ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2012

Feb 3: Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd is just 36’ S-SW of M92 in the Eastern sky before dawn

Feb 7: Mercury Superior Conjunction

Feb 8: Full Moon

Feb 8: The Full within 6 Degrees of Regulus.

Feb 13: A Waning Gibbous Moon forms triangle with Saturn and Spica after midnight.

Feb 14: Last Quarter Moon

Feb 16: A Crescent Moon is 5.5 degrees E-NE of Antares.

Feb 20: Neptune Conjunction

Feb 22: New Moon


Feb 25: A Crescent Moon is just 4.5 degrees from Venus in the Western evening sky shortly after sunset.


Feb 26: A Crescent Moon poses in the middle of two bright planets Jupiter and Venus in the Western evening sky shortly after sunset.


Feb 27: A Crescent Moon (5.2 days old) within 6 degrees of Jupiter in the West shortly after sunset

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