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Astronomical agenda for 2014

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Remarkable events

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Sun

Changes of season

Date Exact hour
Spring 20th March 16h 57m UT
Summer 21st June 10h 51m UT
AuUTmn 23th September 02h 29m UT
Winter 21st December 23h 03m UT

Sunrise and sunset hours for any place (Calculation tool in javascript).

Earth's orbit

Date Distance to the Sun
Perihelion (minimum distance) 4th January 147.104.613 km
Afhelion (maximum distance) 4th July 152.093.626 km

Moon

Lunar phases ( UT ):

Lluna Nova Quart Creixent Lluna Plena Quart Minvant
01/01/2014 08/01/2014 16/01/2014 24/01/2014
30/01/2014 06/02/2014 14/02/2014 22/02/2014
01/03/2014 08/03/2014 16/03/2014 24/03/2014
30/03/2014 07/04/2014 15/04/2014 22/04/2014
29/04/2014 07/05/2014 14/05/2014 21/05/2014
28/05/2014 05/06/2014 13/06/2014 19/06/2014
27/06/2014 05/07/2014 12/07/2014 19/07/2014
26/07/2014 04/08/2014 10/08/2014 17/08/2014
25/08/2014 02/09/2014 09/09/2014 16/09/2014
24/09/2014 01/10/2014 08/10/2014 15/10/2014
23/10/2014 31/10/2014 06/11/2014 14/11/2014
22/11/2014 29/11/2014 06/12/2014 14/12/2014
22/12/2014 28/12/2014    

Moon's orbit

Perigee (minimum distance) Apogee (maximum distance)
1 January 30 January 27 February 16 January 12 February 11 March
27 March 23 April 18 May

8 April

6 May 03 June
15 June 13 July 10 August 30 June 28 July 24 August
08 September 06 October 03 November 20 September 18 October 15 November
27 November 24 Desember   12 Desember  

Information about the planets ( UT ):

Mercury

Day Hour Event
     
16 February 21 h Max elong East
     
31 January 10 h Max elong East
     
14 March 07 h Max elong West
     
25 May 07 h Max elong East
     
12 July 18 h Max elong West
     
21 September 22 h Max elong East
     
1 November 13 h Max elong West
     

Venus

Day Hour Event
22 March 20 h Max elong West

Mars

01 March 21 h Conjunction

Jupiter

Day Hour Event
05 January 21 h Opposition
24 July 21 h Conjunction

Saturn

Day Hour Event
10 May 18 h Opposition
18 November 09 h Conjunction

Uranus

Day Hour Event
02 April 07 h Conjunction
07 October 21 h Opposition

Neptune

Day Hour Event
23 February 18 h Conjunction
29 August 15 h Opposition

Eclipses

Solar eclipses

Type Day Hour of the maximum Visibility
Annular 29th April 06h 05m UT Antarctica
Partial 23th October 21h 46m UT Eastern Siberia and North America

Lunar eclipses

Type Day Hour of the maximum Visibility
Total 15th April 07h 46m UT Antarctica, Australia, Pacific, America. Penumbral phase will be visible from Catalonia before the moonset . Almost negligible.
Total 08th October 10h 55m UT Asia, Australia, Pacific, America

Other Events

Meteors Shower

Name Days Maximum aprox Constelation around the radiant Meteors per hour (aprox)
Quadrantids 1-5 January 3 January Bootes 120
Lyrid 15-28 April 22 April Lyra 15
Eta-Aquarid 19 April - 28 May 6 May Aquarius 60
Arietid 22 May-2 July 7 June Aries 54
Delta Aquarid 12 july-19 August 30 July Aquarius 20
Perseids 17 July - 24 August 12 August Perseus 90
Orionids 2October-7 November 21 October Orion 20
Leonids 14 - 21 November 17 November Leo variable
Geminids 7 17 December 13-14 December Gemini 120

Links

  1. Ephemerids from Observatorio Astronómico Nacional
  2. Space calendar
  3. Ephemerids fromROA
  4. Eclipse Homepage from NASA
  5. http://olympus.umons.ac.be/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/ephemerides-olympus-2013.pdf
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