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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for January 2014:

Phenomena January

DayEvent
1New Moon (11:15 UT)
1Moon is at perigee 356,923 km or 221,782 miles from Earth (20:53 UT)
3Mars mag +0.8 is at aphelion 1.666 AU (approx. 249.2 million km or 154.9 million miles) from the Sun
3Quadrantids meteor shower peaks (ZHR = 120 - can vary between 60 and 200) (19:30 UT)
4Earth is at perihelion 0.983 AU (approx. 147 million km or 91.4 million miles) from Sun (12 UT)
5Moon passes 5 degrees north of Neptune mag +7.9 (2 UT)
5Jupiter mag -2.7 is at opposition in Gemini approx. 4.211 AU (630 million km or 391 million miles) from Earth (21 UT)
7Venus mag -4.3 passes 6 degrees north of Mercury mag. -1.2 (11 UT)
7Moon passes 3 degrees north of Uranus mag +5.8 (13 UT)
8First quarter Moon (3:40 UT)
8Asteroid (19) Fortuna mag +9.7 is at opposition in Gemini
11Venus is at inferior conjunction (1 UT)
11Asteroid (11) Parthenope mag +9.9 is at opposition in Gemini
12Moon passes 3 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9 (9 UT)
15Moon passes 5 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.7 (6 UT)
16Moon is at apogee 406,533 km or 252,608 miles from Earth (1:35 UT)
16Moon passes 12 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (4 UT)
16Full Moon (04:53 UT)
19Moon passes 5 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4 (5 UT)
23Moon passes 4 degrees south of Mars mag +0.4 (7 UT)
23Moon passes 1.3 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (10 UT)
24Venus mag -4.5 is at perihelion 0.718 AU (approx. 107 million km or 66.7 million miles) from the Sun
24Last quarter Moon (5:20 UT)
25Moon passes 0.6 degrees south of Saturn mag +0.8, occultation is visible from New Zealand, southern tip of South America (14 UT)
26Moon passes 8 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (18 UT)
28Mars mag +0.3 passes 5 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (19 UT)
28Asteroid (18) Melpomene mag +9.3 is at opposition in Cancer
29Moon passes 2 degrees south of Venus mag -4.4 (3 UT)
30Moon is at perigee 357,080 km or 221,879 miles from Earth (9:52 UT)
30New Moon (21:39 UT)
31Mercury mag -0.7 is at greatest elongation east 18 degrees (10 UT)
31Venus mag -4.5 is stationary (19 UT)