Twin City Amateur Astronomers

Current Observing Conditions

Current conditions at the Sugar Grove Observatory
Clear Sky Clock for SGO
Moon Phase The ultraviolet Sun

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Planets Today
PlanetRiseRise AzTransitAltSetTimeSet Az
Mercury 9:40AM123 2:11PM25 6:41PM237
Venus 5:40AM10511:01AM38 4:22PM255
Mars 2:18PM108 7:34PM3612:48AM252
Jupiter 8:33AM116 1:25PM30 6:17PM244
Saturn11:15AM120 3:55PM27 8:38PM240
Uranus 4:40PM7511:23PM61 6:03AM285
Neptune 2:53PM99 8:34PM42 2:11AM261
Pluto12:10PM119 4:52PM28 9:38PM241
Sun 7:39AM11312:41PM32 5:42PM247
Moon12:08PM118 5:00PM28 9:02PM241
Events this Month
11/6/2018 10:32:00 AMMercury reaches 23.3° East of the Sun
11/7/2018 11:02:00 AMNew Moon
11/8/2018 12:36:00 PMMoon is 3.78° North of Jupiter
11/11/2018 10:32:00 AMMoon is 1.45° South of Saturn
11/12/2018 1:13:00 PMMoon is 0.91° South of Pluto
11/15/2018 9:54:00 AMFirst Quarter Moon
11/15/2018 11:17:00 PMMoon is 0.99° North of Mars
11/17/2018 1:02:00 AMMoon is 2.73° North of Neptune
11/20/2018 2:42:00 PMMoon is 4.83° North of Uranus
11/23/2018 12:39:00 AMFull Moon
11/26/2018 1:33:00 AMJupiter in conjunction with the Sun
11/27/2018 4:15:00 AMMercury in inferior conjunction with the Sun
11/29/2018 7:19:00 PMLast Quarter Moon
This month's Moon Calendar shows the current phases.
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Waxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousWaxing GibbousFull MoonFull MoonWaning Gibbous
Waning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousWaning GibbousThird Quarter1