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Events for February 2014

25 Jan 2014, 12:00 UTC
Events for February 2014
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for February 2014. 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 February 2014
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(h:m)

Feb 02 20:27 Mars-Spica: 4.4°N
04 00 Mercury at Perihelion
05 12:41 Moon at Descending Node
06 19:22 MOON AT FIRST QUARTER
12 05:09 Moon at Apogee: 406232 km
14 23:53 FULL MOON
15 20 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
19 23:59 Mars 3.1°N of Moon
20 03:28 Moon at Ascending Node
21 22:39 Saturn 0.3°N of Moon: Occn.
22 17:15 MOON AT LAST QUARTER
23 17 Neptune-Sun Conjunction
26 05:23 Venus 0.4°S of Moon: Occn.
27 19:52 Moon at Perigee: 360439 km
27 21:24 Mercury 2.9°S of Moon

As the events above transpire, I will post photographs ...

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