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SkyWatch: July 2020

Dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000
Pluto's position is astrometric, i.e., it accounts for the approx. 6 hour light-time
Elongations are in degrees
Calculations by Brian D. Warner

Location Information for Rise/Set times
Enter Longitude and Latitude in degrees (e.g., 39.1003).
Western/Southern Hemisphere = negative
Enter UTOffset in hours (e.g., 9.5)

Examples: Colo Spgs, CO: –105 +39 -7.0;    Adelaide, Australia =  +138 –34 +9.5)

Longitude   Latitude   UTOffset  

Sun Information


Currently (Mon, 2020 Jul 06 23:45 UT)
RA    07 04 23.9
Dec +22 36 41.5
X -0.264178
Y 0.900767
Z 0.390480
R 1.016684

Local time for sunrise/sunset/twilight
Civil Twilight (CT): Sun 6º below horizon
Nautical Twilight (NT): Sun 12º below horizon
Astronomical Twilight (AT): Sun 18º below horizon

Local
Date
AT
Start
NT
Start
CT
Start
Sun
Rise
Sun
Set
CT
End
NT
End
AT
End
2020 Jul 05   02:4303:2904:0804:4019:2719:5920:3821:24
2020 Jul 06   02:4403:2904:0904:4119:2719:5820:3821:23
2020 Jul 07   02:4503:3004:1004:4119:2619:5820:3721:22

 


Moon Information


Currently (Mon, 2020 Jul 06 23:45 UT)
RA          20 42 32.2
Dec -21 35 27.9
Phase -0.962  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.945 degrees
Diameter 30.90 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 156W

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)
UT DateRiseTransitSet
2020 Jul 0519:2300:0904:53
2020 Jul 0620:1701:0505:57
2020 Jul 0721:0201:5907:04

Phases for 2020

New First Full Last
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Nov 26 2019 15:06 Dec 04 2019 06:59 Dec 12 2019 05:13 Dec 19 2019 04:58
Dec 26 2019 05:14 Jan 03 2020 04:46 Jan 10 2020 19:22 Jan 17 2020 12:59
Jan 24 2020 21:43 Feb 02 2020 01:42 Feb 09 2020 07:34 Feb 15 2020 22:18
Feb 23 2020 15:32 Mar 02 2020 19:58 Mar 09 2020 17:48 Mar 16 2020 09:35
Mar 24 2020 09:29 Apr 01 2020 10:22 Apr 08 2020 02:35 Apr 14 2020 22:57
Apr 23 2020 02:26 Apr 30 2020 20:39 May 07 2020 10:46 May 14 2020 14:03
May 22 2020 17:39 May 30 2020 03:30 Jun 05 2020 19:13 Jun 13 2020 06:24
Jun 21 2020 06:42 Jun 28 2020 08:16 Jul 05 2020 04:45 Jul 12 2020 23:30
Jul 20 2020 17:33 Jul 27 2020 12:33 Aug 03 2020 15:59 Aug 11 2020 16:45
Aug 19 2020 02:42 Aug 25 2020 17:58 Sep 02 2020 05:23 Sep 10 2020 09:26
Sep 17 2020 11:01 Sep 24 2020 01:56 Oct 01 2020 21:06 Oct 10 2020 00:40
Oct 16 2020 19:32 Oct 23 2020 13:24 Oct 31 2020 14:50 Nov 08 2020 13:47
Nov 15 2020 05:08 Nov 22 2020 04:46 Nov 30 2020 09:30 Dec 08 2020 00:37
Dec 14 2020 16:17 Dec 21 2020 23:42 Dec 30 2020 03:29 Jan 06 2021 09:38
Jan 13 2021 05:01 Jan 20 2021 21:02 Jan 28 2021 19:17 Feb 04 2021 17:38

Planet Information


Currently (Mon, 2020 Jul 06 23:45 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         07 04 23.9   +22 36 41.5       
Opposition 19 04 23.9 -22 36 41.5 180E 19:25 00:02 04:40
Mercury 06 27 06.9 +18 28 17.9 10W 04:33 11:31 18:28
Venus 04 25 20.0 +17 12 07.3 38W 02:32 09:26 16:20
Mars 00 23 02.5 -01 04 26.2 100W 22:30 05:23 11:15
Jupiter 19 39 37.9 -21 46 38.5 172W 19:46 00:30 05:05
Saturn 20 06 21.3 -20 28 59.8 165W 20:08 00:57 05:38
Uranus 02 30 04.4 +14 18 43.2 65W 00:49 07:32 14:16
Neptune 23 27 15.9 -04 42 35.3 114W 22:33 04:18 09:55
Pluto 19 42 52.4 -22 20 09.7 171W 19:52 00:34 05:08

 

Selected Positions for July 2020
                Jul 01 2020                       Jul 16 2020                       Jul 31 2020
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Sun 06 40 42.4 +23 06 25.2 07 42 04.2 +21 21 57.7 09 42 35.0 +13 44 46.8
Opposition 18 40 42.4 -23 06 25.2 180E 19 42 04.2 -21 21 57.7 180E 21 42 35.0 -13 44 46.8 180E
Mercury 06 40 09.0 +18 40 19.9 4W 06 24 34.3 +19 31 22.4 18W 09 38 12.6 +15 57 12.1 2W
Venus 04 18 02.2 +17 12 34.8 34W 04 44 41.1 +17 45 22.1 42W 06 32 28.9 +20 06 49.7 46W
Mars 00 10 25.5 -02 17 05.2 98W 00 42 21.8 +00 45 31.6 104W 01 33 47.3 +05 22 31.5 120W
Jupiter 19 42 38.1 -21 38 31.7 166W 19 34 36.4 -21 59 35.6 178E 19 19 42.0 -22 34 00.1 145E
Saturn 20 07 59.5 -20 23 30.6 160W 20 03 34.7 -20 38 05.1 175W 19 54 26.6 -21 06 27.2 153E
Uranus 02 29 19.8 +14 15 12.2 60W 02 31 04.9 +14 23 26.6 74W 02 32 34.1 +14 30 03.5 103W
Neptune 23 27 23.0 -04 41 33.8 109W 23 26 56.7 -04 45 03.5 123W 23 24 51.5 -04 59 32.9 153W
Pluto 19 43 26.2 -22 18 10.6 166W 19 41 55.7 -22 23 19.7 179E 19 38 57.0 -22 33 05.1 149E