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  2014 

 

JANUARY 2014

      

1/03/2014

 

Quadrantids meteor shower peaks before dawn

1/04/2014

 

Earth at perihelion  (91,406,000 miles)

1/05/2014

 

Jupiter at opposition; rises in east at sunset

1/07/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

1/14/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon just south of bright Jupiter after dark

1/15/2014

 

Full "Wolf" moon rises in the east at sunset; smallest full moon of 2014

1/22/2014

 

Waning gibbous moon just north of star Spica after midnight tonight

1/24/2014

 

Waning crescent moon south of Saturn before dawn tomorrow

1/28/2014

 

Waning crescent moon south of bright planet Venus at dawn

1/29/2014

 

Waning crescent moon below bright planet Venus at dawn

1/31/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon north of planet Mercury low in west at sunset

     

FEBRUARY 2014

      

2/02/2014

 

Reddish Mars just north of bluish-white Spica before dawn

2/07/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

2/10/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon just south of bright Jupiter after dark

2/14/2014

 

Full "Snow" moon rises in the east around sunset tonight

2/19/2014

 

Waning gibbous moon just north of star Spica before dawn

2/21/2014

 

Waning gibbous moon north of Saturn before dawn

     

MARCH 2014

      

3/08/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

3/09/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon just southwest of bright Jupiter after dark

3/10/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon just southeast of bright Jupiter after

3/15/2014

 

Full "Worm" moon rises in the east around sunset tonight

3/19/2014

 

Waning gibbous moon east of star Spica and Red Planet Mars

3/20/2014

 

Spring equinox occurs at 8:57 a.m. PDT today

3/24/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

3/25/2014

 

Waning crescent moon in band of the Milky Way before dawn

3/26/2014

 

Waning crescent moon above brilliant planet Venus at dawn

3/27/2014

 

Waning crescent moon to north of brilliant Venus at dawn

     

APRIL 2014

      

4/05/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon west of bright planet Jupiter after dark tonight

4/06/2014

 

First quarter moon south of bright planet Jupiter after dark tonight

4/07/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon east of bright planet Jupiter after dark tonight

4/08/2014

 

Red Planet Mars at opposition; rises in east around sunset tonight

4/14/2014

 

Total lunar eclipse of full "Pink" moon tonight and before dawn tomorrow

4/17/2014

 

Waning gibbous moon east of Saturn before dawn

4/22/2014

 

Lyrids meteor shower peaks before dawn

4/25/2014

 

Waning crescent moon above brilliant planet Venus at dawn

4/26/2014

 

Waning crescent moon to north of brilliant Venus at dawn

     

MAY 2014

      

5/03/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon below bright planet Jupiter at dusk tonight

5/04/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon to south of bright planet Jupiter at dusk tonight

5/06/2014

 

Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks late tonight and before dawn

5/06/2014

 

First quarter moon due south at sunset tonight

5/10/2014

 

Planet Saturn at opposition tonight; rises in the east around sunset

5/11/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon between star Spica and Red Planet Mars after dark

5/13/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon above Ringed Planet Saturn after dark tonight

5/14/2014

 

Full "Flower" moon rises in east around sunset tonight

5/22/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

5/23/2014

 

Possible meteor storm between midnight and 1 a.m. tonight

5/25/2014

 

Waning crescent moon just above brilliant Venus at dawn

5/31/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon below bright planet Jupiter at dusk tonight

     

JUNE 2014

      

6/05/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

6/07/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon south of Red Planet Mars after dark tonight

6/08/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon east of bright star Spica after dark tonight

6/10/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon east of Ringed Planet Saturn after dark tonight

6/12/2014

 

Full "Strawberry" moon rises in east around sunset tonight

6/19/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

6/21/2014

 

Summer Solstice occurs at 2:52 a.m.. PDT

6/24/2014

 

Waning crescent moon next to brilliant planet Venus at dawn

     

JULY 2014

      

7/03/2014

 

Earth at aphelion  (94,506,000 miles)

7/04/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

7/05/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon next to Red Planet Mars after dark

7/07/2014

 

Waxing gibbous moon south of Ringed Planet Saturn after dark

7/11/2014

 

Full "Buck" moon rises in east around sunset

7/18/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

7/24/2014

 

Waning crescent moon south of brilliant planet Venus at dawn

7/25/2014

 

Waning crescent moon south of planet Mercury at dawn

     

AUGUST 2014

      

8/02/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon between bright star Spica and Red Planet Mars

8/03/2014

 

First quarter moon between Ringed Planet Saturn and Red Planet Mars

8/09/2014

 

Full "Sturgeon" moon rises in east at sunset; largest full moon of 2014

8/12/2014

 

Perseid meteor shower peaks before dawn

8/17/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

8/18/2014

 

Planet Jupiter right next to brilliant Venus low in east at dawn

8/31/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon forms triangle with Saturn and Mars after dark

     

SEPTEMBER 2014

      

9/01/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

9/08/2014

 

Full "Harvest" moon rises in east around sunset

9/16/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

9/19/2014

 

Waning crescent moon above bright planet Jupiter at dawn

9/20/2014

 

Waning crescent moon below bright planet Jupiter at dawn

9/22/2014

 

Autumnal equinox occurs at 6:30 p.m. PDT

9/25/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon to right of planet Mercury low in west at sunset

9/26/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon between planets Mercury and Saturn at dusk

9/27/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon to west of Ringed Planet Saturn at dusk

9/28/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon between planets Saturn and Mars at dusk

9/29/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon above Red Planet Mars at dusk

     

OCTOBER 2014

      

10/01/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

10/07/2014

 

Total lunar eclipse of full "Hunter's" moon  after midnight

10/15/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

10/17/2014

 

Waning crescent moon near bright planet Jupiter at dawn

10/18/2014

 

Waning crescent moon below bright planet Jupiter at dawn

10/21/2014

 

Orionids meteor shower before dawn

10/23/2014

 

Partial solar eclipse

10/25/2014

 

Waxing crescent moon above and to the left of planet Saturn at dusk

10/30/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

     

NOVEMBER 2014

      

11/06/2014

 

Full "Beaver" moon rises in east around sunset

11/14/2014

 

Last quarter moon in south at sunrise

11/17/2014

 

Leonids meteor shower before dawn

11/28/2014

 

First quarter moon in south at sunset

     

DECEMBER 2014

      

12/05/2014    Full "Cold" moon rises in east around sunset
12/11/2014    Waning gibbous moon below bright planet Jupiter at dawn
12/13/2014    Geminids meteor shower peaks tonight and before dawn tomorrow
12/19/2014    Waning crescent moon above Ringed Planet Saturn at dawn
12/21/2014    Winter solstice occurs at 3:03 p.m. PST
12/28/2014    First quarter moon in south at sunset
 

All events and times are tabulated for the western U.S. (Pacific Time)
Please make adjustments for your location and local time.