Visit Worldwide Topsites

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Astronomical phenomena March 2015.

Calendar with astronomical events for you to observe.
Opportunities for observation for March 2015:

Here's how it looks:

March 02, 2015 - Comet 6P / d'Arrest reaches perihelion, the closest position of the sun. It was discovered on June 28, 1851. Its diameter is 3.2 km. It has an orbit of 6.54 years.

►March 5, 2015 - Moon at apogee. Luna reach the farthest point from Earth (406386 km from Earth) at 6:35 GMT

►March 5, 2015 - Full Moon. The earth will be between the Sun and the Moon, and therefore, the Moon will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth. This phase occurs at 18:05 GMT.

March 06, 2015 - Mercury at aphelion. The planet is at the farthest point from the Sun at 20:00.

March 13, 2015 - Moon at the last quarter. at 17:48 GMT.

March 13, 2015 - Comet D / 1884 O1 (Bernard) reaches perihelion, the closest position of the sun. It was discovered on July 24, 1884. No data about its diameter. It has an orbit of 5.38 years.

►March 19, 2015 - The Moon reaches perigee, the closest point to Earth (357584 km from Earth), at 19:38 GMT

►March 20, 2015 - Equinox of March. March Equinox occurs at 22:45 GMT. The Sun will shine directly on the equator and the days and nights will be almost equal in the whole world. This is also the first day of spring (spring equinox) in the northern hemisphere and the first day of fall (autumnal equinox), in the southern hemisphere.

►March 20, 2015 - New Moon. Moon will be directly between the Earth and the Sun and will not be visible from Earth. This phase occurs at 09:36 GMT.

March 20, 2015 - Total eclipse of the Sun, at 09:46. A partial solar eclipse occurs when the Moon covers only a part of the solar disk and sometimes resembles a bite of a cookie. Total solar eclipse will be visible from Svalbard and the Faroe Islands. The eclipse will be partial to the people of Iceland, Europe, North-East Asia and North Western Africa.
A total solar eclipse can be seen only with a special solar filter or looking at the reflection of the Sun.

►March 21, 2015 - Mars 0.6 ° N Moon at 22:13 GMT. Occultation.

March 25, 2015 - Comet P / 2008 WZ96 (LINEAR) reaches perihelion, the closest position of the sun. It was discovered on 30 November 2008. No data yet about its orbit or diameter.

►March 27, 2015 - Moon at the first quarter. at 07:43 GMT.

Previous calendar:  Astronomical phenomena February 2015


Post a Comment

All images are © Copyright 2010-2015 Lupu Victor. All rights reserved.Images may not be reproduced, published, or copied in any form without written permission of the author. Thank you for respecting the intellectual property rights. ASTROFOTOGRAFIA | Lupu Victor Astronomy - Contact - About
Design by Free WordPress Themes | Bloggerized by Lasantha - Premium Blogger Themes | Online Project management