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Events for May 2018

25 Apr 2018, 00:00 UTC
Events for May 2018
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for May 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 May_ 2018
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(h:m)
May 02 13:29 Venus 6.3°N of Aldebaran
May 04 20:31 Saturn 1.7°S of Moon
May 05 07 Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
May 06 00:35 Moon at Apogee: 404458 km
May 06 07:24 Mars 2.7°S of Moon
May 07 10:23 Moon at Descending Node
May 08 02:09 LAST QUARTER MOON
May 09 00 Jupiter at Opposition
May 13 17:21 Mercury 2.4°N of Moon
May 15 11:48 NEW MOON
May 16 01 Venus at Perihelion
May 17 18:11 Venus 4.8°N of Moon
May 17 21:06 Moon at Perigee: 363777 km
May 20 11:57 Beehive 1.7°N of Moon
May 20 13:13 Moon at Ascending Node
May 22 00:53 Regulus 1.4°S of Moon
May 22 03:49 FIRST QUARTER ...

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