SkyWatch: May 2022

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 (Thu, 2022 May 19 10:58 UT)
RA 03 42 47.6
Dec +19 42 08.0
X 0.533747
Y 0.788494
Z 0.341802
R 1.011651

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
2022 May 18   02:5203:3404:1204:4219:0819:3820:1620:58
2022 May 19   02:5103:3304:1104:4119:0919:3920:1720:59
2022 May 20   02:5003:3204:1004:4119:1019:4020:1821:00

 


Moon Information


Currently (Thu, 2022 May 19 10:58 UT)
RA          19 03 36.7
Dec -26 48 34.7
Phase -0.846  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 1.007 degrees
Diameter 32.93 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 130W

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)

UT DateRiseTransitSet
2022 May 1821:2902:0606:35
2022 May 1922:3803:1207:44
2022 May 2023:3604:1509:01

Phases for 2022

New First Full Last
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Dec 04 2021 07:44 Dec 11 2021 01:36 Dec 19 2021 04:36 Dec 27 2021 02:24
Jan 02 2022 18:34 Jan 09 2022 18:12 Jan 17 2022 23:49 Jan 25 2022 13:42
Feb 01 2022 05:47 Feb 08 2022 13:51 Feb 16 2022 16:58 Feb 23 2022 22:33
Mar 02 2022 17:36 Mar 10 2022 10:46 Mar 18 2022 07:18 Mar 25 2022 05:38
Apr 01 2022 06:25 Apr 09 2022 06:48 Apr 16 2022 18:56 Apr 23 2022 11:57
Apr 30 2022 20:29 May 09 2022 00:22 May 16 2022 04:15 May 22 2022 18:44
May 30 2022 11:31 Jun 07 2022 14:49 Jun 14 2022 11:52 Jun 21 2022 03:11
Jun 29 2022 02:53 Jul 07 2022 02:15 Jul 13 2022 18:38 Jul 20 2022 14:19
Jul 28 2022 17:55 Aug 05 2022 11:07 Aug 12 2022 01:36 Aug 19 2022 04:37
Aug 27 2022 08:18 Sep 03 2022 18:08 Sep 10 2022 09:59 Sep 17 2022 21:53
Sep 25 2022 21:55 Oct 03 2022 00:15 Oct 09 2022 20:55 Oct 17 2022 17:16
Oct 25 2022 10:49 Nov 01 2022 06:38 Nov 08 2022 11:03 Nov 16 2022 13:28
Nov 23 2022 22:58 Nov 30 2022 14:37 Dec 08 2022 04:09 Dec 16 2022 08:57
Dec 23 2022 10:17 Dec 30 2022 01:21 Jan 06 2023 23:09 Jan 15 2023 02:11
Jan 21 2023 20:54 Jan 28 2023 15:19 Feb 05 2023 18:29 Feb 13 2023 16:02

Planet Information


Currently (Thu, 2022 May 19 10:58 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         03 42 47.6   +19 42 08.0       
Opposition 15 42 47.6 -19 42 08.0 180E 19:04 23:54 04:43
Mercury 03 59 23.8 +20 02 40.7 4E 05:08 12:13 19:17
Venus 01 12 11.8 +05 35 28.9 39W 03:09 09:23 15:38
Mars 23 45 51.8 -03 21 35.5 63W 02:04 07:54 13:51
Jupiter 00 06 24.1 -00 31 50.7 57W 02:25 08:19 14:14
Saturn 21 49 31.0 -14 17 40.1 93W 00:39 05:52 10:57
Uranus 02 51 45.1 +16 04 36.1 13W 04:15 11:05 17:54
Neptune 23 42 24.0 -03 09 25.4 63W 01:54 07:44 13:27
Pluto 20 02 57.0 -22 29 16.5 120W 23:24 04:05 08:38

 

Selected Positions for May 2022
                May 01 2022                       May 16 2022                       May 31 2022
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Sun 02 31 35.9 +14 54 38.7 03 29 53.3 +18 58 19.3 05 36 16.6 +23 19 27.3
Opposition 14 31 35.9 -14 54 38.7 180E 15 29 53.3 -18 58 19.3 180E 17 36 16.6 -23 19 27.3 180E
Mercury 03 51 27.1 +22 55 49.9 20E 04 05 05.4 +21 15 16.2 9E 04 01 06.5 +16 58 11.3 23W
Venus 23 53 58.7 -02 04 34.1 43W 00 58 07.3 +04 12 49.6 40W 03 17 41.8 +16 20 54.7 33W
Mars 22 54 49.5 -08 35 26.6 59W 23 36 52.0 -04 18 14.5 62W 01 01 29.6 +04 35 58.9 69W
Jupiter 23 53 12.8 -01 54 07.0 43W 00 04 11.1 -00 45 35.1 54W 00 22 24.5 +01 05 12.8 79W
Saturn 21 46 31.2 -14 29 39.8 76W 21 49 07.7 -14 19 02.7 90W 21 50 07.1 -14 20 01.0 120W
Uranus 02 47 35.0 +15 46 00.7 4E 02 51 01.0 +16 01 21.2 10W 02 57 38.2 +16 30 03.7 38W
Neptune 23 40 43.2 -03 19 30.9 46W 23 42 08.4 -03 10 57.7 60W 23 43 50.6 -03 01 27.5 89W
Pluto 20 03 17.4 -22 25 34.7 102W 20 03 03.2 -22 28 29.1 117W 20 01 18.2 -22 37 46.8 147W