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Events for March 2016

25 Feb 2016, 17:00 UTC
Events for March 2016
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for March 2016. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

Date GMT Astronomical Events for March 2016
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(h:m)
Mar 01 23:11 LAST QUARTER MOON
Mar 02 06:53 Saturn 3.6°S of Moon
Mar 07 10:54 Venus 3.5°S of Moon
Mar 08 10 Jupiter at Opposition
Mar 09 01:54 NEW MOON
Mar 09 01:57 Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.045
Mar 09 06:31 Moon at Descending Node
Mar 10 07:02 Moon at Perigee: 359509 km
Mar 14 13:44 Aldebaran 0.3°S of Moon
Mar 15 17:03 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Mar 20 04:31 Vernal Equinox
Mar 20 14 Venus at Aphelion
Mar 20 19:05 Regulus 2.5°N of Moon
Mar 22 03:57 Jupiter 2.1°N of Moon
Mar 22 12:59 Moon at Ascending Node
Mar 23 11:47 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.775
Mar 23 12:01 FULL MOON

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