SkyWatch: June 2021

Dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000
Pluto's position is astrometric, i.e., it accounts for the approx. 6 hour light-time
Elongations are in degrees
Calculations by Brian D. Warner

Location Information for Rise/Set times
Enter Longitude and Latitude in degrees (e.g., 39.1003).
Western/Southern Hemisphere = negative
Enter UTOffset in hours (e.g., 9.5)

Examples: Colo Spgs, CO: –105 +39 -7.0;    Adelaide, Australia =  +138 –34 +9.5)

Longitude   Latitude   UTOffset  

Sun Information

Currently (Thu, 2021 Jun 17 22:42 UT)
RA 05 44 36.1
Dec +23 23 22.2
X 0.059293
Y 0.930607
Z 0.403417
R 1.016017

Local time for sunrise/sunset/twilight
Civil Twilight (CT): Sun 6º below horizon
Nautical Twilight (NT): Sun 12º below horizon
Astronomical Twilight (AT): Sun 18º below horizon

Local
Date
AT
Start
NT
Start
CT
Start
Sun
Rise
Sun
Set
CT
End
NT
End
AT
End
2021 Jun 16   02:3303:2004:0004:3219:2719:5920:3921:26
2021 Jun 17   02:3303:2004:0004:3319:2719:5920:4021:26
2021 Jun 18   02:3303:2004:0104:3319:2719:5920:4021:27

 


Moon Information


Currently (Thu, 2021 Jun 17 22:42 UT)
RA          11 46 28.9
Dec +07 02 44.7
Phase 0.480  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.967 degrees
Diameter 31.61 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 90E

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)

UT DateRiseTransitSet
2021 Jun 1609:1316:2923:32
2021 Jun 1710:1917:1700:01
2021 Jun 1811:2618:0400:28

Phases for 2021

New First Full Last
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Dec 14 2020 16:17 Dec 21 2020 23:42 Dec 30 2020 03:29 Jan 06 2021 09:38
Jan 13 2021 05:01 Jan 20 2021 21:02 Jan 28 2021 19:17 Feb 04 2021 17:38
Feb 11 2021 19:06 Feb 19 2021 18:48 Feb 27 2021 08:18 Mar 06 2021 01:31
Mar 13 2021 10:21 Mar 21 2021 14:41 Mar 28 2021 18:48 Apr 04 2021 10:03
Apr 12 2021 02:31 Apr 20 2021 07:00 Apr 27 2021 03:32 May 03 2021 19:51
May 11 2021 19:00 May 19 2021 19:13 May 26 2021 11:14 Jun 02 2021 07:25
Jun 10 2021 10:52 Jun 18 2021 03:55 Jun 24 2021 18:39 Jul 01 2021 21:11
Jul 10 2021 01:17 Jul 17 2021 10:12 Jul 24 2021 02:37 Jul 31 2021 13:17
Aug 08 2021 13:50 Aug 15 2021 15:20 Aug 22 2021 12:02 Aug 30 2021 07:14
Sep 07 2021 00:52 Sep 13 2021 20:40 Sep 20 2021 23:55 Sep 29 2021 01:58
Oct 06 2021 11:06 Oct 13 2021 03:26 Oct 20 2021 14:57 Oct 28 2021 20:06
Nov 04 2021 21:15 Nov 11 2021 12:47 Nov 19 2021 08:58 Nov 27 2021 12:28
Dec 04 2021 07:44 Dec 11 2021 01:36 Dec 19 2021 04:36 Dec 27 2021 02:24
Jan 02 2022 18:34 Jan 09 2022 18:12 Jan 17 2022 23:49 Jan 25 2022 13:42
Feb 01 2022 05:47 Feb 08 2022 13:51 Feb 16 2022 16:58 Feb 23 2022 22:33

Planet Information


Currently (Thu, 2021 Jun 17 22:42 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         05 44 36.1   +23 23 22.2       
Opposition 17 44 36.1 -23 23 22.2 180E 19:23 23:58 04:33
Mercury 05 04 22.0 +18 31 22.3 11W 04:25 11:23 18:22
Venus 07 19 53.7 +23 34 58.6 22E 06:12 13:32 20:52
Mars 08 24 37.8 +20 37 34.7 37E 07:31 14:39 21:47
Jupiter 22 16 53.5 -11 41 32.6 115W 23:02 04:24 09:37
Saturn 21 01 31.5 -17 39 22.3 134W 22:08 03:08 08:00
Uranus 02 42 31.6 +15 20 20.6 44W 02:13 09:00 15:47
Neptune 23 35 39.4 -03 51 09.9 94W 23:55 05:42 11:22
Pluto 19 52 58.4 -22 26 57.2 150W 21:18 02:00 06:33

 

Selected Positions for June 2021
                Jun 01 2021                       Jun 16 2021                       Jun 30 2021
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Sun 04 35 20.8 +22 00 40.6 05 37 19.5 +23 20 03.7 07 41 02.5 +21 24 27.3
Opposition 16 35 20.8 -22 00 40.6 180E 17 37 19.5 -23 20 03.7 180E 19 41 02.5 -21 24 27.3 180E
Mercury 05 35 04.5 +22 57 12.6 14E 05 07 13.0 +18 47 27.7 8W 06 26 43.0 +22 35 32.8 17W
Venus 05 50 24.9 +24 18 29.0 17E 07 10 38.7 +23 48 48.4 21E 09 41 28.8 +15 34 09.7 29E
Mars 07 41 13.0 +22 46 52.3 43E 08 20 08.6 +20 52 59.1 38E 09 35 17.4 +15 35 30.2 28E
Jupiter 22 14 30.4 -11 50 03.7 99W 22 16 48.1 -11 41 32.3 113W 22 13 14.8 -12 10 08.4 143W
Saturn 21 03 17.5 -17 29 26.5 117W 21 01 47.3 -17 38 00.6 132W 20 55 13.9 -18 09 11.2 162W
Uranus 02 39 17.1 +15 05 28.1 28W 02 42 12.6 +15 18 54.4 42W 02 46 40.2 +15 38 52.2 69W
Neptune 23 35 05.9 -03 53 55.4 78W 23 35 37.4 -03 51 17.0 92W 23 35 20.2 -03 54 36.7 121W
Pluto 19 54 12.4 -22 21 35.7 134W 19 53 06.9 -22 26 21.1 149W 19 50 16.9 -22 37 01.2 178W