Sky this month – April 2015

Here is a list of astronomical events for given month. Location dependent events listed here are visible from central Europe.

April 2015:

4 – Full moon at 12 UT.

4 – Conjunction of planets Mercury and Uranus At 11UT they are separated ~0.5 degrees.

5 – Uranus at solar conjunction, not observable.

6 – Comet C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS) at perihelion, not very bright, it may reach magnitude +13.

18 – New moon.

19 – Mercury at superior solar conjunction at ~03UT.

22 – The Lyrid meteors peak at 24:00 UT with a ZHR of 18.

22 – Moon passes 0.1 degrees North of asteroid Juno.

Sn 2015f or PSN J07361576-6930230 Supernovae in NGC 2442 .

Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 or PNV J18365700-2855420 Nova in constellation Sagittarius.

Nova Oph 2015 or PNV J17291350-1846120 Nova in constellation Ophicious.

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