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Events in January 2020

27 Dec 2019, 16:00 UTC
Events in January 2020
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for January 2020.
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 2020
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(h:m)
Jan 02 01:30 Moon at Apogee: 404580 km
Jan 03 04:45 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Jan 04 09 Quadrantid Meteor Shower
Jan 05 08 Earth at Perihelion: 0.98324 AU
Jan 07 21:09 Aldebaran 3.0°S of Moon
Jan 09 23:29 Moon at Ascending Node
Jan 10 15 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
Jan 10 19:10 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.896
Jan 10 19:21 FULL MOON
Jan 11 02:26 Pollux 5.3°N of Moon
Jan 11 23:54 Beehive 1.0°S of Moon
Jan 13 11:37 Regulus 3.8°S of Moon
Jan 13 14 Saturn in Conjunction with Sun
Jan 13 20:20 Moon at Perigee: 365964 km
Jan 17 12:58 LAST QUARTER MOON
Jan 17 23:03 Mars 4.7°N of Antares
Jan 20 ...

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