11 Conjunction of Venus and Saturn at sunset (1.8°). 14 Geminids (meteor shower). 22 Winter Solstice 04:19 UT. 26 Annular solar eclipse (India, Indonesia).
EventAstronomical events in December
EventAstronomical events in November
11 Transit of Mercury ahead of the Sun (12:35 - 18:04 UT). 24 Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter at sunset (1.5°). 28 Maximum elongation west of Mercury (20°).
EventAstronomical events in October
3 Moon at 1.2° to Jupiter 21:54 UT. 5 Moon at 0.9° to Saurn 22:00 UT. 20 Maximum elongation east of Mercury (24°). 28 Uranus at opposition.
EventAstronomical events in September
10 Neptune at opposition. 14 Apogee-syzygy or "micromoon". 23 Autumn Equinox at 07:50 UT.
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