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Astronomical Calendar 2024

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April 2024

2Moon at Last Quarter
6Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
8Total solar eclipse
10Close approach of Saturn and Mars
Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
11Conjunction of Saturn and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and M45
15Moon at First Quarter
22Lyrid meteor shower 2024
24Full Moon

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May 2024

1Moon at Last Quarter
3Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
4Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
5Close approach of the Moon and Mars
Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
η-Aquariid meteor shower 2024
8η-Lyrid meteor shower 2024
9Mercury at greatest elongation west
19Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
15Mercury at dichotomy
Moon at First Quarter
23Full Moon
30Moon at Last Quarter
31Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
Close approach of the Moon and Saturn

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June 2024

2Close approach of the Moon and Mars
3Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
10Daytime Arietid meteor shower 2024
14Moon at First Quarter
20June solstice
22Full Moon
27June Bootid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
28Moon at Last Quarter
29Saturn enters retrograde motion

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July 2024

1Close approach of the Moon and Mars
Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
2Close approach of the Moon and M45
3Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
5The Earth at aphelion
13Moon at First Quarter
18Mercury at dichotomy
21Full Moon
9Mercury at highest altitude in evening sky
22Mercury at greatest elongation east
24Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
28Moon at Last Quarter
Piscis Austrinid meteor shower 2024
29Close approach of the Moon and M45
30Southern δ-Aquariid meteor shower 2024
α-Capricornid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
31Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter

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August 2024

12Perseid meteor shower 2024
Moon at First Quarter
14Close approach of Jupiter and Mars
Conjunction of Jupiter and Mars
17κ-Cygnid meteor shower 2024
19Full Moon
21Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
26Close approach of the Moon and M45
Moon at Last Quarter
27Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
28Close approach of the Moon and Mars
Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
31Aurigid meteor shower 2024

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September 2024

5Mercury at greatest elongation west
6Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
Mercury at dichotomy
8Saturn at opposition
9September ε-Perseid meteor shower 2024
11Moon at First Quarter
17Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
18Full Moon
Partial lunar eclipse
22Close approach of the Moon and M45
September equinox
23Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
24Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
Moon at Last Quarter
25Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
27Daytime Sextantid meteor shower 2024
Comet C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) passes perihelion

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October 2024

2Annular solar eclipse
5October Camelopardalid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Venus
Conjunction of the Moon and Venus
8Draconid meteor shower 2024
9Jupiter enters retrograde motion
10Southern Taurid meteor shower 2024
Moon at First Quarter
11δ-Aurigid meteor shower 2024
12Comet C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) passes perigee
14Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
17Full Moon
18ε-Geminid meteor shower 2024
19Close approach of the Moon and M45
21Orionid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
23Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
24Leonis Minorid meteor shower 2024
Moon at Last Quarter

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November 2024

9Moon at First Quarter
11Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
12Northern Taurid meteor shower 2024
15Saturn ends retrograde motion
Full Moon
16Close approach of the Moon and M45
Mercury at greatest elongation east
22Mercury at highest altitude in evening sky
17Leonid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
The Pleiades cluster is well placed
20Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
21Mercury at dichotomy
α-Monocerotid meteor shower 2024
23Moon at Last Quarter
27The Hyades cluster is well placed
28November Orionid meteor shower 2024

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December 2024

4Conjunction of the Moon and Venus
Close approach of the Moon and Venus
5December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower 2024
6Jupiter at perigee
Mars enters retrograde motion
7Jupiter at opposition
8Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
Moon at First Quarter
Monocerotid meteor shower 2024
11σ-Hydrid meteor shower 2024
13Close approach of the Moon and M45
14Geminid meteor shower 2024
Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
15Full Moon
Comae Berenicid meteor shower 2024
18Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
19December Leonis Minorid meteor shower 2024
20Mercury at dichotomy
21December solstice
22Ursid meteor shower 2024
Moon at Last Quarter
20Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
25Mercury at greatest elongation west

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