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2018 NEWSTAR Calendar

2018 calendar

  • January 1st, Super Full Moon
  • January 3rd, Quadranids Meteor Shower peaks
  • January 16th, NEW MOON
  • January 31st, Lunar Eclipse, partial eclipse starts 5:48am, total starts at 6:51am, max eclipse 7:09am, moon sets 7:12am
  • February 15th, NEW MOON
  • March 17th, NEW MOON, Messier Marathon, Brillion Nature Center, Mercury and Venus together in the evening sky
  • March 24th, Sheboygan Swap ‘n Sell, http://www.shebastro.org/
  • April 15th, NEW MOON
  • April 22nd, Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks
  • May 4th-5th, NCRAL convention, Sturgeon Bay WI, sponsored by the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society, https://www.doorastronomy.org/
  • May 9th, Jupiter at opposition in the constellation Libra
  • May 15th, NEW MOON
  • June 13th, NEW MOON
  • June 27th, Saturn at opposition in the constellation Sagittarius not far from M22, rings will be almost wide-open at 26 degrees
  • July 12th-15th, WOW weekend at Hartman Creek, we have all 5 sites
  • July 12th, NEW MOON
  • July 12th-15th, WOW, Wisconsin Observers Weekend, Hartman Creek State Park
  • July 11th-14th,  ALCON (national AL convention), Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, near the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport. https://www.astroleague.org/content/alcon-2018
  • July 27th, Mars at opposition in the constellation Capricornus, 24.3", 36 million miles distant
  • August 10th, NEW MOON
  • August 12th, Perseid Meteor Shower peaks
  • August 12th, Venus shines bright in the evening sky
  • August 26th, Mercury is bright in the morning sky
  • September 7th, Neptune at opposition, 2.4", 2.7 billion miles distant, magnitude 7.8
  • September 9th, NEW MOON
  • October 3rd, Uranus at opposition, 3.7", 1.76 billion miles distant, magnitude 5.7
  • October 8th, NEW MOON
  • October 13th, Harvest Moon Fest, Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London
  • November 7th, NEW MOON
  • November 17th, Leonid Meteor Shower peaks
  • December 6th, NEW MOON
  • December 13th, Geminid Meteor Shower peaks
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 03:27