The Sky This Month for February 22 to March 22, 2017

Solar System configuration for 8 pm February 22, 2017
Publish date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Here are the notes for The Sky This Month for the period of February 22 to March 22, 2017 presented by Chris Vaughan at the RAN Meeting on February 22, 2017.

The highlights include:

Feb 26 – Mars 34’ from Uranus

Feb 26 – Annular Solar Eclipse (South Atlantic)

Feb 28 / Mar 1 – Moon Mars Venus (Uranus) 

Mar 4 – Moon Grazes Aldebaran

Mar 10, 12:15 am – Toronto Asteroidal Occultation  

Mar 12 – Daylight Savings Time

Mar 13-27 – Evening Zodiacal Light