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Volume 22 -- Issue 12
Sky Watch Calendar -- December 2016
01.
Neptune at Eastern Quadrature
02.
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Venus
04.
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Mars
06.
Moon at Descending Node
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Neptune
07.
First Quarter Moon

09.
Waxing Gibbous Moon Near Uranus
10.
Saturn at Solar Conjunction
11.
Mercury at Eastern Elongation
12.
Waxing Gibbous Moon Near Aldebaran
Moon at Perigee - 356,509 km
14.
Geminid Meteor Shower Peak
14.
Full Moon
16.
Waning Gibbous Moon Near M-44
17.
Waning Gibbous Moon Passes Regulus
18.
Sun Does Enter the Astronomical
   Sign of Sagittarius
19.
Moon at Acscending Node
21.
Last Quarter Moon
December Solstice (10:44 UT 4:44 am CST)
The Sun Does Not
   Enter the Astrological Sign of Capricornus
22.
Mars and Jupiter at Heliocentric Opposition
Waning Crescent Moon Near Jupiter
23.
Waning Crescent Moon Near Spica
25.
Moon at Apogee - 405,870 km
28.
Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
29.
New Moon
Neptune Ends Retrograde Motion
31.
Mars Near Neptune