October
1 M31 is well placed
6 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
9 Moon at First Quarter
14 M33 is well placed
15 Uranus at opposition
16 Conjunction between the Moon and Uranus
Full Moon
21 Orionid meteor shower
1 Ceres at opposition
22 Moon at Last Quarter
25 NGC 869 is well placed
26 NGC 884 is well placed
29 Conjunction between Venus and Saturn
 

November

4 Taurid meteor shower
7 Moon at First Quarter
11 Taurid meteor shower
12 Conjunction between the Moon and Uranus
14 Full Moon
16 M45 is well placed
17 Leonid meteor shower
21 Moon at Last Quarter
25 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter

 

December
5 Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
7 Moon at First Quarter
9 Conjunction between the Moon and Uranus
11 Mercury at greatest elongation east
13 Geminid meteor shower
NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Full Moon
21 Moon at Last Quarter
December solstice
Ursid meteor shower
22 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
26 NGC 2232 is well placed
28 NGC 2244 is well placed
30 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova at perihelion
31 M41 is well placed

 

 

 

 

January
1 Conjunction between Mars and Neptune
2 Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
3 Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
Quadrantid meteor shower
4 The Earth at perihelion
5 Moon at First Quarter
45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova reaches its brightest
7 134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
10 The Moon at perigee
12 Full Moon
Venus at greatest elongation east
Conjunction between Venus and Neptune
13 The Moon at aphelion
M47 is well placed
NGC 2403 is well placed
74P/Smirnova-Chernykh reaches its brightest
15 NGC 2451 is well placed
19 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
Mercury at greatest elongation west
Moon at Last Quarter
NGC 2516 is well placed
22 The Moon at apogee
NGC 2547 is well placed
24 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
26 The Moon at perihelion
28 New Moon
29 M44 is well placed
IC2391 is well placed
IC2395 is well placed
31 Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
February
1 Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
3 Conjunction between the Moon and Ceres
4 Moon at First Quarter
6 The Moon at perigee
NGC 2808 is well placed
7 Mercury at aphelion
11 Full Moon
Penumbral lunar eclipse
12 The Moon at aphelion
15 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
17 Jupiter at aphelion
M81 is well placed
18 Asteroid 14 Irene at opposition
Moon at Last Quarter
The Moon at apogee
19 NGC 3114 is well placed
20 Asteroid 15 Eunomia at opposition
Venus at perihelion
Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
22 Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
24 The Moon at perihelion
25 IC2581 is well placed
26 Annular solar eclipse
New Moon
Conjunction between Mars and Uranus
March
1 Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
IC2602 is well placed
2 Neptune at solar conjunction
3 The Moon at perigee
Asteroid 29 Amphitrite at opposition
5 Moon at First Quarter
7 Mercury at superior solar conjunction
NGC 3532 is well placed
8 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann reaches its brightest
9 2P/Encke at perihelion
10 2P/Encke reaches its brightest
12 Full Moon
14 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
15 The Moon at aphelion
16 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann at perihelion
18 The Moon at apogee
20 March equinox
Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
Moon at Last Quarter
23 136472 Makemake at opposition
Mercury at perihelion
25 The Moon at perihelion
Venus at inferior solar conjunction
28 New Moon
30 The Moon at perigee

 

April
1 M104 is well placed
Mercury at greatest elongation east
3 Moon at First Quarter
4 M94 is well placed
NGC 4755 is well placed
7 Jupiter at opposition
10 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
11 Full Moon
12 Virginid meteor shower
136199 Eris at solar conjunction
13 NGC 5128 is well placed
ω-Cen is well placed
136108 Haumea at opposition
14 M51 is well placed
Uranus at solar conjunction
The Moon at aphelion
15 M83 is well placed
The Moon at apogee
16 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
17 M3 is well placed
19 Moon at Last Quarter
20 Mercury at inferior solar conjunction
22 M101 is well placed
Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
23 Lyrid meteor shower
Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
24 The Moon at perihelion
26 New Moon
27 The Moon at perigee
28 α–Scorpiid meteor shower
May
3 Moon at First Quarter
6 η–Aquarid meteor shower
C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) reaches its brightest
Mercury at aphelion
7 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
10 C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) at perihelion
Full Moon
11 M5 is well placed
12 The Moon at apogee
13 α–Scorpiid meteor shower
The Moon at aphelion
14 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
17 Mercury at greatest elongation west
19 Moon at Last Quarter
20 Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
22 Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
24 The Moon at perihelion
25 New Moon
26 The Moon at perigee
28 M4 is well placed

 

June
1 M13 is well placed
65P/Gunn reaches its brightest
Moon at First Quarter
3 M12 is well placed
Conjunction between Venus and Uranus
Venus at greatest elongation west
4 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
5 M10 is well placed
6 M62 is well placed
1 Ceres at solar conjunction
8 The Moon at apogee
9 Full Moon
10 Ophiuchid meteor shower
M92 is well placed
Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
The Moon at aphelion
12 Venus at aphelion
15 NGC 6388 is well placed
Saturn at opposition
16 M6 is well placed
NGC 6397 is well placed
Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
17 Moon at Last Quarter
Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
18 IC4665 is well placed
19 Mercury at perihelion
20 Ophiuchid meteor shower
M7 is well placed
Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
21 June solstice
Mercury at superior solar conjunction
22 NGC 6530 is well placed
23 NGC 6541 is well placed
The Moon at perigee
The Moon at perihelion
24 New Moon
28 NGC 6633 is well placed
30 M22 is well placed
July
1 IC4756 is well placed
Moon at First Quarter
Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
3 The Earth at aphelion
6 The Moon at apogee
7 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
8 Capricornid meteor shower
The Moon at aphelion
9 NGC 6752 is well placed
Full Moon
10 134340 Pluto at opposition
13 Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
15 Capricornid meteor shower
16 M55 is well placed
Moon at Last Quarter
20 Conjunction between the Moon and Venus
21 α–Cygnid meteor shower
The Moon at perigee
23 New Moon
24 The Moon at perihelion
26 Capricornid meteor shower
27 Mars at solar conjunction
28 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
29 δ–Aquarid meteor shower
30 Mercury at greatest elongation east
Moon at First Quarter
31 Piscis Australid meteor shower

 

August
2 α–Capricornid meteor shower
Mercury at aphelion
The Moon at apogee
3 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
5 Mars at apogee
6 τ–Aquarid meteor shower
The Moon at aphelion
7 Full Moon
Partial lunar eclipse
10 Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
13 Perseid meteor shower
M15 is well placed
14 M2 is well placed
15 Moon at Last Quarter
18 The Moon at perigee
21 α–Cygnid meteor shower
Total solar eclipse
New Moon
23 The Moon at perihelion
25 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
26 Mercury at inferior solar conjunction
29 Moon at First Quarter
30 Asteroid 3122 Florence at opposition
The Moon at apogee
Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
September
3 The Moon at aphelion
5 Neptune at opposition
6 Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
Full Moon
Asteroid 89 Julia at opposition
9 Piscid meteor shower
12 Mercury at greatest elongation west
13 Moon at Last Quarter
The Moon at perigee
15 Mercury at perihelion
20 New Moon
21 Piscid meteor shower
22 September equinox
23 The Moon at perihelion
24 NGC 55 is well placed
26 136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
27 47-Tuc is well placed
Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
The Moon at apogee
28 Moon at First Quarter

 

October
1 M110 is well placed
M31 is well placed
M32 is well placed
2 The Moon at aphelion
3 NGC 253 is well placed
Venus at perihelion
Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
4 SMC is well placed
NGC 300 is well placed
5 Full Moon
6 NGC 362 is well placed
7 Mars at aphelion
8 Mercury at superior solar conjunction
9 The Moon at perigee
12 Moon at Last Quarter
13 Conjunction between the Moon and M44
14 M33 is well placed
16 136199 Eris at opposition
17 136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
19 Uranus at opposition
New Moon
21 Orionid meteor shower
22 The Moon at perihelion
23 Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
24 Conjunction between the Moon and Saturn
25 The Moon at apogee
26 NGC 869 is well placed
Jupiter at solar conjunction
27 NGC 884 is well placed
Moon at First Quarter
29 Mercury at aphelion
30 Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
Conjunction between the Moon and Neptune
Fornax is well placed
November
1 The Moon at aphelion
4 Full Moon
Taurid meteor shower
6 The Moon at perigee
10 Conjunction between the Moon and M44
Moon at Last Quarter
11 Taurid meteor shower
15 Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
16 M45 is well placed
17 Leonid meteor shower
18 New Moon
20 The Moon at perihelion
21 The Moon at apogee
24 Mercury at greatest elongation east
26 Moon at First Quarter

 

December
2 The Moon at aphelion
3 Full Moon
4 The Moon at perigee
7 Conjunction between the Moon and M44
8 Puppid–Velid meteor shower
10 Moon at Last Quarter
11 LMC is well placed
12 Mercury at perihelion
13 Mercury at inferior solar conjunction
Conjunction between the Moon and Mars
Geminid meteor shower
NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter
17 Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
18 New Moon
19 The Moon at apogee
The Moon at perihelion
21 December solstice
Saturn at solar conjunction
Ursid meteor shower
25 Puppid–Velid meteor shower
26 Moon at First Quarter
NGC 2232 is well placed
28 NGC 2244 is well placed