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Lunar perigee (nearest to the Earth) is at 20:57 UT, 17th May 2018.

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The Moon is close to Aldebaran on the 16th May 2018.

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Venus is at perihelion (distance to Sun: 0.7184 AU) at 22:55 UT, 15th May 2018.

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New Moon is at 11:48 UT, 15th May 2018.

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Maximum northerly lunar libration is at 10:02 UT, 14th May 2018.

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Uranus at magnitude 5.9 passes close (separation 11.5') to the blue/white star 54 Ceti (HD 11257), in the constellation Aries, at 02:25 UT, 14th May 2018.



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The Moon is close to Mercury at 17:21 UT, 13th May 2018

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Mercury is 224' south of Uranus at 21:01 UT, 12th May 2018



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Jupiter makes its closest approach to the Earth (distance: 4.400 AU) at 11:57 UT, 10th May, 2018

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Jupiter is at Opposition at 01:39 UT, 9th May 2018

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