Monthly Stargazing Calendar for September 2014

This month can be slightly uneventful with regards to occasions apart from the September equinox on the 2 at 02:29 UTC. The Solar will shine on the equator and there can be almost equal quantities of day and evening all through the world. That is additionally the primary day of (autumnal equinox) within the Hemisphere and the primary day of spring (vernal equinox) within the Southern Hemisphere.

Moon phases

As you realize, the moon has a huge impact on the visibility of celestial our bodies within the evening sky. So listed here are the moon’s phases for this month:

Moon Phases Calendar September 2014

Positions of the planets this month

Mercury: The closest planet to the Solar could be seen at daybreak and nightfall travelling throughout the constellation of Virgo. This planet, being the closest to the Solar, will seem to maneuver rapidly within the evening sky and its place will change within the following weeks.

Venus: The sister planet could be seen travelling throughout the constellations of Leo and Virgo. Similar to Mercury, Venus can solely be seen at daybreak and nightfall.

Mars: The pink airplanet could be seen between the constellations of Libra and Scorpius, not removed from the planet Saturn.

Jupiter: The fuel large is seen within the constellation of Most cancers. Jupiter can simply be noticed with the bare eye, even in extremely illuminated cities.

Saturn: The ringed large could be seen with the bare eye in the constellation of Libra.

Uranus: The fuel large could be seen in the constellation of Pisces with using a telescope.

Neptune: The blue large requires a telescope pointed within the constellation of with the intention to be seen.

astronomical occasions subsequent month

  • October 7 – Uranus at Opposition.
  • October 8 – Whole Lunar Eclipse
  • October 8, 9 – Draconids Bathe.
  • October 22, 23 – Orionids Meteor Bathe.
  • October 23 – Partial Photo voltaic Eclipse.

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