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Celestial Calendar May 2002

Richard Stanton


 
Lunar Phases:		Date	Rise	Trans	Set 
LQ	00:15 PDT	04	02:41	07:44	12:51
NM	03:44 PDT	12	06:18	13:25	20:41
FQ	12:41 PDT	19	12:34	19:44	02:07
FM	04:51 PDT	26	20:56	00:57	06:02

Nearer Planets:			R. A.	Dec.
Mercury, 0.61 A.U., Mag. 4.0
07	06:49	14:26	21:52	04:18.5	+23:58
17	06:38	13:58	21:18	04:32.2	+22:55
27	05:56	13:03	20:09	04:17.0	+19:31

Venus, 1.38 A.U., Mag. -4.3
07	07:34	14:59	22:24	04:50.0	+23:30
17	07:42	15:12	22:42	05:42.6	+24:48
27	07:55	15:25	22:55	06:35.4	+24:55

Mars, 2.43 A. U., Mag. 1.5
07	07:42	15:06	22:30	04:58.3	+23:33
17	07:29	14:55	22:22	05:27.4	+24:09
27	07:17	14:45	22:12	05:56.4	+24:24

Jupiter, 5.85 A. U., Mag. -1.9
07	09:36	16:58	00:23	06:52.0	+23:07
17	09:05	16:26	23:47	06:59.6	+22:58
27	08:35	15:55	23:15	07:07.9	+22:46

Saturn, 9.99 A.U., Mag. 0.9
07	07:44	14:58	22:12	04:52.2	+21:10
17	07:09	14:24	21:39	04:57.4	+21:20
27	06:35	13:50	21:05	05:02.9	+21:29

Sol Star Type G2V — Intelligent Life in System ?
Hours of Darkness
06:37	07	06:04	13:04	20:05	02:56.2	+16:47
06:10	17	05:54	13:04	20:14	03:35.4	+19:18
05:47	27	05:48	13:05	20:22	04:15.6	+21:16

Astronomical Twilight:	Begin	End
JD 2,452,401	07	04:23	21:46
	411	17	04:10	21:59
	421	27	03:59	22:12

Sidereal Time:
Transit Right Ascension at local midnight
07	00:00 = 13:52
17	00:00 = 14:31
27	00:00 = 15:10

Darkest Saturday Night: 11 May 2002
Sunset		20:09
Twilight	21:51
Moon Set	19:39
Dawn Begin	04:18
Hours Dark	06:26
 


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