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Events for April 2016

25 Mar 2016, 17:00 UTC
Events for April 2016
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for April 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 April 2016
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(h:m)
Apr 05 17 Mercury at Perihelion
Apr 05 17:27 Moon at Descending Node
Apr 06 08:30 Venus 0.7°S of Moon: Occultation
Apr 07 11:24 NEW MOON
Apr 07 17:36 Moon at Perigee: 357164 km
Apr 08 10:35 Mercury 5.2°N of Moon
Apr 09 21 Uranus in Conjunction with Sun
Apr 10 22:05 Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
Apr 14 03:59 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Apr 17 00:46 Regulus 2.5°N of Moon
Apr 18 04:42 Jupiter 2.2°N of Moon
Apr 18 14 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 19.9°E
Apr 18 18:04 Moon at Ascending Node
Apr 21 07:59 Spica 5.1°S of Moon
Apr 21 16:05 Moon at Apogee: 406352 km
Apr 22 05:24 FULL MOON
Apr ...

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