SkyWatch: January 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 (Wed, 2022 Jan 26 06:10 UT)
RA 20 33 16.4
Dec -18 47 01.9
X 0.578059
Y -0.731263
Z -0.317002
R 0.984575

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 Jan 25   05:3706:0906:4107:0917:1317:4118:1318:45
2022 Jan 26   05:3706:0806:4007:0917:1417:4218:1418:46
2022 Jan 27   05:3606:0706:4007:0817:1517:4318:1518:47

 


Moon Information


Currently (Wed, 2022 Jan 26 06:10 UT)
RA          14 51 41.9
Dec -15 08 57.4
Phase -0.423  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.983 degrees
Diameter 32.14 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 85W

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

UT DateRiseTransitSet
2022 Jan 2500:1505:5311:08
2022 Jan 2601:2606:4411:39
2022 Jan 2702:4007:4012:17

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 (Wed, 2022 Jan 26 06:10 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         20 33 16.4   -18 47 01.9       
Opposition 08 33 16.4 +18 47 01.9 180E 17:09 00:10 07:10
Mercury 20 03 44.1 -16 45 54.8 7W 06:16 11:19 16:00
Venus 18 45 23.8 -16 11 13.5 26W 05:06 10:11 15:09
Mars 18 04 08.7 -23 51 16.5 35W 05:05 09:39 14:10
Jupiter 22 31 04.6 -10 21 46.5 30E 08:33 13:59 19:23
Saturn 21 08 53.2 -17 17 05.7 9E 07:35 12:36 17:32
Uranus 02 32 59.7 +14 36 28.8 95E 11:26 18:10 00:55
Neptune 23 28 33.4 -04 37 00.3 45E 09:10 14:55 20:33
Pluto 19 55 22.3 -22 35 20.0 10W 06:41 11:22 15:56

 

Selected Positions for January 2022
                Jan 01 2022                       Jan 16 2022                       Jan 31 2022
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Sun 18 44 30.8 -23 02 32.3 19 49 56.7 -21 02 05.8 21 56 46.0 -12 31 04.8
Opposition 06 44 30.8 +23 02 32.3 180E 07 49 56.7 +21 02 05.8 180E 09 56 46.0 +12 31 04.8 180E
Mercury 20 01 28.0 -22 21 56.0 18E 20 47 28.4 -16 27 40.6 14E 20 11 19.7 -19 34 15.8 26W
Venus 19 37 14.3 -18 37 57.8 13E 18 59 44.6 -16 35 53.7 13W 19 07 36.0 -16 51 53.0 41W
Mars 16 45 22.4 -22 27 42.6 27W 17 31 46.5 -23 34 46.2 32W 19 10 22.8 -23 07 47.5 41W
Jupiter 22 10 44.6 -12 18 57.4 50E 22 22 30.4 -11 11 44.7 38E 22 49 15.8 -08 33 06.2 13E
Saturn 20 57 13.2 -18 05 33.3 31E 21 04 02.0 -17 37 31.6 18E 21 18 49.1 -16 34 07.6 10W
Uranus 02 33 26.0 +14 37 49.8 120E 02 32 54.7 +14 35 46.6 105E 02 34 15.4 +14 43 05.9 74E
Neptune 23 26 23.6 -04 51 31.3 70E 23 27 32.9 -04 43 42.0 55E 23 31 01.2 -04 20 53.1 25E
Pluto 19 51 49.4 -22 42 38.5 15E 19 53 55.6 -22 38 16.9 2E 19 58 09.4 -22 29 53.6 30W