Sky this month – March 2015

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

MARCH 2015:

4 – Asteroid (7) Iris at opposition at ~12UT, shining at +8.5 magnitude.

4 – Conjunction of planets Venus and Uranus. At ~18UT they are separated 0.1 degree.

12 – Asteroid (216) Cleopatra occults a +8.1 magnitude star at 01:06 UT for 8 s and magnitude drops for 3.9, detailed info.

20 – Total solar eclipse. Visible in Europe and north Africa.

29 – Asteroid (2) Palas occults a +11.0 magnitude star at 01:39 UT for 30 s and magnitude drops for 0.3, detailed info.

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