SkyWatch: September 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 (Sun, 2022 Sep 25 02:45 UT)
RA 12 05 53.7
Dec -00 38 17.8
X -1.002610
Y -0.027602
Z -0.011957
R 1.003061

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 Sep 24   04:2004:5205:2305:4917:5118:1718:4919:20
2022 Sep 25   04:2104:5305:2405:5017:4918:1618:4719:18
2022 Sep 26   04:2204:5305:2405:5117:4818:1418:4519:17

 


Moon Information


Currently (Sun, 2022 Sep 25 02:45 UT)
RA          11 39 11.0
Dec +06 38 27.0
Phase -0.008  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.935 degrees
Diameter 30.58 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 7W

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

UT DateRiseTransitSet
2022 Sep 2404:2211:0717:25
2022 Sep 2505:2611:5017:46
2022 Sep 2606:3012:3418:07

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 (Sun, 2022 Sep 25 02:45 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         12 05 53.7   -00 38 17.8       
Opposition 00 05 53.7 +00 38 17.8 180E 17:50 23:49 05:49
Mercury 11 49 20.5 -01 24 30.9 4W 05:35 11:27 17:23
Venus 11 41 22.1 +03 34 36.9 7W 05:17 11:25 17:31
Mars 05 06 13.3 +22 03 04.2 104W 21:36 04:48 12:01
Jupiter 00 15 51.8 -00 02 54.3 177W 18:02 23:58 05:54
Saturn 21 27 05.8 -16 24 17.2 137E 15:53 20:57 01:53
Uranus 03 03 24.9 +16 53 25.7 133W 19:52 02:45 09:38
Neptune 23 38 01.6 -03 42 37.8 172E 17:20 23:08 04:48
Pluto 19 53 05.8 -23 07 54.0 114E 14:45 19:24 23:55

 

Selected Positions for September 2022
                Sep 01 2022                       Sep 16 2022                       Sep 30 2022
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Sun 10 39 35.1 +08 28 30.1 11 33 35.8 +02 51 11.3 13 22 28.4 -08 40 43.6
Opposition 22 39 35.1 -08 28 30.1 180E 23 33 35.8 -02 51 11.3 180E 01 22 28.4 +08 40 43.6 180E
Mercury 12 13 35.8 -04 38 48.5 27E 12 18 17.0 -06 26 20.5 15E 12 27 55.4 -00 50 21.2 16W
Venus 09 48 53.1 +14 22 40.9 14W 10 59 53.0 +07 54 31.8 10W 13 17 40.0 -06 53 16.1 2W
Mars 04 18 28.2 +20 03 35.9 92W 04 49 55.0 +21 25 53.2 99W 05 33 14.1 +23 08 17.6 118W
Jupiter 00 26 35.0 +01 09 25.5 152W 00 20 12.1 +00 25 48.7 168W 00 05 57.3 -01 06 02.9 159E
Saturn 21 32 37.4 -15 57 44.0 162E 21 28 53.4 -16 15 53.6 147E 21 24 41.2 -16 34 46.7 116E
Uranus 03 04 55.7 +16 59 52.4 110W 03 04 11.3 +16 56 41.3 124W 03 00 48.7 +16 42 30.9 155W
Neptune 23 40 25.9 -03 26 48.9 164W 23 38 56.3 -03 36 41.8 178W 23 36 02.7 -03 55 16.6 151E
Pluto 19 54 16.1 -23 03 53.3 138E 19 53 25.0 -23 06 45.3 123E 19 52 57.9 -23 08 46.2 94E