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This astronomical calendar for year 2017 contains dates for important and notable celestial events that include moon phases, eclipses, conjunctions, etc. This is a vital list of astronomical events that one should not miss for the year. Mark your calendar, grab your telescope or binoculars and take a look at some of year 2017's best astronomical events. www.findyourfate.com.



This is a quick pick for the best astronomical events due in 2017. A number of astronomical events await sky gazers this year and this is the best possible list that hopefully all of us would live to look at. The astronomical events are listed on a monthly basis for the year 2017 for easy reference.




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Major Astronomical Events

JANUARY

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Venus 1.9°S of Moon
January 2
09:20am
16:20pm
02:50pm
Moon at Descending Node
January 2
18:14pm
01:14am
11:44pm
Mars 0.2°S of Moon: Occn.
January 3
06:47am
13:47pm
12:17pm
Quadrantid Meteor Shower
January 3
14:00pm
21:00pm
09:30pm
Earth at Perihelion: 0.98331 AU
January 4
15:00pm
22:00pm
10:30pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
January 5
19:47pm
02:47am
01:17am
Mercury 6.7° of Saturn
January 9
09:00am
16:00pm
02:30pm
Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
January 9
14:07pm
21:07pm
07:37pm
Moon at Perigee: 363242 km
January 10
06:07am
13:07pm
11:37am
FULL MOON
January 12
11:34am
18:34pm
05:04pm
Venus at Greatest Elong: 47.1°E
January 12
13:00pm
20:00pm
06:30pm
Beehive 3.9°N of Moon
January 13
13:59pm
20:59pm
07:29pm
Regulus 0.9°N of Moon
January 15
04:07am
11:07am
09:37am
Moon at Ascending Node
January 15
10:44am
17:44pm
04:14pm
Jupiter 2.7°S of Moon
January 19
05:26pm
12:26pm
10:56am
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 24.1°W
January 19
10:00am
17:00pm
03:30pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
January 19
22:14pm
05:14am
03:44am
Moon at Apogee: 404913 km
January 22
00:14am
07:14am
05:44am
Saturn 3.6°S of Moon
January 24
10:37am
17:37pm
04:07am
Mercury 3.7°S of Moon
January 26
00:46am
07:46am
06:16am
NEW MOON
January 28
00:07am
07:07am
05:37am
Moon at Descending Node
January 29
22:21am
05:21am
03:51pm
Jupiter 3.5°N of Spica
January 31
13:11pm
20:11pm
06:41pm
Venus 4.1°N of Moon
January 31
14:34pm
21:34pm
08:04pm



FEBRUARY 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Mars 2.3°N of Moon
February 1
01:09am
08:09am
06:39am
FIRST QUARTER MOON
February 4
04:19am
11:19am
09:49am
Aldebaran 0.2°S of Moon
February 5
21:14pm
04:14pm
02:44am
Moon at Perigee: 368817 km
February 6
13:59pm
20:59pm
07:29pm
Mercury at Aphelion
February 7
14:00pm
21:00pm
07:30pm
Beehive 3.9°N of Moon
February 9
23:46pm
06:46am
05:16am
FULL MOON
February 11
00:33am
07:33am
06:03am
Pen. Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.988
February 11
00:44am
07:44am
06:14am
Regulus 0.8°N of Moon
February 11
14:04pm
21:04pm
07:34pm
Moon at Ascending Node
February 11
19:49pm
02:49am
01:19am
Jupiter 2.7°S of Moon
February 15
14:55pm
21:55pm
08:25pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
February 18
19:33pm
02:33pm
01:11pm
Jupiter at Aphelion
February 18
21:00pm
04:00am
02:30am
Moon at Apogee: 404376 km
February 20
16:00pm
23:00pm
09:30pm
Saturn 3.6°S of Moon
February 20
23:44pm
01:20am
11:50pm
Moon at Descending Node
February 26
06:28am
13:28pm
11:58am
Annular Solar Eclipse; mag=0.992
February 26
14:53pm
21:53pm
08:23pm
NEW MOON
February 26
14:58pm
21:58pm
08:28pm



MARCH 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Mars 4.3°N of Moon
March 1
18:58pm
01:58am
12:08am
Neptune in Conjunction with Sun
March 2
02:00am
09:00am
07:30am
Moon at Perigee: 369065 km
March 3
07:24am
14:24pm
12:54pm
Aldebaran 0.2°S of Moon
March 5
02:38am
09:38am
08:08am
FIRST QUARTER MOON
March 5
11:32am
18:32pm
05:02pm
Mercury at Superior Conjunction
March 7
00:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Beehive 3.9°N of Moon
March 9
07:12am
14:21pm
12:42pm
Regulus 0.8°N of Moon
March 10
22:20pm
05:20am
03:50am
Moon at Ascending Node
March 11
04:17am
11:17am
09:47am
FULL MOON
March 12
14:54pm
21:54pm
08:24pm
Jupiter 2.5°S of Moon
March 14
20:04pm
03:04pm
01:34am
Moon at Apogee: 404651 km
March 18
17:25pm
24:25pm
10:55pm
Vernal Equinox
March 20
10:29pm
17:29am
03:59pm
Saturn 3.4°S of Moon
March 20
10:49am
17:49pm
04:19pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
March 20
15:58pm
22:58pm
09:28pm
Mercury at Perihelion
March 23
14:00pm
21:00pm
07:30pm
Venus at Inferior Conjunction
March 25
11:00am
19:01pm
16:31pm
Moon at Descending Node
March 25
15:41pm
22:41pm
09:11pm
NEW MOON
March 28
02:57am
09:57am
08:27am
Moon at Perigee: 363855 km
March 30
12:39pm
19:39pm
06:09pm
Mars 5.5°N of Moon
March 30
13:03pm
20:03pm
06:33pm


APRIL 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Aldebaran 0.3°S of Moon
April 1
08:50pm
15:50pm
02:20pm
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 19.0°E
April 1
10:00pm
17:00pm
03:30pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
April 3
18:39pm
01:39am
12:09pm
Beehive 3.8°N of Moon
April 5
12:45pm
19:45pm
06:15pm
Regulus 0.7°N of Moon
April 7
04:30am
11:30am
10:00am
Moon at Ascending Node
April 7
09:14am
16:14pm
02:44pm
Jupiter at Opposition
April 7
21:00pm
04:00am
02:30am
Jupiter 2.2°S of Moon
April 10
21:20pm
04:20am
02:50am
FULL MOON
April 11
06:08am
13:08am
11:38am
Uranus in Conjunction with Sun
April 14
06:00am
13:00pm
11:30am
Moon at Apogee: 405478 km
April 15
10:05am
17:05pm
03:35pm
Saturn 3.2°S of Moon
April 16
18:39pm
01:39am
12:09pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
April 19
09:57am
16:57pm
03:27pm
Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
April 20
06:00am
13:00pm
11:30am
Mars 3.4°S of Pleiades
April 21
08:16pm
15:46pm
01:46pm
Moon at Descending Node
April 21
22:30pm
05:30am
04:00am
Lyrid Meteor Shower
April 22
12:00pm
19:00pm
05:30pm
Venus 5.2°N of Moon
April 23
17:59am
24:59pm
11:29pm
NEW MOON
April 26
12:16pm
19:16pm
05:46pm
Moon at Perigee: 359325 km
April 27
16:18pm
23:18pm
09:48pm
Aldebaran 0.5°S of Moon
April 28
17:19pm
00:19am
10:49pm


MAY 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Beehive 3.6°N of Moon
May 2
18:23pm
01:23am
11:53pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
May 3
02:47am
09:47am
08:17am
Regulus 0.5°N of Moon
May 4
09:49am
16:49pm
03:19pm
Moon at Ascending Node
May 4
10:42am
17:42pm
04:12pm
Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
May 5
01:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Mars 6.1°N of Aldebaran
May 5
13:51pm
20:51pm
07:21pm
Jupiter 2.1°S of Moon
May 7
21:24pm
04:24am
02:54am
FULL MOON
May 10
21:43am
04:43am
03:13am
Moon at Apogee: 406212 km
May 12
19:51am
02:51am
01:21am
Saturn 3.1°S of Moon
May 13
23:07pm
06:07am
04:37am
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 25.8°W
May 17
23:00pm
06:00am
04:30am
LAST QUARTER MOON
May 19
00:33am
07:33am
06:03am
Moon at Descending Node
May 19
01:30am
08:30am
07:00am
Venus 2.4°N of Moon
May 22
12:32pm
19:00pm
05:30pm
Mercury 1.6°N of Moon
May 24
01:20am
08:20am
06:50am
NEW MOON
May 25
19:44pm
02:44am
01:14am
Moon at Perigee: 357210 km
May 26
01:23am
08:23am
06:53am
Beehive 3.4°N of Moon
May 30
01:50am
08:50am
07:20am
Moon at Ascending Node
May 31
11:56am
18:56pm
05:26pm
Regulus 0.3°N of Moon
May 31
16:08pm
23:08pm
09:38pm


JUNE 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
FIRST QUARTER MOON
June 1
12:42pm
19:42pm
06:12pm
Venus at Greatest Elong: 45.9°W
June 3
11:00am
18:00pm
04:30pm
Jupiter 2.3°S of Moon
June 3
23:57pm
06:57am
05:27am
Mercury 5.3°S of Pleiades
June 7
03:19am
10:19am
08:49am
Moon at Apogee: 406402 km
June 8
22:21pm
05:21am
03:51am
FULL MOON
June 9
13:10pm
20:10pm
06:40pm
Saturn 3.1°S of Moon
June 10
01:25am
08:25am
06:55am
Venus at Aphelion
June 13
00:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Moon at Descending Node
June 15
02:40am
09:40am
08:10am
Saturn at Opposition
June 15
09:00am
16:00pm
02:30pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
June 17
11:33am
18:33pm
05:03pm
Mercury at Perihelion
June 19
13:00pm
20:00pm
06:30pm
Venus 2.4°N of Moon
June 20
21:13pm
04:13am
02:43am
Summer Solstice
June 21
04:25am
11:25am
09:55am
Mercury at Superior Conjunction
June 21
14:00pm
21:00pm
07:30pm
Aldebaran 0.5°S of Moon
June 22
14:23pm
18:02pm
04:32pm
Moon at Perigee: 357938 km
June 23
10:49am
17:49pm
04:19pm
NEW MOON
June 24
02:31am
09:31am
08:01am
Beehive 3.2°N of Moon
June 26
11:18am
18:18pm
04:48pm
Moon at Ascending Node
June 27
16:26pm
23:26pm
09:56pm
Regulus 0.1°N of Moon
June 28
00:26am
07:26am
05:56am


JULY 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
FIRST QUARTER MOON
July 1
00:51am
07:51am
06:21am
Jupiter 2.7°S of Moon
July 1
07:28am
14:28pm
12:58pm
Earth at Aphelion: 1.01668 AU
July 3
20:00pm
03:00am
01:30am
Venus 6.5°S of Pleiades
July 5
00:21am
07:21am
05:51am
Moon at Apogee: 405934 km
July 6
04:27pm
11:27am
09:57am
Saturn 3.2°S of Moon
July 7
03:34am
10:34am
09:04am
FULL MOON
July 9
04:07am
11:37am
09:37am
Mercury 0.1°N of Beehive
July 10
01:33am
08:33am
07:03am
Moon at Descending Node
July 12
05:17am
12:17pm
10:47am
Venus 3.1°N of Aldebaran
July 13
18:03pm
01:03am
11:33pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
July 16
19:26pm
02:26am
12:56pm
Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
July 19
23:37pm
06:37am
05:07am
Venus 2.7°N of Moon
July 20
11:13am
18:13pm
04:43am
Moon at Perigee: 361238 km
July 21
17:09pm
24:09pm
10:39pm
NEW MOON
July 23
09:46am
16:46pm
03:16am
Moon at Ascending Node
July 25
00:46am
07:46am
06:16am
Mercury 0.9°S of Moon: Occn.
July 25
08:49am
15:49pm
02:19pm
Regulus 0.0°S of Moon
July 25
10:14am
18:14pm
03:44pm
Mercury 0.8°S of Regulus
July 25
17:03pm
24:03pm
10:33pm
Mars in Conjunction with Sun
July 27
00:00am
07:00am
05:30pm
Delta-Aquarid Meteor Shower
July 28
03:00am
10:00am
08:30am
Jupiter 3.1°S of Moon
July 28
20:15pm
03:15am
01:45am
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 27.2°E
July 30
04:00am
11:00am
09:30am
FIRST QUARTER MOON
July 30
15:23pm
22:23pm
08:53pm


AUGUST 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Mercury at Aphelion
August 2
13:00pm
20:00pm
18:30pm
Moon at Apogee: 405026 km
August 2
17:55pm
24:55pm
11:25pm
Saturn 3.5°S of Moon
August 3
07:31am
14:31pm
01:01pm
FULL MOON
August 7
18:11am
01:11am
11:41pm
Partial Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.246
August 7
18:20pm
01:20am
11:50pm
Moon at Descending Node
August 8
10:56am
18:56pm
04:26pm
Perseid Meteor Shower
August 12
19:00pm
02:00am
12:30pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
August 15
01:15am
08:15am
05:45am
Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
August 16
06:39am
01:39am
12:09pm
Moon at Perigee: 366129 km
August 18
13:14pm
20:14pm
06:44pm
Venus 2.2°N of Moon
August 19
04:45am
11:45am
10:15am
Beehive 3.2°N of Moon
August 20
07:15am
14:15pm
12:45pm
Venus 7.2°S of Pollux
August 20
18:08pm
01:08am
11:38pm
Moon at Ascending Node
August 21
10:34am
18:34pm
04:04pm
Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.031
August 21
18:26pm
01:26am
11:56pm
NEW MOON
August 21
18:30am
01:30am
12:00pm
Jupiter 3.5°S of Moon
August 25
13:00pm
20:00pm
06:30pm
Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
August 26
21:00pm
04:00am
02:30am
FIRST QUARTER MOON
August 29
08:13am
15:13pm
01:43am
Moon at Apogee: 404307 km
August 30
11:25am
18:55pm
04:55pm
Saturn 3.6°S of Moon
August 30
14:23pm
21:23pm
07:53pm


SEPTEMBER 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Venus 1.4°S of Beehive
September 1
06:08am
13:08pm
11:38am
Moon at Descending Node
September 4
18:41pm
01:41am
12:11pm
Mercury 3.2° of Mars
September 5
00:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Neptune at Opposition
September 5
04:00am
11:00am
09:30am
FULL MOON
September 6
07:03am
14:03pm
12:33pm
Mercury 0.7°S of Regulus
September 10
05:30am
12:30pm
11:00am
Jupiter 2.9°N of Spica
September 10
21:44pm
04:44am
02:14am
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 17.9°W
September 12
10:00am
18:00pm
03:30pm
Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
September 12
12:09pm
19:09pm
05:39pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
September 13
06:25am
13:25pm
11:55am
Moon at Perigee: 369856 km
September 13
16:04pm
23:04pm
21:34pm
Mercury at Perihelion
September 15
12:00pm
19:00pm
05:30pm
Beehive 3.1°N of Moon
September 16
14:50pm
21:50pm
08:20pm
Mercury 0.1° of Mars
September 16
18:00pm
01:00am
11:30pm
Moon at Ascending Node
September 17
18:28pm
01:28am
11:58pm
Venus 0.5°N of Moon: Occn.
September 18
00:56am
07:56am
06:26am
Regulus 0.1°S of Moon
September 18
04:32am
11:32am
10:02am
Mercury 0.0°N of Moon: Occn.
September 18
23:22pm
06:22am
04:52am
Venus 0.4°N of Regulus
September 19
21:30pm
04:30am
03:00am
NEW MOON
September 20
05:30am
12:30pm
11:00am
Jupiter 3.7°S of Moon
September 22
07:51am
14:51pm
01:21pm
Autumnal Equinox
September 22
20:02pm
03:02am
01:32am
Saturn 3.5°S of Moon
September 27
00:09pm
07:09am
05:39am
Moon at Apogee: 404342 km
September 27
06:49am
13:49pm
12:29pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
September 28
02:54am
09:54am
08:24am


OCTOBER 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Moon at Descending Node
October 1
02:05am
09:05am
07:35am
Venus at Perihelion
October 3
09:00pm
00:30am
11:00pm
FULL MOON
October 5
18:40pm
18:02pm
04:32pm
Mars at Aphelion
October 8
00:00am
15:04pm
01:34pm
Mercury at Superior Conjunction
October 8
21:00pm
11:33am
10:03am
Moon at Perigee: 366858 km
October 9
05:51am
16:43pm
03:13pm
Aldebaran 0.6°S of Moon
October 9
18:05pm
17:00pm
03:30pm
LAST QUARTER MOON
October 12
12:25pm
19:25pm
05:55pm
Beehive 3.0°N of Moon
October 13
20:29pm
03:29am
01:59am
Moon at Ascending Node
October 14
22:10pm
05:10pm
03:40am
Regulus 0.2°S of Moon
October 15
10:54am
18:54pm
04:24pm
Mars 1.8°S of Moon
October 17
10:04am
18:04pm
03:34pm
Venus 2.0°S of Moon
October 18
00:21am
07:21am
05:51am
Uranus at Opposition
October 19
17:00pm
24:00pm
10:30pm
NEW MOON
October 19
19:12am
02:12pm
12:42am
Orionid Meteor Shower
October 21
11:00pm
18:00pm
04:30pm
Saturn 3.3°S of Moon
October 24
11:54am
18:54pm
05:24pm
Moon at Apogee: 405151 km
October 25
02:25am
09:25am
07:55am
Jupiter in Conjunction with Sun
October 26
18:00pm
01:00am
11:30pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
October 27
22:22pm
05:22am
03:52am
Moon at Descending Node
October 29
06:41am
13:41pm
12:11pm


NOVEMBER 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Venus 3.3°N of Spica
November 2
13:58pm
20:58pm
07:28pm
FULL MOON
November 4
05:23am
12:23pm
10:53am
S Taurid Meteor Shower
November 5
11:00am
18:00pm
04:30pm
Moon at Perigee: 361438 km
November 6
00:09am
07:09am
05:39am
Aldebaran 0.8°S of Moon
November 6
02:19am
09:19am
07:49am
Beehive 2.7°N of Moon
November 10
01:58am
08:58am
07:28am
LAST QUARTER MOON
November 10
20:37pm
03:37am
02:07am
Moon at Ascending Node
November 10
22:40pm
05:40am
04:10am
Regulus 0.4°S of Moon
November 16
16:07pm
23:07pm
09:37pm
N Taurid Meteor Shower
November 12
11:00am
18:00pm
04:30pm
Mercury 2.2°N of Antares
November 12
17:50pm
00:50am
11:20pm
Mars 3.2°S of Moon
November 15
00:40am
07:40am
06:10am
Leonid Meteor Shower
November 17
17:00pm
24:00pm
10:30pm
NEW MOON
November 18
11:42am
18:42pm
05:12pm
Saturn 3.0°S of Moon
November 21
00:34am
07:34am
06:04am
Moon at Apogee: 406132 km
November 21
18:52am
01:52am
12:22pm
Mercury at Greatest Elong: 22.0°E
November 24
00:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Moon at Descending Node
November 25
08:22am
15:22pm
01:52pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
November 26
17:03am
00:03am
10:33pm
Mars 2.9°N of Spica
November 29
14:30pm
21:30pm
08:00pm


DECEMBER 2017

EVENTS
DATE
GMT TIME
PACIFIC TIME
INDIA TIME
Aldebaran 0.8°S of Moon
December 3
13:00pm
20:00pm
06:30pm
FULL MOON
December 3
15:47pm
22:47pm
09:17pm
Moon at Perigee: 357496 km
December 4
08:42am
15:42pm
02:12pm
Mercury 1.3° of Saturn
December 7
00:00am
07:00am
05:30am
Beehive 2.5°N of Moon
December 7
09:30am
16:30pm
03:00pm
Moon at Ascending Node
December 8
00:39am
07:39am
06:09am
Regulus 0.7°S of Moon
December 8
22:25pm
05:25am
03:55am
LAST QUARTER MOON
December 10
07:51am
14:51pm
01:21pm
Mercury at Perihelion
December 12
12:00pm
19:00pm
05:30pm
Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
December 13
02:00am
09:00am
07:30am
Mars 4.2°S of Moon
December 13
16:27pm
23:27pm
09:57pm
Geminid Meteor Shower
December 14
06:00am
13:00pm
11:30am
Jupiter 4.2°S of Moon
December 14
14:26pm
21:26pm
07:56pm
NEW MOON
December 18
06:31am
13:31pm
12:01pm
Moon at Apogee: 406605 km
December 19
01:27am
08:27am
06:57am
Winter Solstice
December 21
16:29am
23:29pm
09:59pm
Saturn in Conjunction with Sun
December 21
20:00pm
03:00am
01:30am
Moon at Descending Node
December 22
10:04am
18:04pm
03:34pm
Ursid Meteor Shower
December 22
15:00pm
22:00pm
08:30pm
FIRST QUARTER MOON
December 26
09:20pm
16:20pm
02:50pm
Aldebaran 0.7°S of Moon
December 31
00:25am
07:25am
05:55am