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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for January 2015:

Phenomena January

DayEvent
2Moon passes 1.4 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9 (12 UT)
3Quadrantids meteor shower peaks (ZHR = 120 - can vary between 60 and 200)
3Asteroid (346) Hermentaria mag +10.7 is at opposition in Gemini
4Dwarf planet Pluto is in conjunction with the Sun (1 UT)
4Earth is at perihelion distance 0.98333 AU (approx. 147.096 million km or 91.402 million mi) from the Sun (6:36 UT)
5Full Moon (4:54 UT)
6Moon passes 12 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (2 UT)
8Moon passes 5 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.5 (8 UT)
9Moon passes 4 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4 (2 UT)
9Moon is at apogee 405,411 km or 251,911 miles from Earth (18:11 UT)
13Last quarter Moon (9:47 UT)
13Moon passes 3 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (10 UT)
14Mercury mag -0.7 is at greatest elongation east 19 degrees (20 UT)
16Moon passes 1.9 degree north of Saturn mag +0.7 (12 UT)
16Asteroid (69) Hesperia mag +10.3 is at opposition in Canis Minor
16Moon passes 9 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (23 UT)
19Mars mag +1.1 passes 0.2 degrees south of Neptune mag +8.0 (21 UT)
20New Moon (13:14)
21Mercury mag +0.3 is stationary in Capricornus, afterwards begins retrograde motion (4 UT)
21Moon is at perigee 359,642 km or 223,471 miles from Earth (20:00 UT)
21Mercury is at perihelion 0.308 AU (approx. 46.1 million kms or 28.6 million miles) from the Sun (21 UT)
22Moon passes 6 degrees north of Venus mag -3.9 (5 UT)
23Moon passes 4 degrees north of Neptune mag +8.0 (1 UT)
23Moon passes 4 degrees north of Mars mag +1.2 (5 UT)
25Moon passes 0.6 degrees north of Uranus mag +5.9, occultation is visible from Southern Europe, North Africa and Russia (11:52 UT)
26NEO Asteroid 357439 mag +8.9 approaches Earth to within 1.2 million kms or 0.75 million miles (23 UT)
27First quarter Moon (4:49 UT)
29Moon passes 1.2 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9 (18 UT)
29Asteroid (3) Juno mag +8.1 is at opposition in Hydra
30Mercury is at inferior conjunction (4 UT)
30Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) reaches perihelion