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Events of December 2019

25 Nov 2019, 00:00 UTC
Events of December 2019
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for December 2019.

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 2019
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(h:m)
Dec 04 06:58 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Dec 05 04:09 Moon at Apogee: 404447 km
Dec 11 11:40 Aldebaran 3.0°S of Moon
Dec 12 05:12 FULL MOON
Dec 13 14:15 Moon at Ascending Node
Dec 14 17:51 Pollux 5.3°N of Moon
Dec 14 18 Geminid Meteor Shower
Dec 15 15:54 Beehive 1.0°S of Moon
Dec 17 04:41 Regulus 3.8°S of Moon
Dec 18 20:30 Moon at Perigee: 370260 km
Dec 19 04:57 LAST QUARTER MOON
Dec 22 04:19 Winter Solstice
Dec 23 01:49 Mars 3.5°S of Moon
Dec 23 03 Ursid Meteor Shower
Dec 26 05:13 NEW MOON
Dec 26 05:18 Annular Solar Eclipse; mag=0.970
Dec 26 13:01 Moon at Descending Node ...

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