Home > Astrology > Celestial Calendar > 2009 Celestial Calendar




2009 CELESTIAL CALENDAR

ke place in the year 2009. A feast to behold for the eyes. This includes the moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses, major planetary conjunctions, occultation and the like.

The events listed here can be viewed by our naked eyes and some with the help of binoculars. This would be a great guide to the night sky viewers, both amateurs and experts in the field.

Happy Viewing!!

Jan  |   Feb  |  Mar   |  Apr   |   May  |  June  |   July   |  Aug  |  Sep  |  Oct  |  Nov  |  Dec |

January

SUN
1
4
11
Full Moon
18
25
MON
1
5
12
19
26
New MoonAnnular Solar Eclipse. The path of annularity will begin off the coast of South Africa and move east and north through the Indian Ocean and into Sumatra and Borneo. A partial eclipse will be visible throughout most of southern Africa, southeastern Asia, and western Australia.
TUES
1
6
13
20
27
WED
7
14
21
28
THU
1
8
15
22
29
FRI
2
9
16
23
30
SAT
3
10
17
24
31

Top

February

SUN
1
8
15
22
MON
2
9
Full MoonPenumbral Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will be visible throughout most of eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, the Pacific Ocean, and western North America.
16
23
TUES
3

10

17
24
WED
4
11
18
25
New Moon
THU
5
12
19
26
FRI
6
13
20
27
SAT
7
14
21
28

Top

March

SUN
1
8
Saturn at Opposition. The ringed planet will be at its closest approach to Earth. This is the best time to view and photograph Saturn and its moons.
15
22
29
MON
2
9
16
23
30
TUES
3

10

17
24
31
WED
4
11
Full Moon
18
25
THU
5
12
19
26
New Moon
FRI  
6
13
20
The Vernal Equinox occurs in the northern hemisphere at 11:44 UT. There will be equal amounts of day and night. This is also the first day of spring.
27
SAT
7
14
21
28

Top

April

SUN
5
12
19
26
MON
6
13
20
27
TUES

7

14
21
28
WED
1
8
15
22
29
THU
2
9
16
23
30
FRI 3
10
17
24
 
SAT
4
11
18
25
New Moon
 

Top

May

SUN
31
3
10
17
24
New Moon
MON
4
11
18
25
TUES

5

12
19
26
WED
6
13
20
27
THU
7
14
21
28
FRI 1
8
15
22
29
SAT
2
9
Full Moon
16
23
30

Top

June

SUN

7
Full Moon
14
21
The Summer Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at 05:45 UT. The Sun is at its highest point in the sky and it will be the longest day of the year. This is also the first day of summer.
28
MON
1
8
15
22
29
TUES
2
9
16
23
30
WED
3
10
17
24
THU
4
11
18
25
FRI
5
12
19
26
SAT
6
13
20
27

Top

July

SUN
5
12
19
26
MON
6
13
20
27
TUES

7
Full MoonPenumbral Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will be visible throughout most of Australia, the Pacific Ocean, and the Americas.

14
21
28
WED
1
8
15
22
New MoonTotal Solar Eclipse. The path of totality will begin in central India and move east through Nepal and China where it will end in the central Pacific Ocean. A partial eclipse will be visible throughout most of eastern Asia and Hawaii.
29
THU
2
9
16
23
30
FRI 3
10
17
24
31
SAT
4
11
18
25
 

Top

August

SUN
30
2
9
16
23
MON
31
3
10
17
Neptune at Opposition. The blue planet will be at its closest approach to Earth. This is the best time to view Neptune, although it will only appear as a tiny blue dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.
24
TUES

4

11
18
25
WED
5
12
19
26
THU
6
Full MoonPenumbral Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will be visible throughout most of the Americas, Europe, Africa, and western Asia.
13
20
New Moon
27
FRI
7
14
Jupiter at Opposition. The giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth. This is the best time to view  and photograph Jupiter and its moons.
21
28
SAT
1
8
15
22
29

Top

September

SUN
6
13
20
27
MON
7
14
21
28
TUES
1

8

15
22
The Autumnal Equinox occurs in the northern hemisphere at 21:18 UT. There will be equal amounts of day and night. This is also the first day of fall.
29
WED
2
9
16
23
30
THU
3
10
17
Uranus at Opposition. The blue-green planet will be at its closest approach to Earth. This is the best time to view Uranus, although it will only appear as a tiny blue-green dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.
24
 
FRI
4
Full Moon
11
18
New Moon
25
 
SAT
5
12
19
26

Top

October

SUN
4
Full Moon
11
18
New Moon
25
MON
5
12
19
26
TUES

6

13
Conjunction os Venus and Saturn. The planets Venus and Saturn will appear only a half-degree apart in the early morning sky.
20
27
WED
7
14
21
28
THU
1
8
15
22
29
FRI
2
9
16
23
30
SAT
3
10
17
24
31

Top

November

SUN
1
1
8
15
22
29
MON
2
Full Moon
9
16
New Moon
23
30
TUES
3

10

17
24
WED
4
11
18
25
THU
5
12
19
26
FRI  
6
13
20
27
SAT
7
14
21
28

Top

December

SUN
6
13
20
27
MON
7
14
21
The Winter Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at 17:47 UT. The Sun is at its lowest point in the sky and it will be the shortest day of the year. This is also the first day of winter.
28
TUES
1

8

15
22
29
WED
2
Full Moon
9
16
New Moon
23
30
THU
3
10
17
24
31

Full Moon
FRI
4
11
18
25
 
SAT
5
12
19
26
 

Top

 Legend

Full Moon
Full Moon
Planetary Event
Planetary Event
New Moon
New Moon
Occultation
Occultation
Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Conjunction
Conjunction
Solar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Meteor Shower
Meteor Shower
Solar Event
Solar Event
Comet
Comet

2008
 | 2009
 | 2010
 | 2011
 | 2012
 | 2013
 | 2014
 | 2015
 | 2016
 | 2017
 | 2018
 | 2019
2020
 | 2021
 | 2022
 | 2023
 | 2024
 | 2025
 | 2026
 | 2027
 | 2028
 | 2029
 | 2030
 |