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The Last Quarter Moon is at 19:33 UT, 18th February 2017.

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This is the smallest Last Quarter Moon of the year.
The next smallest Last Quarter Moon is on the 31st December 2121.
The last smaller Last Quarter Moon was on the 8th February 1999.



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The Sun enters the zodiac sign of Pisces at 11:31 UT, 18th February 2017.

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Jupiter is at aphelion (distance to sun: 5.4565 AU) in the constellation Virgo at 04:55 UT, 17th February 2017

Magnitude: -2.3

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The Sun enters Aquarius at ~22:34 UT, 15th February 2017

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Transit at Midnight of Alpha Hydra on the 15th February 2015.



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Titan is at it westerly orbital position at ~22:00 UT, 12th February 2017.

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Maximum easterly lunar libration is at 10:56 UT, 12th February 2017.

(Look towards Mare Smythii)

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The Full Moon is at 00:33 UT, 11th February 2017.

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Mercury is at aphelion in the constellation Capricornus at ~14:20 UT, 7th February 2017.

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The Moon and Aldebaran captured with a 100mm f5 Helios refractor and and Canon EOS350D camera. 

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