Morgan County Observatory - 2013 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

2013 January
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
30311

Venus 20.9° W
Perihelion 19:59
23

Quadrantids 08:33
Last Quarter4

Last Quarter 22:58

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm

5

Moon-Spica 14:54
6

Moon-Saturn 20:28
7

Moon A Node 18:50
89

Moon S Dec 10:22
10

Moon Perigee 05:26
Moon-Venus 06:36
New Moon11

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm



New Moon 14:44
12
1314151617First Quarter18

Mercury Super 03:44
First Quarter 18:45
19
20

Moon D Node 20:19
21

Moon-Jupiter 21:57
22

Moon Apogee 05:52
23

Moon N Dec 00:12
2425Full Moon26

Full Moon 23:38
27282930311

Venus 13.6° W
Moon-Spica 20:25
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
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.

2013 February
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
27282930311

Venus 13.6° W
Moon-Spica 20:25
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
2
Last Quarter3

Moon-Saturn 04:55
Last Quarter 08:56
Moon A Node 21:14
45

Moon S Dec 19:26
67

Moon Perigee 07:09
8

Mercury-Mars 11:06
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
9
New Moon10

New Moon 02:20
111213141516

Mercury East 15:59
Moon D Node 21:57
First Quarter17

First Quarter 15:31
18

Moon-Jupiter 06:31
19

Moon Apogee 01:30
Moon N Dec 08:34
2021

Neptune Sun 01:36
2223
24Full Moon25

Full Moon 15:26
2627281

Moon-Spica 01:56
Venus 6.9° W
2

Moon-Saturn 10:21

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

2013 March
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
24Full Moon25

Full Moon 15:26
2627281

Moon-Spica 01:56
Venus 6.9° W
2

Moon-Saturn 10:21
Moon A Node 21:29
3Last Quarter4

Mercury Infer 07:55
Last Quarter 16:53
5

Moon S Dec 01:41
Moon Perigee 18:20
678

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
9
10New Moon11

New Moon 15:51
12131415

MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
16

Moon D Node 02:15
17

Jup-Aldeb. 21:15
Moon-Jupiter 21:16
18

Moon N Dec 17:50
Moon Apogee 23:13
First Quarter19

First Quarter 13:27
20

Spring Eq 07:02
212223
242526Full Moon27

Full Moon 05:27
28

Moon-Spica 10:29
Venus Super 12:45
Uranus Sun 19:59
29

Moon-Saturn 16:18
30

Moon A Node 01:55
Moon Perigee 23:55
31

Mercury West 17:59
1

Venus 1.6° E
Moon S Dec 08:03
2Last Quarter3

Last Quarter 00:36
45

MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
6

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

2013 April
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
31

Mercury West 17:59
1

Venus 1.6° E
Moon S Dec 08:03
2Last Quarter3

Last Quarter 00:36
45

MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
6
789New Moon10

New Moon 05:35
1112

Moon D Node 08:12
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
13
14

Moon-Jupiter 14:23
15

Moon N Dec 01:29
Moon Apogee 18:21
1617

Mars Sun 19:39
First Quarter18

First Quarter 08:31
1920
2122

Lyrids 07:03
2324

Moon-Spica 20:10
Full Moon25

Full Moon 15:57
Par Lunar Ec 16:09
Moon-Saturn 22:28
26

Moon A Node 10:07
27

Moon Perigee 15:48
28

Saturn Opp 03:42
Moon S Dec 15:05
29301

Venus 8.7° E
Last Quarter2

Last Quarter 07:14
34

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

2013 May
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
28

Saturn Opp 03:42
Moon S Dec 15:05
29301

Venus 8.7° E
Last Quarter2

Last Quarter 07:14
3

MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
4

Eta Aquarids 20:17
5678New Moon9

Moon D Node 15:12
Ann Solar Ec 20:26
New Moon 20:29
10

MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
11

Mercury Super 16:57
12

Moon N Dec 08:30
Moon-Jupiter 09:03
13

Moon Apogee 09:31
14151617First Quarter18

First Quarter 00:35
19202122

Moon-Spica 06:34
23

Moon-Saturn 05:55
Moon A Node 20:40
24Full Moon25

Pen Lunar Ec 00:11
Full Moon 00:25
Moon Perigee 21:45
26

Moon S Dec 00:47
27

Mercury-Jup 02:06
28

Venus-Jup 13:30
2930Last Quarter31

Last Quarter 14:58
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
1

Venus 16.9° 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.

2013 June
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
26

Moon S Dec 00:47
27

Mercury-Jup 02:06
28

Venus-Jup 13:30
2930Last Quarter31

Last Quarter 14:58
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
1

Venus 16.9° E
2345

Moon D Node 20:59
67

MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
New Moon8

New Moon 11:56
Moon N Dec 15:16
9

Moon Apogee 17:40
10

Moon-Venus 07:19
1112

Mercury East 12:59
131415
First Quarter16

First Quarter 13:24
1718

Moon-Spica 15:56
19

Jupiter Sun 11:00
Moon-Saturn 13:45
20

Mercury-Ven 03:18
Moon A Node 05:51
21

Summer Sol 01:04
22

Venus-Pollux 00:47
Moon S Dec 12:11
Full Moon23

Moon Perigee 07:09
Full Moon 07:32
242526272829
Last Quarter30

Last Quarter 00:54
1

Venus 24.8° E
23

Moon D Node 00:15
Venus-M44 11:21
45

Aphelion 14:59
Moon N Dec 22:09
6

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

2013 July
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Last Quarter30

Last Quarter 00:54
1

Venus 24.8° E
23

Moon D Node 00:15
Venus-M44 11:21
45

Aphelion 14:59
Moon N Dec 22:09
MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
6

Moon Apogee 20:36
7New Moon8

New Moon 03:14
9

Mercury Infer 14:39
101112

MCOF
Star Party
9:00pm
13
14First Quarter15

Moon-Spica 23:13
First Quarter 23:18
16

Moon-Saturn 21:19
17

Moon A Node 10:58
1819

Moon S Dec 23:12
20
21

Moon Perigee 16:27
Full Moon22

Mars-Jup 00:33
Venus-Reg. 05:30
Full Moon 14:15
2324252627

Delta Aquarids 22:05
28

Mercury-Mars 15:20
Last Quarter29

Last Quarter 13:43
30

Moon D Node 01:50
Mercury West 04:59
311

Venus 32.6° E
2

Moon N Dec 05:24
3

Moon Apogee 04:53
Moon-Jupiter 18:22

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

2013 August
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
28

Mercury-Mars 15:20
Last Quarter29

Last Quarter 13:43
30

Moon D Node 01:50
Mercury West 04:59
311

Venus 32.6° E
2

Moon N Dec 05:24
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
3

Moon Apogee 04:53
Moon-Jupiter 18:22
45New Moon6

New Moon 17:51
789

Moon-Venus 22:19
MCOF
Star Party
8:30pm
10
1112

Moon-Spica 04:46
Perseids 13:59
13

Moon-Saturn 04:51
Moon A Node 12:20
First Quarter14

First Quarter 06:56
1516

Moon S Dec 08:06
17

Mars-Pol. 12:58
18

Moon Perigee 21:26
19Full Moon20

Full Moon 21:45
21222324

Mercury Super 16:37
2526

Moon D Node 04:19
Neptune Opp 20:01
27Last Quarter28

Last Quarter 05:35
29

Moon N Dec 13:03
30

Moon Apogee 19:46
MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
31

Moon-Jupiter 12:38

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

2013 September
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Venus 39.4° E
234New Moon5

New Moon 07:36
Venus-Spica 20:42
6

MCOF
Star Party
8:00pm
7
8

Mars-M44 06:00
Moon-Spica 10:11
Moon-Venus 17:04
9

Moon A Node 13:29
Moon-Saturn 13:29
1011First Quarter12

First Quarter 13:08
Moon S Dec 14:30
1314
15

Moon Perigee 12:34
161718

Venus-Sat 16:27
Full Moon19

Full Moon 07:13
2021
22

Moon D Node 09:48
Autumn Eq 16:44
2324

Mercury-Spica 18:29
Moon-Aldeb 23:39
25

Moon N Dec 21:03
Last Quarter26

Last Quarter 23:56
27

Moon Apogee 14:17
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
28
29301

Venus 44.6° E
23

Uranus Opp 09:27
New Moon4

New Moon 20:35
5

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

2013 October
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
29301

Venus 44.6° E
23

Uranus Opp 09:27
New Moon4

New Moon 20:35
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
5
6

Moon A Node 18:08
Moon-Mercury 18:28
7

Moon-Saturn 00:30
8

Moon-Venus 08:07
Mercury-Sat 08:44
9

Mercury East 05:59
Moon S Dec 19:52
10

Moon Perigee 19:06
First Quarter11

First Quarter 19:02
12
1314

Mars-Reg. 23:44
1516

Venus-Ant. 14:26
17Full Moon18

Full Moon 19:38
Pen Lunar Ec 19:51
19

Moon D Node 17:47
2021

Orionids 06:17
22

Moon-Aldeb 08:06
23

Moon N Dec 05:13
2425

Moon Apogee 10:25
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
Last Quarter26

Last Quarter 19:41
27282930311

Venus East 03:59
Venus 47.1° E
Mercury Infer 15:12
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.

2013 November
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
27282930311

Venus East 03:59
Venus 47.1° E
Mercury Infer 15:12

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
2
New Moon3

Moon A Node 01:52
Hybrid Sol Ec 07:47
New Moon 07:50
45

S. Taurids 05:45
6

Moon S Dec 01:43
Moon Perigee 04:28
Saturn Sun 06:29
789
First Quarter10

First Quarter 00:57
1112

N. Taurids 05:02
13141516

Moon D Node 00:30
Full Moon17

Full Moon 10:16
Leonids 11:19
Mercury West 20:59
18

Moon-Aldeb 15:00
19

Moon N Dec 12:18
202122

Moon Apogee 04:50
23
24Last Quarter25

Last Quarter 14:28
Mercury-Sat 23:49
26272829

Moon-Spica 11:43
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
30

Moon A Node 11:59

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

2013 December
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1

Moon-Saturn 05:13
Venus 42.4° E
New Moon2

New Moon 19:22
3

Moon S Dec 11:38
4

Moon Perigee 05:15
56

MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
7
8First Quarter9

First Quarter 10:12
10111213

Moon D Node 05:10
14

Geminids 00:30
15

Moon-Aldeb 21:45
16

Moon N Dec 20:00
Full Moon17

Full Moon 04:28
1819

Moon Apogee 18:49
2021

Winter Sol 12:11
22

Ursids 09:00
2324Last Quarter25

Last Quarter 08:48
Moon-Mars 21:45
26

Moon-Spica 21:10
27

Moon A Node 19:21
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
28

Moon-Saturn 20:42
29

Mercury Super 01:00
30

Moon S Dec 23:49
31New Moon1

New Moon 06:14
Venus 15.9° E
Moon Perigee 16:00
23

Quadrantids 14:42
MCOF
Star Party
7:30pm
4

Perihelion 00:59

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


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)"