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Volume 21 -- Issue 4
Sky Watch Calendar -- April 2015
01. Moon at Apogee - 406,012 km
04. Full Moon
Total Lunar Eclipse
Moon Near Spica
Moon At Ascending Node
05. Pluto at West Quadrature
06. Uranus in Solar Conjunction
08. Jupiter Ends Retrograde Motion
Waning Gibbous Moon
   Near Saturn
10. Mercury at Superior Conjunction
Venus Near the Pleiades
12. Last Quarter Moon
Yuri's Night
16. Pluto Begins Retrograde Motion
17. Moon at Perigee - 361,023 km
Moon At Descending Node
18. New Moon
19. Sun Enters the Astronomical
   Sign of Aries
Thin Waxing Crescent Moon
   Near Mars
20. Sun Does Not Enter the Astrological
Sign of Taurus
Waxing Crescent Moon
   Near the Pleiades
20th-26th. Astronomy Week
21. Waxing Crescent Moon
   Near Aldebaran and Venus
22. Mars Near Mercury
Earth Day
25. First Quarter Moon
Spring Astronomy Day
27. Waxing Gibbous Moon
   Near Jupiter
28. Waxing Gibbous Moon
   Near Regulus
29. Moon at Apogee - 405,083 km

2015 Moon Phases from NASA GSFC and LRO

(These are videos on YouTube)