Wednesday 17th Jupiter 2018 @ 06:00am
Callisto passing Jupiter.
Monday 15th January 2018 @ 02:10am
Moon at apogee – the farthest moon of this year 2018.
Saturday 13th January 2018 from 06am onwards
Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waning crescent Moon.
Friday 12th January 2018 from 5am onwards
Two Jupiter’s moons – double shadow transit in process of Jupiter.
Did you know?
Jupiter has at least 69 known moons.
Thursday 11th January 2018 @ 4am onwards
Close approach of Moon, Jupiter and Mars.
Tuesday 9th January 2018
Conjunction of Venus and Pluto.
Monday 8th January 2018
Last Quarter Moon @ 22:25 / 10.25pm in the constellation of Virgo (The Maiden)
(Rises: Tuesday 9th @ 00:20 / 12.20am)
Sunday 7th / Monday 8th January 2018 @ 4am onwards
Mars appears close to south of Jupiter.
Saturday 6th January 2018 – all night
Good opportunity for astrophotography – Comet C/2016 R2 Panstarrs (Mag: +13) is close to the ‘Nose of the Bull’ in the constellation of Taurus (The Bull) at the pointed end of V-shaped Hyades.
Saturday 6th January 2018 @ 07:00 / 7am
Mercury is at its brightest in the morning sky.