A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for March 2017:

Phenomena March

DayEvent
1Moon passes 4 degrees south of Uranus mag +5.9 (16 UT)
1Moon passes 4 degrees south of Mars mag +1.3 (19 UT)
2Neptune is in conjunction with the Sun (3 UT)
2Venus mag -4.8 is stationary in Pisces, afterwards begins retrograde motion (14 UT)
3Moon is at perigee 369,063 km or 229,325 miles from Earth (7:25 UT)
3Asteroid (16) Psyche mag +10.3 is at opposition in Leo
5Moon passes 0.2 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9, occultation is visible from USA, Mexico, Central America (3:03 UT)
5First quarter Moon (11:33 UT)
7Mercury is at superior conjunction (0 UT)
8Moon passes 10 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (8 UT)
8Asteroid (41) Daphne mag +9.6 is at opposition in Leo
10Moon passes 0.8 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4, occultation is visible from eastern Brazil, southern tip Africa (22:46 UT)
12Full Moon (14:54 UT)
14Moon passes 3 degrees north of Jupiter mag -2.4 (20 UT)
14Moon passes 6 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (23 UT)
18Moon is at apogee 404,650 km or 251,438 miles from Earth (17:22 UT)
18Moon passes 10 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (20 UT)
20Spring Equinox NH - Autumn Equinox SH (10:29 UT)
20Moon passes 3 degrees north of Saturn mag +0.5 (11 UT)
20Last quarter Moon (15:59 UT)
23Mercury is at perihelion 0.308 AU (approx. 46.1 million kms or 28.6 million miles) from the Sun (12 UT)
23Dwarf Planet Makemake mag +17.0 is at opposition in Coma Berenices
25Venus is at inferior conjunction (10 UT)
28New Moon (2:58 UT)
29Asteroid (409) Aspasia mag +10.8 is at opposition in Corvus
30Moon is at perigee 363,854 km or 226,088 miles from Earth (12:24 UT)
30Moon passes 6 degrees south of Mars mag +1.4 (13 UT)

Sky Highlights - March 2017

Comet
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak now visible with binoculars as it heads towards perihelion

Mercury
Mercury heading towards greatest elongation east

Minor Planet
Vesta now visible with binoculars and small telescopes.

The Planets
This Month's Guide

Algol Minima
Algol eclipse dates and times for March 2017

Northern Hemisphere
Evening
West:- Venus (mag. -4.8 to -4.1 - first half of month), Mars (mag. +1.3 to +1.5), Uranus (mag. +5.9), Mercury (mag. -1.5 to -0.4 - second half of month)
Midnight
Southeast:- Jupiter (mag. -2.3 to -2.5)
Morning
Southwest:- Jupiter
Southeast:- Saturn (mag. +0.5)

Southern Hemisphere
Evening
West:- Venus (first half of month), Mars, Uranus
Midnight
North:- Jupiter
East:- Saturn
Morning
West:- Jupiter
Northeast:- Saturn
East:- Neptune (mag. +8.0 - second half of month)

Deep Sky
Naked eye / binoculars:-
Melotte 111 - Mel 111 - The Coma Star Cluster (Open Cluster)
Messier 44 - M44 - The Praesepe (Open Cluster)

Telescopes:-
Messier 67 - M67 - Open Cluster
Messier 51 - M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy (Spiral Galaxy)
Messier 97 - M97 - The Owl Nebula (Planetary Nebula)
Messier 101 - M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy (Spiral Galaxy)
Messier 65 – M65 – Spiral Galaxy
Messier 66 - M66 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Messier 95 - M95 - Barred Spiral Galaxy
Messier 96 - M96 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
NGC 4244 - Spiral Galaxy
NGC 4565 - Needle Galaxy - Spiral Galaxy

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