2020 The Night Sky Highlights

The information linked was taken from In-The-Sky website by Dominc Ford.

December 2020

01 Dec 2020 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS) at perihelion Virgo
02 Dec 2020 Pheonicid meteor shower Phoenix
05 Dec 2020 December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower Andromeda
06 Dec 2020 Puppid-Velid meteor shower Vela
07 Dec 2020 23:58 UTC Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition Taurus
08 Dec 2020 00:37 UTC Moon at Last Quarter Leo
08 Dec 2020 Monocerotid meteor shower Monoceros
11 Dec 2020 σ-Hydrid meteor shower Hydra
12 Dec 2020 20:40 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Venus Libra
12 Dec 2020 20:42 UTC The Moon at perigee Libra
12 Dec 2020 21:07 UTC Lunar occultation of Venus Libra
14 Dec 2020 Geminid meteor shower Gemini
14 Dec 2020 16:14 UTC Total solar eclipse Ophiuchus
14 Dec 2020 16:17 UTC New Moon Ophiuchus
15 Dec 2020 14:02 UTC The Moon at perihelion Sagittarius
15 Dec 2020 Comae Berenicid meteor shower Leo
16 Dec 2020 02:30 UTC Mercury at aphelion Ophiuchus
16 Dec 2020 141P/Machholz at perihelion Aquarius
17 Dec 2020 04:30 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter Sagittarius
17 Dec 2020 05:20 UTC Moon and Saturn Capricornus
19 Dec 2020 December Leonis Minorid meteor shower Leo Minor
20 Dec 2020 03:06 UTC Mercury at superior solar conjunction Sagittarius
21 Dec 2020 09:47 UTC December solstice Sagittarius
21 Dec 2020 13:24 UTC Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn Capricornus
21 Dec 2020 23:41 UTC Moon at First Quarter Pisces
22 Dec 2020 Ursid meteor shower Ursa Minor
23 Dec 2020 18:31 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Mars Pisces
24 Dec 2020 16:31 UTC The Moon at apogee Pisces
29 Dec 2020 16:34 UTC The Moon at aphelion Gemini
30 Dec 2020 03:28 UTC Full Moon Gemini

January 2021

02 Jan 2021 13:50 UTC The Earth at perihelion Pisces
03 Jan 2021 Quadrantid meteor shower Bootes
06 Jan 2021 09:37 UTC Moon at Last Quarter Virgo
09 Jan 2021 15:36 UTC The Moon at perigee Scorpius
09 Jan 2021 21:14 UTC Conjunction of Mercury and Saturn Capricornus
10 Jan 2021 16:09 UTC Conjunction of Neptune and Ceres Aquarius
11 Jan 2021 11:06 UTC Conjunction of Jupiter and Mercury Capricornus
11 Jan 2021 20:11 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Venus Sagittarius
12 Jan 2021 23:50 UTC The Moon at perihelion Sagittarius
13 Jan 2021 05:00 UTC New Moon Sagittarius
14 Jan 2021 08:14 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Mercury Capricornus
14 Jan 2021 21:26 UTC 134340 Pluto at solar conjunction Sagittarius
19 Jan 2021 γ-Ursae Minorid meteor shower Ursa Minor
20 Jan 2021 21:02 UTC Moon at First Quarter Pisces
21 Jan 2021 05:36 UTC Conjunction of the Moon and Mars Aries
21 Jan 2021 13:10 UTC The Moon at apogee Aries
21 Jan 2021 21:34 UTC Asteroid 15 Eunomia at opposition Cancer
21 Jan 2021 23:34 UTC Conjunction of Mars and Uranus Aries
24 Jan 2021 01:59 UTC Mercury at greatest elongation east Capricornus
24 Jan 2021 03:04 UTC Saturn at solar conjunction Capricornus
24 Jan 2021 14:22 UTC Asteroid 14 Irene at opposition Cancer
25 Jan 2021 07:37 UTC Mercury at dichotomy Capricornus
27 Jan 2021 Mercury reaches highest point in evening sky Capricornus
28 Jan 2021 19:16 UTC Full Moon Cancer
29 Jan 2021 00:35 UTC Conjunction of Venus and Pluto Sagittarius
29 Jan 2021 01:44 UTC Jupiter at solar conjunction Capricornus
29 Jan 2021 02:08 UTC Mercury at perihelion Capricornus
29 Jan 2021 16:28 UTC The Moon at aphelion Leo

 

 

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