Portal:Astronomy/Events/December 2011

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4 December, 08:54 Mercury at inferior conjunction
6 December, 01:06 Moon at apogee
10 December, 14:33 Full moon and total lunar eclipse
14 December, 15:00 Geminids peak
16 December, 00:00 Comet C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy) at maximum brightness
22 December, 02:51 Moon at perigee
22 December, 05:30 Earth at southern solstice
23 December, 03:06 Mercury at greatest western elongation
23 December, 09:00 Ursids peak
24 December, 18:06 New moon
29 December Pluto at conjunction