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Sunday, 1 September 2013

Astronomical phenomena September 2013

On September 1, 2013 you will see the planet Jupiter over the Moon after 3am.

September 1 Jupiter-Moon

Venus conjunction with Spica on September 6, it will not be too much visible because both go down immediately after the Sun. The same situation will be when on September 8, Venus will be 0.4 degrees by the Moon.

September 8 Venus-Moon
 Conjunction of Mars and Beehive star cluster on September 8, will be visible after 3:30 am to the northeast.

On September 15, 2013, the Moon reaches perigee, the nearest point to Earth; the Moon can be seen all night and will be 80% sunlit as seen from Earth.

 This is how astronomical calendar of September 2013 looks like:

05 september 2013 - New Moon. Moon will be between the Earth and the Sun and will not be visible from Earth. This phase takes place at 11:36.

06 september 2013 - Venus-Spica: 1.5°N at 02:37.

08 september 2013 - Mars - Beehive: 0.5°S la ora 12:00.

08 september 2013 - Venus 0.4 ° N of the Moon, occultation at 11:04 p.m..

15 september 2013  - Moon at the Perigee  at 6:34 p.m. reaches perigee, the closest point to Earth: 367,388 km from Earth.

19  september 2013 - Full Moon. Earth is between the Sun and the Moon and so the Moon will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth. This phase occurs at 11:13.

22 september 2013 - September Equinox.September Equinox occurs at 14:49 UT. The Sun will shine directly on the equator Days and nights will be almost equal in the whole world. This is also the first day of fall (autumn equinox) on the northern hemisphere, and the first day of spring (vernal equinox), in the southern hemisphere.

25 september 2013 - Mercury - Spica: 0.7°N at 00:29.

27 september 2013- Moon at the Apogee.  at 8:17 p.m. the Moon will reach its peak, the farthest point from Earth: 404,309 km from Earth.

To see August's astronomical calendar, visit Astronomical phenomena August 2013 .


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