Monthly Sky Chart

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Sky Chart - March 2013

Saturn pairs with Moon on 2nd and 30th

Jupiter pairs with Moon on 18th

 

Comet PANSTARRS may be seen in the evening sky in the west very close to the horizon for about half an hour after sunset between 9th and 15th. It may be lost in the twilight.


SUN

Moves from Aquarius to Pisces

R. A. changes from 22:48 to 0:38

Declination changes from -70 36’ to + 40 7’

Vernal Equinox on 20th


MOON

Last quarter on 5th

New Moon on 12th at 1:21

First quarter on 19th

Full Moon on 27th at 14:57

Apogee on 19th ; Perigee on 6th and 31st


PLANETS

Mercury : Visible at dawn towards the month end; pairs with Moon on 11th; in inferior conjunction with Sun on     4th, pairs with Venus on 6th

Venus : Not visible, pairs with Moon on 11th; in superior conjunction with Sun Pairs with Uranus on 28th

Mars : Lost in twilight, pairs with Moon on 12th; pairs with Uranus on 22nd

Jupiter : Visible at dusk in Taurus closest approach to Aldeberan (Rohini) on 24th, pairs with Moon on 18th

Saturn : Visible at dawn between Virgo and Libra, pairs with Moon on 2nd and 30th

Uranus : 40 from Moon in Pisces on 13th. in conjunction with Sun on 29th

Neptune : 60 from Moon on 10th in Aquarius


http://www.heavens–above.com gives predictions for the visibility of comets, asteroids and artificial satellites. For example, here is the prediction of sightings of ISS from Bangalore.


Date
Brightness
Start
Highest point
End
Pass type
[Mag]
Time
Alt.
Az.
Time
Alt.
Az.
Time
Alt.
Az.
28 Feb -0.2 20:21:31 10° NW 20:21:49 12° NW 20:21:49 12° NW Visible
01 Mar -3.1 19:30:56 10° NNW 19:34:10 48° NE 19:34:32 45° ENE Visible
02 Mar -0.3 20:18:00 10° W 20:19:50 14° SW 20:20:21 14° SW Visible
03 Mar -1.6 19:26:11 10° WNW 19:29:13 33° SW 19:32:15 10° SSE Visible
07 Mar -0.2 06:11:56 10° SSE 06:13:53 15° SE 06:15:49 10° E Visible
09 Mar -2.9 06:05:32 10° SSW 06:08:44 66° SE 06:11:56 10° NE Visible