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Events for April 2017

25 Mar 2017, 00:00 UTC
Events for April 2017
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for April 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 April 2017
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(h:m)
Apr 01 08:50 Aldebaran 0.3°S of Moon
Apr 01 10 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 19.0°E
Apr 03 18:39 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Apr 05 12:45 Beehive 3.8°N of Moon
Apr 07 04:30 Regulus 0.7°N of Moon
Apr 07 09:14 Moon at Ascending Node
Apr 07 21 Jupiter at Opposition
Apr 10 21:20 Jupiter 2.2°S of Moon
Apr 11 06:08 FULL MOON
Apr 14 06 Uranus in Conjunction with Sun
Apr 15 10:05 Moon at Apogee: 405478 km
Apr 16 18:39 Saturn 3.2°S of Moon
Apr 19 09:57 LAST QUARTER MOON
Apr 20 06 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
Apr 21 08:16 Mars 3.4°S of Pleiades
Apr 21 22:30 Moon at Descending Node

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