Morgan County Observatory - 2017 Calendar of Events
Modified for Morgan County Observatory
Skycal - Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC).

MCOF Star Party Dates shown in RED on Calendar

2017 January
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 46.8+ E
2

Moon-Venus 04:20
Moon D Node 13:14
3

Moon-Mars 01:47
Quadrantids 09:10
4

Perihelion 05:59
First Quarter5

First Quarter 14:47
67
89

Mercury-Sat 04:03
Moon-Aldeb 09:07
10

Moon Perigee 01:07
11

Moon N Dec 04:32
Full Moon12

Full Moon 06:34
Venus East 07:59
1314

Moon-Regulus 23:07
15

Moon A Node 05:45
161718Last Quarter19

Moon-Jupiter 00:26
Mercury West 04:59
Last Quarter 17:14
20
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
21

Moon Apogee 19:14
222324

Moon-Saturn 05:37
25

Moon S Dec 06:59
Moon-Mercury 19:46
26New Moon27

New Moon 19:07
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
28
29

Moon D Node 17:21
3031

Jup-Spica 01:12
Moon-Venus 09:34
Moon-Mars 20:09
1

Venus 45.5+ E
2

Venus-Mars 05:11
First Quarter3

First Quarter 23:19
4

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 February
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
29

Moon D Node 17:21
3031

Jup-Spica 01:12
Moon-Venus 09:34
Moon-Mars 20:09
1

Venus 45.5+ E
2

Venus-Mars 05:11
First Quarter3

First Quarter 23:19
4
5

Moon-Aldeb 16:14
6

Moon Perigee 08:59
7

Moon N Dec 13:34
89Full Moon10

Full Moon 19:33
Pen Lunar Ec 19:45
11

Moon-Regulus 09:04
Moon A Node 14:49
12131415

Moon-Jupiter 09:55
1617
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
Last Quarter18

Last Quarter 14:33
Moon Apogee 16:14
1920

Moon-Saturn 18:44
21

Moon S Dec 15:50
222324
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
25
New Moon26

Moon D Node 01:28
Ann Solar Ec 09:54
New Moon 09:58
27281

Venus 32.5+ E
Moon-Mars 13:58
Neptune Sun 21:22
23

Moon Perigee 02:24
4

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 March
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
New Moon26

Moon D Node 01:28
Ann Solar Ec 09:54
New Moon 09:58
27281

Venus 32.5+ E
Moon-Mars 13:58
Neptune Sun 21:22
23

Moon Perigee 02:24
4

Moon-Aldeb 21:38
First Quarter5

First Quarter 06:32
6

Mercury Super 19:08
Moon N Dec 19:43
78910

Moon-Regulus 17:20
Moon A Node 23:17
11
Full Moon12

Full Moon 10:54
1314

Moon-Jupiter 16:04
15161718

Moon Apogee 13:25
19Last Quarter20

Spring Eq 06:29
Moon-Saturn 06:49
Last Quarter 11:58
21

Moon S Dec 01:22
222324
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
25

Venus Infer 06:31
Moon D Node 11:41
26New Moon27

New Moon 22:57
282930

Moon Perigee 08:39
3
MCOF
Star Party
7:30 pm
1
1

Moon-Aldeb 04:49
Mercury East 05:59
Venus 13.4+ W

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 April
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
26New Moon27

New Moon 22:57
282930

Moon Perigee 08:39
311

Moon-Aldeb 04:49
Mercury East 05:59
Venus 13.4+ W
2First Quarter3

Moon N Dec 02:12
First Quarter 14:39
45

Moon-Beehive 08:45
67

Moon-Regulus 00:30
Moon A Node 05:14
Jupiter Opp 16:58
8
910

Moon-Jupiter 17:20
Full Moon11

Full Moon 02:08
121314

Uranus Sun 01:43
15

Moon Apogee 06:05
16

Moon-Saturn 14:39
17

Moon S Dec 09:12
18Last Quarter19

Last Quarter 05:57
20

Mercury Infer 01:46
21

Mars-M45 04:16
Moon D Node 18:30
22

Lyrids 07:40
23

Moon-Venus 13:59
2425New Moon26

New Moon 08:16
27

Moon Perigee 12:18
28

Moon-Aldeb 13:20
29
30

Moon N Dec 09:33
1

Venus 39.9+ W
First Quarter2

Moon-Beehive 14:23
First Quarter 22:47
34

Moon-Regulus 05:49
Moon A Node 06:42
Eta Aquarids 20:54
5

Mars-Aldeb. 09:51
6

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 May
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
30

Moon N Dec 09:33
1

Venus 39.9+ W
First Quarter2

Moon-Beehive 14:23
First Quarter 22:47
34

Moon-Regulus 05:49
Moon A Node 06:42
Eta Aquarids 20:54
5

Mars-Aldeb. 09:51
6
7

Moon-Jupiter 17:24
89Full Moon10

Full Moon 17:43
1112

Moon Apogee 15:51
13

Moon-Saturn 19:07
14

Moon S Dec 16:29
151617

Mercury West 18:59
Last Quarter18

Last Quarter 20:33
Moon D Node 21:30
1920
2122

Moon-Venus 08:32
23

Moon-Mercury 21:20
24New Moon25

New Moon 15:44
Moon Perigee 21:23
2627

Moon N Dec 19:36
2829

Moon-Beehive 21:50
3031

Moon A Node 07:56
Moon-Regulus 12:08
First Quarter1

Venus 45.8+ W
First Quarter 08:42
23

Venus West 06:59
Moon-Jupiter 19:57

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 June
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
2829

Moon-Beehive 21:50
3031

Moon A Node 07:56
Moon-Regulus 12:08
First Quarter1

Venus 45.8+ W
First Quarter 08:42
23

Venus West 06:59
Moon-Jupiter 19:57
456

Mercury-M45 23:19
78

Moon Apogee 18:21
Full Moon9

Full Moon 09:10
Moon-Saturn 21:25
10

Moon S Dec 23:36
11121314

Moon D Node 22:40
15

Saturn Opp 05:15
16Last Quarter17

Last Quarter 07:33
181920

Moon-Venus 17:13
21

Summer Sol 00:25
Mercury Super 09:55
22

Moon-Aldeb 10:23
New Moon23

Moon Perigee 06:49
New Moon 22:31
24

Moon N Dec 07:12
2526

Moon-Beehive 07:18
27

Moon A Node 12:26
Moon-Regulus 20:26
2829First Quarter30

First Quarter 20:51
1

Moon-Jupiter 03:28
Venus 43.7+ W

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 July
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
2526

Moon-Beehive 07:18
27

Moon A Node 12:26
Moon-Regulus 20:26
2829First Quarter30

First Quarter 20:51
1

Moon-Jupiter 03:28
Venus 43.7+ W
23

Aphelion 20:59
4

Venus-M45 20:21
56

Moon Apogee 00:27
Moon-Saturn 23:34
78

Moon S Dec 06:49
Full Moon9

Full Moon 00:07
Mercury-M44 21:33
101112

Moon D Node 01:17
13

Venus-Aldeb. 14:06
1415
Last Quarter16

Last Quarter 15:26
171819

Moon-Aldeb 19:37
20

Moon-Venus 07:13
21

Moon Perigee 13:09
Moon N Dec 18:11
22
New Moon23

New Moon 05:46
24

Moon A Node 20:47
25

Moon-Mercury 04:49
Moon-Regulus 06:14
Mercury-Reg. 13:07
26

Mars Sun 19:59
27

Delta Aquarids 22:41
28

Moon-Jupiter 16:15
29

Mercury East 23:59
First Quarter30

First Quarter 11:23
311

Venus 38.4+ W
2

Moon Apogee 13:55
3

Moon-Saturn 03:31
4

Moon S Dec 14:17
5

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 August
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
First Quarter30

First Quarter 11:23
311

Venus 38.4+ W
2

Moon Apogee 13:55
3

Moon-Saturn 03:31
4

Moon S Dec 14:17
5
6Full Moon7

Full Moon 14:11
Par Lunar Ec 14:22
8

Moon D Node 06:56
9101112

Perseids 14:35
13Last Quarter14

Last Quarter 21:15
1516

Moon-Aldeb 02:39
1718

Moon N Dec 02:50
Moon Perigee 09:14
19

Moon-Venus 00:45
20

Moon-Beehive 03:15
New Moon21

Moon A Node 06:34
Total Sol Ec 14:26
New Moon 14:30
22232425

Moon-Jupiter 09:00
26

Mercury Infer 16:32
2728First Quarter29

First Quarter 04:13
30

Moon Apogee 07:25
Moon-Saturn 10:23
31

Moon S Dec 22:03
1

Venus-M44 02:10
Venus 31.7+ W
2

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 September
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
2728First Quarter29

First Quarter 04:13
30

Moon Apogee 07:25
Moon-Saturn 10:23
31

Moon S Dec 22:03
1

Venus-M44 02:10
Venus 31.7+ W
2
34

Moon D Node 14:41
5

Neptune Opp 00:18
Full Moon6

Full Moon 03:03
789
10

Mercury-Reg. 01:30
Jup-Spica 17:39
1112

Mercury West 05:59
Moon-Aldeb 08:09
Last Quarter13

Last Quarter 02:25
Moon Perigee 12:04
14

Moon N Dec 09:00
1516

Moon-Beehive 10:50
Mercury-Mars 14:26
17

Moon A Node 14:28
Moon-Venus 20:56
18

Moon-Regulus 00:32
19

Venus-Reg. 17:30
New Moon20

New Moon 01:30
2122

Moon-Jupiter 03:51
Autumn Eq 16:02
23
242526

Moon-Saturn 20:09
First Quarter27

Moon Apogee 02:49
First Quarter 22:54
28

Moon S Dec 06:06
2930

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 October
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 24.5+ W
Moon D Node 22:05
234Full Moon5

Venus-Mars 12:15
Full Moon 14:40
67
8

Mercury Super 16:33
9

Moon Perigee 01:51
Moon-Aldeb 14:05
1011

Moon N Dec 14:21
Last Quarter12

Last Quarter 08:25
13

Moon-Beehive 16:29
14

Moon A Node 18:10
15

Moon-Regulus 06:54
1617

Moon-Mars 06:04
Moon-Venus 20:21
18New Moon19

Uranus Opp 13:24
New Moon 15:12
2021

Orionids 06:54
222324

Moon-Saturn 07:54
Moon Apogee 22:25
25

Moon S Dec 14:13
26

Jupiter Sun 14:02
First Quarter27

First Quarter 18:22
28
29

Moon D Node 02:41
30311

Venus 16.8+ W
2

Venus-Spica 08:58
3Full Moon4

Full Moon 00:23

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 November
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
29

Moon D Node 02:41
30311

Venus 16.8+ W
2

Venus-Spica 08:58
3Full Moon4

Full Moon 00:23
5

S. Taurids 06:22
Moon Perigee 19:09
Moon-Aldeb 21:19
67

Moon N Dec 20:28
89

Moon-Beehive 20:58
Last Quarter10

Last Quarter 15:37
Moon A Node 17:40
11

Moon-Regulus 11:07
12

N. Taurids 05:39
Mercury-Ant. 12:48
1314

Moon-Mars 19:40
151617

Leonids 11:56
New Moon18

New Moon 06:42
1920

Moon-Saturn 19:34
21

Moon Apogee 13:52
Moon S Dec 21:06
2223

Mercury East 18:59
2425

Moon D Node 03:22
First Quarter26

First Quarter 12:03
272829

Mars-Spica 09:27
301

Venus 9.4+ W
2

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2017 December
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
First Quarter26

First Quarter 12:03
272829

Mars-Spica 09:27
301

Venus 9.4+ W
2
Full Moon3

Moon-Aldeb 08:00
Full Moon 10:47
4

Moon Perigee 03:42
5

Moon N Dec 06:43
67

Moon-Beehive 04:30
Moon A Node 19:39
8

Moon-Regulus 17:25
9
Last Quarter10

Last Quarter 02:51
1112

Mercury Infer 20:40
13

Moon-Mars 11:27
14

Geminids 01:07
Moon-Jupiter 09:26
1516
17New Moon18

New Moon 01:31
Moon Apogee 20:27
19

Moon S Dec 04:31
2021

Winter Sol 11:29
Saturn Sun 15:18
22

Moon D Node 05:04
Ursids 10:00
23
2425First Quarter26

First Quarter 04:20
27282930

Moon-Aldeb 19:25
31Full Moon1

Venus 1.9+ W
Mercury West 14:59
Moon Perigee 16:54
Moon N Dec 19:01
Full Moon 21:24
2

Perihelion 21:59
3

Moon-Beehive 14:50
Quadrantids 15:19
4

Moon A Node 02:48
5

Moon-Regulus 02:24
6

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.


All SKYCAL astronomical calculations are by Fred Espenak, and he assumes full responsibility for their accuracy. Special thanks to National Space Club summer intern Sumit Dutta for his valuable assistance in developing the Sky Events Calendar (July 2007).

Permission is freely granted to reproduce this data when accompanied by an acknowledgment:

"Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC)"