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Volume 21 -- Issue 5
Sky Watch Calendar -- May 2015
01. Moon at Ascending Node
Discovery Education Space Day
Mercury near the Pleiades
02. Waxing Gibbous Moon
Near Spica
04. Full Moon
Jupiter at East Quadrature
Full Moon Near Saturn
05. Waning Gibbous Moon Near Saturn
07. Mercury at East Elongation
Cassini Titan Flyby
08. Venus is Near Open Star Cluster M-35
11. Last Quarter Moon
14. Sun Enters the Astronomical
   Sign of Taurus
Moon at Descending Node
Astronomy Day
15. Moon at Perigee - 366,024 km
Waning Crescent Moon Near Uranus
18. New Moon
20. Waxing Crescent Moon
   Near Open Star Cluster M-35
21. Sun Does Not Enter the Astrological
   Sign of Gemini
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Venus
23. Saturn at Opposition
Waxing Crescent Moon Near Jupiter
24. Waxing Crescent Moon Near Regulus
25. First Quarter Moon
26. Moon at Apogee - 404,244 km
28. Moon at Ascending Node
29. Venus Near the Gemini Twins
Waxing Gibbous Moon Near Spica
30. Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
31. Neptune at West Quadrature

2015 Moon Phases from NASA GSFC and LRO

(These are videos on YouTube)