Today’s Astronomical Events – September 24th, 2014

2014-09-24 Equator

If you could see the stars during the day, this would be the view as the Moon turned new at 6:20 a.m. at the equator. Venus is moving into Virgo and the new Moon could be visible as an extremely slim crescent to the right of the Sun.

Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.



06:14 UT – New Moon. (Virgo, not visible.)

Venus leaves Leo and enters Virgo. (99% illuminated, magnitude -3.9, diameter 9.8”, not visible.)



Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.

All times are in Universal Time (UTC). To convert the time to your timezone, click here.


Learn more about every upcoming astronomical event in 2015 An Astronomical Year and The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019).




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