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SkyWatch: June 2018

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 (Fri, 2018 Jun 22 10:53 UT)
RA    06 02 21.5
Dec +23 26 09.0
X -0.013037
Y 0.932367
Z 0.404186
R 1.016290

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
2018 Jun 21   02:3403:2104:0104:3319:2820:0020:4121:27
2018 Jun 22   02:3403:2104:0204:3419:2820:0020:4121:27
2018 Jun 23   02:3503:2104:0204:3419:2820:0020:4121:27

 


Moon Information


Currently (Fri, 2018 Jun 22 10:53 UT)
RA          13 42 25.6
Dec -05 09 01.0
Phase 0.711  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.941 degrees
Diameter 30.78 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 115E

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)
UT DateRiseTransitSet
2018 Jun 2112:1718:3600:44
2018 Jun 2213:2019:2301:14
2018 Jun 2314:2220:0901:45

Phases for 2018

New First Full Last
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Dec 18 2017 06:31 Dec 26 2017 09:21 Jan 02 2018 02:25 Jan 08 2018 22:26
Jan 17 2018 02:18 Jan 24 2018 22:21 Jan 31 2018 13:27 Feb 07 2018 15:55
Feb 15 2018 21:06 Feb 23 2018 08:10 Mar 02 2018 00:52 Mar 09 2018 11:21
Mar 17 2018 13:13 Mar 24 2018 15:36 Mar 31 2018 12:38 Apr 08 2018 07:18
Apr 16 2018 01:58 Apr 22 2018 21:46 Apr 30 2018 00:59 May 08 2018 02:09
May 15 2018 11:49 May 22 2018 03:50 May 29 2018 14:21 Jun 06 2018 18:32
Jun 13 2018 19:44 Jun 20 2018 10:51 Jun 28 2018 04:54 Jul 06 2018 07:52
Jul 13 2018 02:49 Jul 19 2018 19:53 Jul 27 2018 20:21 Aug 04 2018 18:19
Aug 11 2018 09:58 Aug 18 2018 07:49 Aug 26 2018 11:57 Sep 03 2018 02:38
Sep 09 2018 18:02 Sep 16 2018 23:16 Sep 25 2018 02:53 Oct 02 2018 09:46
Oct 09 2018 03:48 Oct 16 2018 18:03 Oct 24 2018 16:46 Oct 31 2018 16:41
Nov 07 2018 16:03 Nov 15 2018 14:55 Nov 23 2018 05:40 Nov 30 2018 00:20
Dec 07 2018 07:21 Dec 15 2018 11:50 Dec 22 2018 17:49 Dec 29 2018 09:35
Jan 06 2019 01:29 Jan 14 2019 06:46 Jan 21 2019 05:17 Jan 27 2019 21:11
Feb 04 2019 21:04 Feb 12 2019 22:27 Feb 19 2019 15:54 Feb 26 2019 11:28

Planet Information


Currently (Fri, 2018 Jun 22 10:53 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         06 02 21.5   +23 26 09.0       
Opposition 18 02 21.5 -23 26 09.0 180E 19:25 23:59 04:34
Mercury 07 20 03.8 +24 08 35.7 18E 05:52 13:15 20:38
Venus 08 49 42.9 +19 47 09.3 39E 07:41 14:46 21:51
Mars 20 49 58.2 -22 14 34.0 142W 21:57 02:39 07:11
Jupiter 14 45 59.1 -14 49 54.4 133E 15:37 20:43 01:50
Saturn 18 25 55.1 -22 26 35.7 174W 19:32 00:14 04:47
Uranus 01 57 58.5 +11 28 51.6 59W 01:24 07:57 14:31
Neptune 23 10 50.1 -06 19 02.1 104W 23:19 04:59 10:30
Pluto 19 27 27.7 -21 42 49.8 160W 20:31 01:16 05:52

 

Selected Positions for June 2018
                Jun 01 2018                       Jun 16 2018                       Jun 30 2018
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Sun 04 34 23.9 +21 58 46.8 05 36 21.5 +23 19 31.8 07 40 06.4 +21 26 42.3
Opposition 16 34 23.9 -21 58 46.8 180E 17 36 21.5 -23 19 31.8 180E 19 40 06.4 -21 26 42.3 180E
Mercury 04 08 11.2 +20 48 54.9 6W 06 27 50.5 +25 08 27.7 12E 09 24 57.1 +13 55 02.6 26E
Venus 07 04 11.1 +24 31 25.6 34E 08 19 45.4 +21 38 06.8 38E 10 34 00.8 +10 16 47.8 43E
Mars 20 32 50.3 -21 46 47.1 125W 20 47 00.4 -21 57 24.6 136W 20 43 07.3 -24 23 35.2 165W
Jupiter 14 52 58.3 -15 16 08.8 155E 14 47 34.7 -14 55 31.3 139E 14 44 01.0 -14 47 22.2 110E
Saturn 18 32 11.5 -22 21 02.4 153W 18 27 52.3 -22 24 54.5 168W 18 18 31.3 -22 32 45.6 161E
Uranus 01 54 36.1 +11 10 45.9 40W 01 57 05.0 +11 24 07.3 53W 02 00 26.5 +11 41 42.8 81W
Neptune 23 10 30.3 -06 20 09.0 84W 23 10 49.9 -06 18 46.0 98W 23 10 09.0 -06 24 20.7 127W
Pluto 19 29 15.9 -21 37 00.2 140W 19 28 02.3 -21 41 00.3 154W 19 25 03.2 -21 50 04.6 176E