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  Sky Calendar -- September 2009
1 Venus 1.2° SSW of Beehive cluster (M44) (32° from Sun, morning sky) at 23h UT. Mag. -3.9.
2 Moon near Jupiter (evening sky) at 19h UT.
4 Full Moon at 16:03 UT.
Full Moon Names (Wikipedia)
10 Moon near the Pleiades (morning sky) at 17h UT.
12 Last Quarter Moon at 2:16 UT.
13 Moon very near Mars (morning sky) at 16h UT. Mag. +0.9. Occultation visible from NW Siberia, Lapland and Greenland.
Occultation of Mars (IOTA)
15 Moon near Beehive cluster (M44) (45° from Sun, morning sky) at 11h UT.
16 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 8h UT (364,053 km; 32.9').
16 Moon near Venus (29° from Sun, morning sky) at 16h UT. Mag. -3.9.
17 Moon near Regulus (24° from Sun, morning sky) at 0h UT.
17 Saturn at conjunction with the Sun at 18h UT. The ringed-planet passes into the morning sky.
18 New Moon at 18:44 UT. Start of lunation 1073.
Lunation Number (Wikipedia)
20 Mercury at inferior conjunction with the Sun at 10h UT. Mercury passes into the morning sky.
20 Venus 0.45° NNE from Regulus (28° from Sun, morning sky) at 13h UT. Mags. -3.9 and +1.4.
20 Moon near Spica (26° from Sun, evening sky) at 18h UT.
22 September equinox at 21:22 UT. The time when the Sun reaches the point along the ecliptic where it crosses into the southern celestial hemisphere marking the start of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere.
Equinox (Wikipedia)
24 Moon very near Antares (evening sky) at 6h UT. Occultation visible from E Asia and Japan.
Occultation of Antares (IOTA)
26 First Quarter Moon at 4:50 UT.
28 Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 4h UT (distance 404,432 km; angular size 29.6').
29 Moon near Jupiter (evening sky) at 22h UT.
All times Universal Time (UT). USA Eastern Summer Time = UT - 4 hours.

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