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Events for January 2018

29 Dec 2017, 14:36 UTC
Events for January 2018
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for January 2018.

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 2018
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(h:m)
Jan 01 20 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 22.7°W
Jan 01 21:54 Moon at Perigee: 356566 km
Jan 02 02:24 FULL MOON
Jan 03 06 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98329 AU
Jan 03 19:50 Beehive 2.3°N of Moon
Jan 03 20 Quadrantid Meteor Shower
Jan 04 07:48 Moon at Ascending Node
Jan 05 07:24 Regulus 0.9°S of Moon
Jan 08 22:25 LAST QUARTER MOON
Jan 09 06 Venus at Superior Conjunction
Jan 11 05:59 Jupiter 4.3°S of Moon
Jan 11 10:03 Mars 4.6°S of Moon
Jan 13 08 Mercury 0.7° of Saturn
Jan 15 02:10 Moon at Apogee: 406461 km
Jan 15 02:13 Saturn 2.6°S of Moon
Jan 15 07:24 Mercury 3.4°S of Moon
Jan 17 02:17 ...

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