“Worthy are You, our Lord and God,
to receive glory and honor and power,
for You created all things; by Your will they exist and came to be.”
Celestial Signs - Genesis 1:14, Psalm 19, 104
April in the sky
April 12 - Nissan 11 - Conjunction of Jupiter and Neptune
April 15 - Nissan 15 - Passover - 97% Full Moon on April 16
The whirlpool galaxy (M51, NGC 5194; mag 9.0) will be well placed, high in the sky. It will reach its highest point in the sky at around midnight. From Jerusalem, it will be visible all night.
Rare planet formation lights up sky for the first time in 1,000 years
Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn were all visible to the naked eye appearing like bright stars in a formation for the first time since 947 AD. The phenomenon is known as a “planetary parade” and is expected to continue into May but in different configurations.
April 20 - Planet parade - Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and Venus will create a near-perfect line in the predawn sky. The viewing conditions will be more favorable than in March: all the planets will be within range of naked-eye visibility and will rise higher above the horizon before sunrise.
April 22-30 - International Dark Sky Week
Heavenly Alignments April 24 - May 1, 2022 (April 27 is the Best!!!)
April 30 – MORNING – The two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter are very close together in the morning sky. You don’t want to miss this one!
Sun & Moon in Aries - see location: Mercury at Pleiades, Seven Sisters, Subaru, M 45, 7 Churches of Revelation
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April 30 - The first eclipse of the year, this partial solar eclipse is visible from southern South America, parts of Antarctica, and over the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
April 30/May 1 - Partial solar eclipse
What's in the Sky