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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for January 2013:

Phenomena January

DayEvent
January 01Asteroid (9) Metis mag 8.5 is at opposition in Gemini
January 01Moon passes 6 degree south of Regulus mag 1.4 (22 UT)
January 02Earth is at perihelion distance 0.98333 AU (approx. 147.098 million km or 91.403 million mi) from the Sun (5 UT)
January 03Quadrantids meteor shower peaks (ZHR = 120 - can vary between 60 and 200)
January 04Mercury mag -0.7 is at aphelion distance 0.4667 AU (approx. 69.817 million km or 43.383 million mi) from the Sun (3 UT)
January 05Last quarter Moon (03:58 UT)
January 05Moon passes 0.6 degrees south of Spica mag 1.0, occultation is visible from south Australia and New Zealand (20 UT)
January 07Moon passes 4 degrees south of Saturn mag 0.7 (1 UT)
January 08Moon passes 6 degrees north of Antares mag 1.0 (23 UT)
January 10Moon passes 3 degrees north of Venus mag -3.9 (12 UT)
January 10Moon is at perigee 360,046 km (10:26 UT)
January 11Moon passes 6 degrees north of Mercury mag -1.0 (14 UT)
January 11New Moon (19:44 UT)
January 12Asteroid (451) Patientia mag 10.7 is at opposition in Gemini
January 13Moon passes 6 degrees north of Mars mag 1.2 (12 UT)
January 14Moon passes 6 degrees north of Neptune mag 8.0 (17 UT)
January 17Moon passes 5 degrees north of Uranus mag 5.9 (5 UT)
January 18Mercury mag -1.4 is at superior conjunction (9 UT)
January 18First quarter Moon (23:45 UT)
January 22Moon passes 0.5 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.6, occultation is visible from central South America (3 UT)
January 22Moon is at apogee 405,313 km (10:52 UT)
January 24Mars is at perihelion distance 1.38149 AU (approx. 206.668 million km or 128.418 million mi) from the Sun (9 UT)
January 26Moon passes 11 degrees south of Pollux mag 1.1 (5 UT)
January 27Full Moon (04:38 UT)
January 27Asteroid (4) Vesta mag 7.4 is stationary in Taurus (18 UT)
January 29Moon passes 6 degrees south of Regulus mag 1.4 (3 UT)
January 29Asteroid (13) Egeria mag 10.1 is at opposition in Leo
January 30Jupiter mag. -2.5 is stationary in Taurus (16 UT)