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Events for December 2017

25 Nov 2017, 00:00 UTC
Events for December 2017
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for December 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 December 2017
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(h:m)
Dec 03 13:00 Aldebaran 0.8°S of Moon
Dec 03 15:47 FULL MOON
Dec 04 08:42 Moon at Perigee: 357496 km
Dec 07 00 Mercury 1.3° of Saturn
Dec 07 09:30 Beehive 2.5°N of Moon
Dec 08 00:39 Moon at Ascending Node
Dec 08 22:25 Regulus 0.7°S of Moon
Dec 10 07:51 LAST QUARTER MOON
Dec 12 12 Mercury at Perihelion
Dec 13 02 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
Dec 13 16:27 Mars 4.2°S of Moon
Dec 14 06 Geminid Meteor Shower
Dec 14 14:26 Jupiter 4.2°S of Moon
Dec 18 06:31 NEW MOON
Dec 19 01:27 Moon at Apogee: 406605 km
Dec 21 16:29 Winter Solstice
Dec 21 20 Saturn in Conjunction with ...

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