Morgan County Observatory - 2015 Calendar of Events
Modified for Morgan County Observatory
Skycal - Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC).

MCOF Star Party Dates shown in RED on Calendar

2016 calendar - Tentative

2015 January
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
First Quarter28

First Quarter 13:31
29

Moon D Node 04:27
30311

Venus 16.7 E
2

Moon-Aldeb 06:35
3

Moon N Dec 12:53
Quadrantids 20:51
Full Moon4

Perihelion 03:59
Full Moon 23:53
56789

Moon Apogee 13:17
10

Mercury-Ven 20:00
1112

Moon A Node 10:33
Last Quarter13

Last Quarter 04:47
14

Mercury East 14:59
1516

Moon-Saturn 06:52
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

17
18

Moon S Dec 01:17
19New Moon20

New Moon 08:14
21

Moon Perigee 15:06
22

Moon-Venus 00:01
Moon-Mars 23:40
23

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

24
25

Moon D Node 05:23
First Quarter26

First Quarter 23:48
272829

Moon-Aldeb 12:07
30

Mercury Infer 08:40
Moon N Dec 19:59
31

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 February
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 23.8 E
2Full Moon3

Full Moon 18:09
456

Moon Apogee 01:25
Jupiter Opp 11:55
7
8

Moon A Node 12:10
910Last Quarter11

Last Quarter 22:50
12

Moon-Saturn 19:10
13

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

14

Moon S Dec 12:18
151617

Moon-Mercury 01:20
New Moon18

New Moon 18:47
19

Moon Perigee 02:29
20

Moon-Venus 19:56
Moon-Mars 20:28
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

21

Moon D Node 11:05
22

Venus-Mars 00:18
2324

Mercury West 10:59
First Quarter25

First Quarter 12:14
Moon-Aldeb 18:02
Neptune Sun 23:18
2627

Moon N Dec 02:19
28

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 March
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 30.1 E
234Full Moon5

Moon Apogee 02:35
Full Moon 13:05
67

Moon A Node 16:04
89101112

Moon-Saturn 04:25
Last Quarter13

Last Quarter 13:48
Moon S Dec 21:3
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

9
14
1516171819

Moon Perigee 15:38
New Moon20

New Moon 05:36
Total Sol Ec 05:46
Spring Eq 18:45
Moon D Node 22:19
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm

21

Moon-Mars 18:13
22

Moon-Venus 15:51
232425

Moon-Aldeb 02:55
26

Moon N Dec 10:29
First Quarter27

First Quarter 03:43
28
2930311

Venus 36.6 E
Moon Apogee 08:59
23

Moon A Node 23:17
Full Moon4

Par Lunar Ec 08:01
Full Moon 08:06

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 April
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
2930311

Venus 36.6 E
Moon Apogee 08:59
23

Moon A Node 23:17
Full Moon4

Par Lunar Ec 08:01
Full Moon 08:06
56

Uranus Sun 09:48
78

Moon-Saturn 09:08
Jupiter-M44 10:16
9

Mercury Super 23:52
10

Moon S Dec 03:46
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm

Last Quarter11

Venus-M45 11:30
Last Quarter 23:44
1213141516

Moon Perigee 23:53
17

Moon D Node 09:07
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm

New Moon18

New Moon 14:57
192021

Moon-Aldeb 12:35
Moon-Venus 14:09
22

Lyrids 19:21
Moon N Dec 19:26
2324First Quarter25

First Quarter 19:55
262728

Moon Apogee 23:55
2930

Mercury-M45 21:29
1

Moon A Node 05:50
Venus 42.1 E
2

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 May
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
262728

Moon Apogee 23:55
2930

Mercury-M45 21:29
1

Moon A Node 05:50
Venus 42.1 E
2
Full Moon3

Full Moon 23:42
45

Eta Aquarids 08:36
Moon-Saturn 12:18
67

Mercury East 00:59
Moon S Dec 09:39
8
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
9
10Last Quarter11

Last Quarter 06:36
121314

Moon D Node 16:37
Moon Perigee 20:23
15
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
16
17New Moon18

New Moon 00:13
1920

Moon N Dec 05:41
2122

Saturn Opp 20:53
23
24First Quarter25

First Quarter 13:19
26

Moon Apogee 18:12
2728

Moon A Node 10:40
29

Venus-Pollux 13:30
30

Mercury Infer 12:53
311

Venus 45.3 E
Moon-Saturn 16:02
Full Moon2

Full Moon 12:19
3

Moon S Dec 17:10
456

Venus East 14:59

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 June
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
311

Venus 45.3 E
Moon-Saturn 16:02
Full Moon2

Full Moon 12:19
3

Moon S Dec 17:10
456

Venus East 14:59
78Last Quarter9

Last Quarter 11:42
10

Moon Perigee 00:39
Moon D Node 19:29
1112
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
13

Venus-M44 04:59
14

Mars Sun 10:39
15New Moon16

New Moon 10:05
Moon N Dec 15:47
171819
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
20

Moon-Venus 07:28
21

Summer Sol 12:38
2223

Mercury-Aldeb. 05:39
Moon Apogee 13:01
First Quarter24

First Quarter 07:03
Mercury West 12:59
Moon A Node 13:23
252627
28

Moon-Saturn 21:27
2930

Venus-Jup 22:14
Full Moon1

Moon S Dec 02:48
Venus 42.4 E
Full Moon 22:20
234

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 July
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
28

Moon-Saturn 21:27
2930

Venus-Jup 22:14
Full Moon1

Moon S Dec 02:48
Venus 42.4 E
Full Moon 22:20
234
5

Moon Perigee 14:54
6

Aphelion 08:59
7

Moon D Node 20:07
Last Quarter8

Last Quarter 16:24
910
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
11
12

Moon-Aldeb 13:55
1314

Moon N Dec 00:24
Venus-Reg. 17:35
New Moon15

New Moon 21:24
161
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
7
18

Moon-Jupiter 13:34
Moon-Venus 21:06
192021

Moon Apogee 07:02
Moon A Node 15:32
2223

Mercury Super 15:18
First Quarter24

First Quarter 00:04
25
26

Moon-Saturn 04:43
2728

Delta Aquarids 10:23
Moon S Dec 13:34
2930Full Moon31

Full Moon 06:43
1

Venus 21.5 E

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 August
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
26

Moon-Saturn 04:43
2728

Delta Aquarids 10:23
Moon S Dec 13:34
2930Full Moon31

Full Moon 06:43
1

Venus 21.5 E
2

Moon Perigee 06:11
3

Moon D Node 22:53
45Last Quarter6

Last Quarter 22:03
7

Mercury-Reg. 13:25
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
8

Moon-Aldeb 19:22
910

Moon N Dec 07:11
111213

Perseids 02:17
New Moon14

New Moon 10:54
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
15

Venus Infer 15:19
16

Moon-Mercury 10:34
17

Moon A Node 19:05
Moon Apogee 22:33
1819

Mars-M44 23:35
2021First Quarter22

Moon-Saturn 13:21
First Quarter 15:31
2324

Moon S Dec 23:44
2526

Jupiter Sun 17:04
2728Full Moon29

Full Moon 14:35
30

Moon Perigee 11:24
31

Moon D Node 06:16
Neptune Opp 22:12
1

Venus 25 W
234

Mercury East 05:59
Last Quarter5

Moon-Aldeb 01:09
Last Quarter 05:54

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 September
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
30

Moon Perigee 11:24
31

Moon D Node 06:16
Neptune Opp 22:12
1

Venus 25 W
234

Mercury East 05:59
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
Last Quarter5

Moon-Aldeb 01:09
Last Quarter 05:54
6

Moon N Dec 13:06
78910

Moon-Venus 01:53
11
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
12
New Moon13

New Moon 02:41
Par Solar Ec 02:55
14

Moon A Node 00:38
Moon Apogee 07:28
15161718

Moon-Saturn 22:54
19
20First Quarter21

First Quarter 04:59
Moon S Dec 08:02
2223

Autumn Eq 04:20
24

Mars-Reg. 15:38
2526
Full Moon27

Moon D Node 17:04
Moon Perigee 21:46
Total Lun Ec 22:48
Full Moon 22:50
282930

Mercury Infer 10:36
1

Venus 43.6 W
2

Moon-Aldeb 08:51
3

Moon N Dec 19:55

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 October
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Full Moon27

Moon D Node 17:04
Moon Perigee 21:46
Total Lun Ec 22:48
Full Moon 22:50
282930

Mercury Infer 10:36
1

Venus 43.6 W
2

Moon-Aldeb 08:51
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
3

Moon N Dec 19:55
Last Quarter4

Last Quarter 17:06
5678

Moon-Venus 16:32
Venus-Reg. 20:26
9

Moon-Mars 12:51
Moon-Jupiter 19:30
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
10
11

Moon A Node 06:54
Moon Apogee 09:17
Uranus Opp 23:14
New Moon12

New Moon 20:06
131415

Mercury West 22:59
16

Moon-Saturn 09:20
17

Mars-Jup 17:01
18

Moon S Dec 14:31
19First Quarter20

First Quarter 16:31
21

Orionids 18:35
222324
25

Moon D Node 03:36
Venus-Jup 17:40
26

Venus West 01:59
Moon Perigee 07:59
Full Moon27

Full Moon 07:05
2829

Moon-Aldeb 17:45
3031

Moon N Dec 04:02

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 November
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 46.3 W
2Last Quarter3

Venus-Mars 02:20
Last Quarter 07:24
45

S. Taurids 18:04
6

Moon-Jupiter 10:49
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
7

Moon-Mars 04:56
Moon-Venus 08:54
Moon A Node 10:53
Moon Apogee 16:48
8910New Moon11

New Moon 12:47
12

N. Taurids 17:20
13
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
14

Moon S Dec 19:39
151617

Mercury Super 09:45
Leonids 23:38
18First Quarter19

First Quarter 01:27
2021

Moon D Node 08:56
2223

Moon Perigee 15:06
24Full Moon25

Full Moon 17:44
26

Moon-Aldeb 04:33
27

Moon N Dec 15:13
28
29

Venus-Spica 14:20
Saturn Sun 18:31
301

Venus 43.3 W
2Last Quarter3

Last Quarter 02:41
4

Moon-Jupiter 01:21
Moon A Node 13:33
5

Moon Apogee 09:56

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

2015 December
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
29

Venus-Spica 14:20
Saturn Sun 18:31
301

Venus 43.3 W
2Last Quarter3

Last Quarter 02:41
4

Moon-Jupiter 01:21
Moon A Node 13:33
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
5

Moon Apogee 09:56
Moon-Mars 21:40
67

Moon-Venus 11:55
8910New Moon11

New Moon 05:29
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
12

Moon S Dec 03:15
1314

Geminids 12:48
151617

Sat-Antares 21:32
First Quarter18

Moon D Node 10:13
First Quarter 10:14
19
2021

Moon Perigee 03:53
Winter Sol 23:48
22

Ursids 21:00
23

Mars-Spica 09:16
Moon-Aldeb 14:09
24Full Moon25

Moon N Dec 02:30
Full Moon 06:11
26
2728

Mercury East 21:59
29

Moon-Regulus 15:30
3031

Moon-Jupiter 12:55
Moon A Node 15:19
1

Venus 37.9 W
Last Quarter2

Last Quarter 00:30
Moon Apogee 06:53

All event times are given for UTC-5:00: Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.


All SKYCAL astronomical calculations are by Fred Espenak, and he assumes full responsibility for their accuracy. Special thanks to National Space Club summer intern Sumit Dutta for his valuable assistance in developing the Sky Events Calendar (July 2007).

Permission is freely granted to reproduce this data when accompanied by an acknowledgment:

"Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC)"