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Events for January 2017

25 Dec 2016, 00:00 UTC
Events for January 2017
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for January 2017.

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 January 2017
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(h:m)
Jan 02 09:20 Venus 1.9°S of Moon
Jan 02 18:14 Moon at Descending Node
Jan 03 06:47 Mars 0.2°S of Moon: Occultation
Jan 03 14 Quadrantid Meteor Shower
Jan 04 15 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98331 AU
Jan 05 19:47 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Jan 09 09 Mercury 6.7° of Saturn
Jan 09 14:07 Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
Jan 10 06:07 Moon at Perigee: 363242 km
Jan 12 11:34 FULL MOON
Jan 12 13 Venus at Greatest Elongation: 47.1°E
Jan 13 13:59 Beehive 3.9°N of Moon
Jan 15 04:07 Regulus 0.9°N of Moon
Jan 15 10:44 Moon at Ascending Node
Jan 19 05:26 Jupiter 2.7°S of Moon
Jan 19 10 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 24.1°W
Jan ...

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