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Volume 24 -- Issue 1
Sky Watch Calendar -- January 2018
01. 'Super' Full Moon
Moon at Perigee - 356,600 km
Mercury at Western Elongation
02.
Earth at Perihelion 0.9833 AU
03.
Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peak
04.
Moon at Ascending Node
Waning Gibbous Moon Near Regulus
07.
Mars and Jupiter Close Conjunction
08.
Last Quarter Moon
09.
Venus at Superior Conjunction
Waning Crescent Moon Near Spica
11.
Waning Crescent Moon
   Near Jupiter and Mars
12.
Mercury and Saturn Close Conjunction
14.
'Super-Mini' Moon at Apogee - 406,500 km
15.
Very Thin Waning Crescent Moon
   Near Saturn and Mercury
16.
New Moon
18.
Moon at Descending Node
19.

Sun Does Enter the Astronomical
   Sign of Capricornus
The Sun Does Not
   Enter the Astrological Sign of Aquarius
26.
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Aldebaran
24.
First Quarter Moon
31. A Blue Full Moon
Moon at Ascending Node
Total Lunar Eclipse

Click here to see a short animated graphic showing the view from my latitude and longitude - as the eclipsed Moon is setting.