east, the moon is between the pair of Jupiter and Saturn (higher and to the south) and Mars (lower and to the north).
  • Thursday, 5/14/2020 - Io OcR - Time: 02:30
    • Io appears from behind Jupiter's east limb at 0235.
  • Thursday, 5/14/2020 - Mn nr Mar - Time: 04:00
    • The moon is near Mars. The planets Jupiter and Saturn are near each other higher and to the south.
  • Thursday, 5/14/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 07:00
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  • Thursday, 5/14/2020 - Jup stat - Time: 11:00
    • Jupiter, in Sagittarius, begins retrograde motion.
  • Friday, 5/15/2020 - Mn vnr Mars - Time: 04:00
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  • Saturday, 5/16/2020 - Mer in W thru 6/16 - Time: 21:00
    • Mercury has a good evening apparition from about 5/16 to 6/16, though it fades during June. It reaches a maximum altitude 45 minutes after sunset of 11° on 5/30, with greatest elongation east on 6/4. Note that it will be near Venus from 5/20-24.
  • Tuesday, 5/19/2020 - Eur EcD - Time: 04:00
    • Europa disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0426, in astro twilight.
  • Wednesday, 5/20/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr & Cal Tr - Time: 03:30
    • 0346 Io's shadow transit of Jupiter begins
      0351 Callisto begins to transit
      0452 Io begins to transit (early nautical twilight)
      All of these transits are in progress at sunrise.
  • Thursday, 5/21/2020 - Io EcD/OcR & Eur Sh/Sat Tr & Gan Tr - Time: 01:00
    • Note that Jupiter will be 7° high in the SE (RFO region) when the first event below occurs. Also, Europa's shadow transit and Ganymede's transit are already in progress.
      0101 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow
      0123 Europa begins to transit - Start of Double Transit
      0158 Europa's shadow transit ends
      0323 Ganymede's transit ends - End of Double Transit
      0409 Europa's transit ends (astro twilight)
      0423 Io appears from behind Jupiter's east limb
  • Thursday, 5/21/2020 - Mer Vnr Ven - Time: 21:00
    • Mercury is VERY near brighter Venus in the west. Start looking about 30 minutes after sunset or so.
  • Friday, 5/22/2020 - Io Tr - Time: 01:00
    • Io is in transit as Jupiter rises. By 0100, Jupiter is 7° high (RFO region). Io's transit ends at 0136.
  • Friday, 5/22/2020 - New Moon - Time: 10:30
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  • Saturday, 5/23/2020 - 2.0% CrMn vnr Ven & Mer - Time: 20:30
    • Look for the ultra-thin 2.0% crescent moon 7° high 22° north of due west 30 minutes after sunset (or at 2052 calculated for RFO site). It forms a triangle with Mercury (about 4° above the moon) and Venus (between the two and to the north). Use binoculars!
  • Sunday, 5/24/2020 - 6% CrMn - Time: 21:00
    • Venus will be very low and a bit north of the moon, with Mercury between the two. Use binoculars.
  • Sunday, 5/24/2020 - Occ of 3 Gem - Time: 21:30
    • At about 2144 the magnitude 5.8 star 3 Geminorum (a very close double) will disappear behind the crescent moon's dark limb 77° from the south cusp. Note that the moon will be 7° high. (Calculated using Occult4 for the RFO site. Details will differ as distance from RFO increases.)
  • Thursday, 5/28/2020 - Dbl Sh Tr of Jup & more - Time: 00:30
    • Jupiter rises with Ganymede's shadow in transit. By 0030, Jupiter is 6° high (RFO region).
      0147 Europa's shadow transit begins - Start Dbl Sh Tr
      0250 Ganymede's shadow transit ends - End Dbl Sh Tr
      0254 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow
      0337 Ganymede's transit begins
      0345 Europa's transit begins - Start Dbl Transit
      (Gan and Eur transit near each other)
      0415 Callisto disappears into Jupiter's shadow (astro twilight)
      0431 Europa's shadow transit ends
      The double transit is about 25% of the way across Jupiter by this time and continues past sunrise.
  • Friday, 5/29/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 00:30
    • Io's shadow transit begins near Jupiter rise. By 0030, Jupiter is 7° high (RFO region).
      0107 Io's transit begins
      0224 shadow transit ends
      0324 transit ends
  • Friday, 5/29/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 20:30
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  • Saturday, 5/30/2020 - Io OcR - Time: 00:30
    • Io reappears from behind Jupiter's east limb at 0038.
  • Saturday, 5/30/2020 - Eur OcR - Time: 01:00
    • Europa reappears from behind Jupiter's east limb at 0111.
  • Saturday, 5/30/2020 - Occ of nu Vir - Time: 22:00
    • At about 2202 the magnitude 3.3 star nu Virginis will disappear behind the moon's dark limb 85° from the south cusp. (Calculated using Occult4 for the RFO site. Details will differ as distance from RFO increases.)

June 2020
  • Monday, 6/1/2020 - Mer in W thru 6/16 - Time: 21:00
    • Mercury has a good evening apparition from about 5/16 to 6/16, though it fades during June. It reaches a maximum altitude 45 minutes after sunset of 11° on 5/30, with greatest elongation east on 6/4.
  • Monday, 6/1/2020 - Gr Occ of ZC1950 - Time: 23:30
    • A northern limb graze occultation of the magnitude 5.7 star ZC1950 occurs just before midnight in eastern Sonoma County and southern Napa County. The graze limit line lies along the Russian River around Geyserville, follows the ridge of the Mayacamas Mountains, passing through Sugarloaf, and passes through the southern edge of the city of Napa. The most interesting events should occur from the limit line to about 1.5Km south. Observers must use software to determine and select precise observing locations and event times.
  • Wednesday, 6/3/2020 - Ven IC - Time: 11:00
    • Venus is at inferior conjunction.
  • Thursday, 6/4/2020 - Dbl Sh Tr & Io EcD - Time: 03:30
    • Sequence of events:
      0334 Ganymede's Sh Tr begins
      0420 Europa's Sh Tr begins - Start Dbl Sh Tr
      0448 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow (in nautical twilight)
      The double shadow transit is in progress at sunrise.
  • Friday, 6/5/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 02:00
    • Io's shadow transits from 0202 to 0418, followed by Io from 0254 to 0511 (ending in nautical twilight).
  • Friday, 6/5/2020 - "Strawberry" Moon - Time: 12:00
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  • Saturday, 6/6/2020 - Io OcR - Time: 02:00
    • Io emerges from behind Jupiter at 0224.
  • Saturday, 6/6/2020 - Eur OcR - Time: 03:30
    • Europa emerges from behind Jupiter at 0333.
  • Sunday, 6/7/2020 - Gan OcR - Time: 24:00
    • At 0021 on 1/8, Ganymede emerges from behind Jupiter's ESE limb.
  • Monday, 6/8/2020 - Mn nr Jup & Sat - Time: 04:00
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  • Tuesday, 6/9/2020 - Mn vnr Sat & nr Jup - Time: 01:30
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  • Friday, 6/12/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 03:30
    • Io's shadow begins transit at 0356 (in astro twilight) and Io's transit begins at 0440 (nautical twilight), with both in progress at sunrise.
  • Friday, 6/12/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 23:30
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  • Saturday, 6/13/2020 - Io & Eur EcD - Time: 01:00
    • Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0110 and Europa does the same at 0134.
  • Saturday, 6/13/2020 - Mn nr Mar - Time: 03:00
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  • Saturday, 6/13/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 23:00
    • Io's shadow transit is in progress when Jupiter rises. Io's transit starts at 2307 with Jupiter very low in the ESE. The shadow transit ends at 0041 and the transit at 0124.
  • Sunday, 6/14/2020 - Cal EcR/OcD - Time: 02:00
    • Callisto emerges from Jupiter's shadow about 0.5 Jupiter diameter west of Jupiter at 0208, then disappears behind Jupiter at 0445 (in nautical twilight).
  • Sunday, 6/14/2020 - Eur Tr - Time: 23:00
    • Europa and its shadow are in transit when Jupiter rises, with the shadow transit ending shortly after rising. Europa's transit ends at 0018 on 1/15.
  • Monday, 6/15/2020 - Gan OcR - Time: 03:30
    • At 0346, Ganymede emerges from behind Jupiter's ESE limb.
  • Friday, 6/19/2020 - 3.3% CrMn Vnr Ven - Time: 05:00
    • Look for the thin crescent moon very near Venus in the east. The pair will be about 4° high 10° north of due east 45 minutes before sunrise (or at 0501 calculated for the RFO site).
  • Saturday, 6/20/2020 - Io & Eur EcD - Time: 03:00
    • Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 0303. Europa does the same at 0411 (in astro twilight).
  • Saturday, 6/20/2020 - Summer Solstice - Time: 14:30
    • The solstice occurs at 2:44pm.
  • Saturday, 6/20/2020 - New Moon - Time: 23:30
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  • Saturday, 6/20/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 24:00
    • Starting early on 1/21, Io's shadow transits Jupiter from 0018 to 0236 followed by Io itself from 0052 to 0309.
  • Sunday, 6/21/2020 - Eur Sh/Sat Tr, Io OcR & Gan EcD - Time: 22:30
    • Note that Jupiter is low in the ESE for the first of these events:
      2244 Europa Sh Tr begins
      2347 Europa Tr begins
      0020 Io emerges from behind Jupiter
      0130 Europa Sh Tr ends
      0138 Ganymede disappears into Jupiter's shadow
      0234 Europa Tr ends
  • Monday, 6/22/2020 - 4.1% CrMn - Time: 21:00
    • Look for a thin 4.1% crescent moon in the WNW 30 minutes after sunset.
  • Tuesday, 6/23/2020 - Nep stat - Time: 11:00
    • Neptune begins retrograde motion.
  • Sunday, 6/28/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 01:00
    • Io's shadow transits Jupiter from 0113 to 0430 followed by Io itself from 0136 to 0454. Note that Io follows its shadow by about 0.2 Jupiter diameter.
  • Sunday, 6/28/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 13:00
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  • Sunday, 6/28/2020 - Io EcD/OcR & Eur Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 23:00
    • Sequence of events:
      2325 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow
      0118 Europa's Sh Tr begins
      0201 Europa's Tr begins (about 0.3 Jupiter diameter behind the shadow)
      0204 Io appears from behind Jupiter
      0404 Europa's Sh Tr ends (in astro twilight)
      0448 Europa's Tr ends (in nautical twilight)
  • Monday, 6/29/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 22:00
    • Jupiter rises with the transits in progress. They will be about half-way across Jupiter at 2200, at which time Jupiter is very low in the ESE. Io follows its shadow by about 0.2 Jupiter diameter. The shadow transit ends at 2259 and the transit ends at 2320.
  • Tuesday, 6/30/2020 - Cal & Eur OcR - Time: 23:00
    • Callisto emerges from behind Jupiter's ESE limb at 2327 and Europa emerges from behind the E limb at 2336.

July 2020
  • Thursday, 7/2/2020 - Gan Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 22:00
    • Ganymede and its shadow are in transit when Jupiter rises. By 2200 (RFO region) Jupiter will be 7° high in the ESE. The shadow transit ends at 2251 and Ganymede's transit ends at 2400.
  • Saturday, 7/4/2020 - "Buck" Moon - Time: 21:30
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  • Monday, 7/6/2020 - Io EcD/OcR - Time: 01:00
    • At 0119 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow 0.1 Jupiter diameter west of Jupiter. It reappears from behind Jupiter at 0348.
  • Monday, 7/6/2020 - Eur Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 03:30
    • Europa's shadow begins transiting Jupiter at 0352 followed by Europa itself at 0415 (during astro twilight). The transits are in progress at sunrise.
  • Monday, 7/6/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 22:30
    • Io's shadow transits Jupiter from 2236 to 0053, followed by Io from 2247 to 0104. Note that Io follows its shadow by about 0.1 Jupiter diameter.
  • Tuesday, 7/7/2020 - Io OcR - Time: 22:00
    • Io emerges from behind Jupiter's east limb at 2214.
  • Tuesday, 7/7/2020 - Eur EcD/OcR - Time: 22:30
    • Europa disappears into Jupiter's shadow at 2243 and emerges from behind Jupiter's east limb at 0151.
  • Wednesday, 7/8/2020 - Cal Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 23:30
    • Calisto's shadow transits Jupiter from 2333 to 0334, followed by Callisto from 0041 to 0448 (ending in nautical twilight). Note that Callisto follows its shadow by about 0.3 Jupiter diameter.
  • Thursday, 7/9/2020 - Gan Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 23:30
    • Ganymede's shadow transits Jupiter from 2331 to 0251, followed by Ganymede from 2355 to 0316. Note that Ganymede follows its shadow by about 0.15 Jupiter diameter.
  • Sunday, 7/12/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 16:30
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  • Monday, 7/13/2020 - Io EcD - Time: 03:00
    • At 0313 Io disappears into Jupiter's shadow VERY near Jupiter's west limb since Jupiter is almost at opposition. Use high magnification to see if you can detect the thin shadow separation between the two objects.
  • Monday, 7/13/2020 - Jup opp - Time: 24:00
    • Jupiter is at opposition in Sagittarius reaching magnitude -2.8 and a disk diameter of 47.6".
  • Tuesday, 7/14/2020 - Io Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 00:30
    • Occurring minutes after opposition, it will be very difficult to detect the small bit of Io's shadow that might be visible on the east edge of Io. Use high magnification. Both the satellite and shadow transits begin at 0031 and end at 0248.
  • Tuesday, 7/14/2020 - Io OcD/EcR - Time: 21:30
    • Io disappears behind Jupiter at 2141 and emerges from Jupiter's shadow VERY near the east limb. Use high magnification to detect the shadow separation between these two objects.
  • Wednesday, 7/15/2020 - Eur OcD/EcR - Time: 01:00
    • Europa disappears behind Jupiter at 0116 and emerges from Jupiter's shadow VERY near Jupiter's east limb at 0410 (during astro twilight).
  • Wednesday, 7/15/2020 - Pluto opp - Time: 12:00
    • The minor planet Pluto is at opposition in Sagittarius at magnitude 14.4. A finder's chart is essential for spotting this difficult target.
  • Thursday, 7/16/2020 - CrMn nr Ven & Aldebaran - Time: 05:00
    • The crescent moon is above the pair of Venus and the bright red-orange star Aldebaran. Use binoculars.
  • Thursday, 7/16/2020 - Eur Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 21:00
    • Europa and its shadow are in transit when Jupiter rises. At 2100 Jupiter will be about 7° high in the ESE (RFO region) with the shadow transit about half-way across Jupiter and Europa extremely close behind its shadow. The transit ends at 2222 and the shadow transit ends at 2231.
  • Friday, 7/17/2020 - Eur Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 03:00
    • Europa transits Jupiter beginning at 0311 followed by its shadow at 0330. Note that the shadow transits about 0.2 Jupiter diameter behind Europa. The transits are in progress at sunrise.
  • Friday, 7/17/2020 - CrMn nr Ven & Aldebaran - Time: 05:00
    • The crescent moon is near Venus and the bright red-orange star Aldebaran. Use binoculars.
  • Friday, 7/17/2020 - Mer in E thru 8/3 - Time: 05:00
    • Mercury has a moderately good morning apparition in the ENE with a maximum altitude 45 minutes before sunrise of 7° on 7/26. Greatest elongation west is on 7/22. Mercury is dim in the first few days then brightens.
  • Saturday, 7/18/2020 - CrMn nr Mer - Time: 05:00
    • Look for the crescent moon above Mercury 45 minutes before sunrise (or at 0516 calculated for the RFO site). Note that Mercury will be quite dim and about 5° high 21° north of due east.
  • Sunday, 7/19/2020 - 1.8% CrMn nr Mer - Time: 05:00
    • An ultra-thin 1.8% crescent moon will be slightly north of Mercury. Look 45 minutes before sunrise (or at 0517 calculated for the RFO site) and use binoculars. Mercury will be dim and about 6° high 21° north of due east.
  • Monday, 7/20/2020 - New Moon - Time: 10:30
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  • Monday, 7/20/2020 - Sat opp - Time: 15:00
    • Saturn is at opposition in Sagittarius reaching magnitude 0.1 and a disk diameter of 18.5". The rings diameter is 42" with a tilt angle of 21.9°.
  • Tuesday, 7/21/2020 - Io Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 02:00
    • Io transits Jupiter from 0215 to 0432, followed by its shadow from 0225 to 0443. Note that the shadow follows Io by about 0.1 Jupiter diameter and the transits end during astro twilight.
  • Tuesday, 7/21/2020 - 2.7% CrMn - Time: 21:00
    • An ultra-thin 2.7% crescent moon is 7° high 18° north of due west 30 minutes after sunset (or at 2059 calculated for the RFO site). Use binoculars.
  • Tuesday, 7/21/2020 - Io OcD/EcR - Time: 23:00
    • Io disappears behind Jupiter at 2324 and emerges from Jupiter's shadow 0.1 Jupiter diameter east of Jupiter at 0153.
  • Wednesday, 7/22/2020 - Eur OcD - Time: 03:30
    • Europa disappears behind Jupiter at 0332.
  • Wednesday, 7/22/2020 - Io Sh/Sat Tr - Time: 20:30
    • Io's transit is in progress at sunset and ends at 2258. Io's shadow transit begins at 2054 (late civil twilight) and ends at 2312. Note that the shadow follows Io by about 0.15 Jupiter diameter.
  • Thursday, 7/23/2020 - Eur Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 21:30
    • Europa transits Jupiter from 2149 to 0036, followed by its shadow from 2218 to 0105. Note that the shadow follows Europa by about 0.2 Jupiter diameter.
  • Saturday, 7/25/2020 - Cal Sh Tr - Time: 21:00
    • Calisto's shadow is in transit of Jupiter at sunset and ends at 2145 during astro twilight.
  • Monday, 7/27/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 05:30
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  • Tuesday, 7/28/2020 - Gan EcR - Time: 00:30
    • At 0057 Ganymede emerges from Jupiter's shadow about 0.3 Jupiter diameter east of Jupiter.
  • Tuesday, 7/28/2020 - Io Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 03:30
    • Io begins transiting Jupiter at 0359 followed by its shadow at 0420 (just before the start of astro twilight). The shadow follows Io by about 0.2 Jupiter diameter and the transits are in progress at sunrise.
  • Wednesday, 7/29/2020 - Io OcD/EcR - Time: 01:00
    • Io disappears behind Jupiter at 0108 and emerges from Jupiter's shadow about 0.15 Jupiter diameter east of Jupiter at 0347.
  • Wednesday, 7/29/2020 - Io Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 22:00
    • Io transits Jupiter from 2225 to 0043, followed by its shadow from 2249 to 0106. Note that the shadow follows Io by about 0.2 Jupiter diameter.
  • Thursday, 7/30/2020 - Io EcR - Time: 22:00
    • Io emerges from Jupiter's shadow about 0.15 Jupiter diameter east of Jupiter at 2216.
  • Thursday, 7/30/2020 - Eur Sat/Sh Tr - Time: 24:00
    • Europa transits Jupiter from 0003 to 0250 (a.m. of 7/31), followed by its shadow from 0053 to 0341. Note that the shadow follows Europa by about 0.3 Jupiter diameter.

August 2020
  • Monday, 8/3/2020 - "Sturgeon" Moon - Time: 09:00
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  • Tuesday, 8/11/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 09:30
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  • Thursday, 8/20/2020 - New Moon - Time: 19:30
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  • Tuesday, 8/25/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 11:00
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September 2020
  • Tuesday, 9/1/2020 - "Harvest" Moon - Time: 22:30
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  • Thursday, 9/10/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 02:30
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  • Thursday, 9/17/2020 - New Moon - Time: 04:00
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  • Tuesday, 9/22/2020 - Autumnal Equinox - Time: 06:30
    • The equinox occurs at 6:31am.
  • Wednesday, 9/23/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 19:00
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October 2020
  • Thursday, 10/1/2020 - "Hunter's" Moon - Time: 14:00
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  • Friday, 10/9/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 17:30
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  • Friday, 10/16/2020 - New Moon - Time: 12:30
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  • Friday, 10/23/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 06:30
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  • Saturday, 10/31/2020 - "Blue" Moon - Time: 08:00
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November 2020
  • Sunday, 11/8/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 05:30
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  • Saturday, 11/14/2020 - New Moon - Time: 21:00
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  • Saturday, 11/21/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 20:30
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  • Monday, 11/30/2020 - "Beaver" Moon - Time: 01:30
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December 2020
  • Monday, 12/7/2020 - Last Qtr - Time: 16:30
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  • Monday, 12/14/2020 - New Moon - Time: 08:30
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  • Monday, 12/21/2020 - Winter Solstice - Time: 02:00
    • The solstice occurs at 2:02am.
  • Monday, 12/21/2020 - 1st Qtr - Time: 15:30
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  • Tuesday, 12/29/2020 - "Cold" Moon - Time: 19:30
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