SkyWatch: August 2022

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, 2022 Aug 11 13:55 UT)
RA 09 23 45.4
Dec +15 16 42.5
X -0.760024
Y 0.615134
Z 0.266657
R 1.013475

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
2022 Aug 10   03:2704:0504:4005:0918:5919:2820:0220:40
2022 Aug 11   03:2904:0604:4105:0918:5819:2620:0120:38
2022 Aug 12   03:3004:0704:4205:1018:5619:2520:0020:37

 


Moon Information


Currently (Thu, 2022 Aug 11 13:55 UT)
RA          21 03 45.1
Dec -21 58 20.2
Phase 0.995  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 1.014 degrees
Diameter 33.15 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 175E

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

UT DateRiseTransitSet
2022 Aug 1017:4422:2003:00
2022 Aug 1118:3723:2404:20
2022 Aug 1219:2000:2305:41

Phases for 2022

New First Full Last
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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
Mar 02 2022 17:36 Mar 10 2022 10:46 Mar 18 2022 07:18 Mar 25 2022 05:38
Apr 01 2022 06:25 Apr 09 2022 06:48 Apr 16 2022 18:56 Apr 23 2022 11:57
Apr 30 2022 20:29 May 09 2022 00:22 May 16 2022 04:15 May 22 2022 18:44
May 30 2022 11:31 Jun 07 2022 14:49 Jun 14 2022 11:52 Jun 21 2022 03:11
Jun 29 2022 02:53 Jul 07 2022 02:15 Jul 13 2022 18:38 Jul 20 2022 14:19
Jul 28 2022 17:55 Aug 05 2022 11:07 Aug 12 2022 01:36 Aug 19 2022 04:37
Aug 27 2022 08:18 Sep 03 2022 18:08 Sep 10 2022 09:59 Sep 17 2022 21:53
Sep 25 2022 21:55 Oct 03 2022 00:15 Oct 09 2022 20:55 Oct 17 2022 17:16
Oct 25 2022 10:49 Nov 01 2022 06:38 Nov 08 2022 11:03 Nov 16 2022 13:28
Nov 23 2022 22:58 Nov 30 2022 14:37 Dec 08 2022 04:09 Dec 16 2022 08:57
Dec 23 2022 10:17 Dec 30 2022 01:21 Jan 06 2023 23:09 Jan 15 2023 02:11
Jan 21 2023 20:54 Jan 28 2023 15:19 Feb 05 2023 18:29 Feb 13 2023 16:02

Planet Information


Currently (Thu, 2022 Aug 11 13:55 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         09 23 45.4   +15 16 42.5       
Opposition 21 23 45.4 -15 16 42.5 180E 18:54 00:02 05:19
Mercury 10 50 53.3 +07 38 35.4 23E 07:04 13:29 19:52
Venus 08 06 26.5 +20 40 34.2 19W 03:35 10:44 17:53
Mars 03 29 41.7 +17 19 35.4 84W 22:15 06:10 13:04
Jupiter 00 32 06.6 +01 50 19.0 130W 20:12 03:15 09:17
Saturn 21 38 31.0 -15 27 33.6 176W 19:01 00:10 05:09
Uranus 03 04 44.5 +16 59 19.9 90W 21:53 05:47 12:40
Neptune 23 42 13.3 -03 14 38.1 144W 20:24 02:13 07:55
Pluto 19 55 56.1 -22 58 15.1 158E 17:48 22:28 02:59

 

Selected Positions for August 2022
                Aug 01 2022                       Aug 16 2022                       Aug 31 2022
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Sun 08 43 29.6 +18 08 56.1 09 40 41.0 +13 54 21.4 11 33 35.8 +02 51 11.3
Opposition 20 43 29.6 -18 08 56.1 180E 21 40 41.0 -13 54 21.4 180E 23 33 35.8 -02 51 11.3 180E
Mercury 09 47 13.7 +14 53 06.5 16E 11 13 45.4 +04 34 00.5 25E 12 18 17.0 -06 26 20.5 15E
Venus 07 11 51.4 +22 21 48.7 22W 08 29 27.8 +19 36 37.3 18W 10 59 53.0 +07 54 31.8 10W
Mars 03 03 08.7 +15 30 32.6 81W 03 40 48.6 +18 01 06.6 86W 04 49 55.0 +21 25 53.2 99W
Jupiter 00 33 06.0 +01 59 55.3 120W 00 31 17.2 +01 43 43.2 135W 00 20 12.1 +00 25 48.7 168W
Saturn 21 41 31.0 -15 11 28.7 166W 21 37 12.0 -15 34 27.2 178E 21 28 53.4 -16 15 53.6 147E
Uranus 03 04 06.5 +16 56 50.5 80W 03 04 54.2 +16 59 56.6 94W 03 04 11.3 +16 56 41.3 124W
Neptune 23 42 56.7 -03 09 32.5 134W 23 41 52.0 -03 17 05.4 148W 23 38 56.3 -03 36 41.8 178W
Pluto 19 56 56.1 -22 54 45.4 168E 19 55 31.8 -22 59 38.0 154E 19 53 25.0 -23 06 45.3 123E