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What do we see in the sky in 2018? Space – Science


The most important event is expected from the night of July 27 to 28, while the full moon will be adopted throughout Latvia. Even on the afternoon of January 31, a partial phase of the moon's eclipse will be seen for a few minutes before its end, but on August 11 there will be a very partial sun eclipse in the northern part of Latvia.

Full moon will be adopted in Asia, Australia, Pacific and North America on January 31, which will be seen in only a few partial phase before its end in Leviya, for example, in Riga, the Moon leaps from afternoons. 16:51, but the partial phase will end in the afternoon. 17:11. In turn, this half-time phase of eclipse will end in the afternoon. 18:08.

The full moon planet will be visible from July 27 to 28 July on Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Indian Ocean. It is possible to observe this observation from the very beginning in Latvia, because partial phase of eclipse will start in the afternoon. 21:24, the full phase – 22:30 in the afternoon, but the top portion of the eclipse will be here. 23:22. It should be noted that at the beginning of the partial phase of the eclipse, the moon will remain on the horizon and the sky will remain light, because, for example, the moon flies in the rega. 21:36, but the sun will be in the afternoon 21:46. Conversely, at the maximum stage of the eclipse, the sky will remain sufficiently cloudy and the moon will be as tall as it will be noted.

Partial solar eclipse will appear on August 11 in Greenland, North Atlantic, Northern Europe, Russia and the Arctic Ocean. Although this eclipse does not appear in the Riga, it is possible to observe it in a very small stage in the north of Kurzem and Piszam. For example, in Rugianna, it will start in the afternoon. 12:03 But the end of the afternoon 12:32 The maximum phase of passions (0,022) will be in Rugia noon. 12:17

In 2018, all planets in the solar system will be visible. Merchers will see in the middle of March, but in early January, early August and early September, and in the second part of December, they will be seen in the morning hours. There will be a period of visibility from Friday March to mid-July, but it will appear in the morning from mid-November to end of the year. Mars, from mid-May to early May, will be seen as a better visible red light, mid-night to July and mid-August, in the middle of the morning, in the middle of the morning, in the largest part of the night, but from September to the end of the night. In April and March, in the second part of the night, in June and July – in the first half of the night, in the evening in August and September, but in mid-December, the period of vision of the planet will start again. During the session, in the second half of April and the second half of May, in June, the whole night, July to October, the first half of the night and the morning will be observed in the morning. Uranium, which requires at least small telescopes for inspection, will be visible from January to end of March, but will be visible from July to end of July – practically all night. Neptune's observation requires small telescopes, but the best visibility period of this planet will be in the fall.

In 2018, as always, the most active Meteor shower streams will be three – Quadrantides, Persids and Geminsides. Their maximum activities are expected on the evening of January 3, on the morning of August 13 and the afternoon of December 14.

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