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Events for December 2016

25 Nov 2016, 17:00 UTC
Events for December 2016
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for December 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 December 2016
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(h:m)
Dec 03 12:34 Venus 5.8°S of Moon
Dec 05 10:39 Mars 2.9°S of Moon
Dec 06 17:35 Moon at Descending Node
Dec 07 09:03 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Dec 10 11 Saturn in Conjunction with Sun
Dec 11 04 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 20.8°E
Dec 12 23:27 Moon at Perigee: 358463 km
Dec 13 04:14 Aldebaran 0.5°S of Moon
Dec 14 00 Geminid Meteor Shower
Dec 14 00:06 FULL MOON
Dec 17 03:17 Beehive 4.1°N of Moon
Dec 18 18:13 Regulus 1.0°N of Moon
Dec 19 04:46 Moon at Ascending Node
Dec 21 01:56 LAST QUARTER MOON
Dec 21 10:45 Winter Solstice
Dec 22 08 Ursid Meteor Shower
Dec 22 16:37 Jupiter 2.4°S ...

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