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The diagram below is explained further on the page for the year 2000.

For an explanation of the above pictures, see the page for the year 2000.

The last table on this page lists a number of noteworthy planetary phenomena during the listed year. The first column ("date") gives the date and hour, in the form year-month-dayThour in the Gregorian calendar, in Universal Time (UT). The second column ("pl") identifies the planet that shows the phenomenon:

pl Planet
Me Mercury
Ve Venus
Ma Mars
Ju Jupiter
Sa Saturn
Ur Uranus
Ne Neptune
Lu Moon

The third column ("*") provides the type of the phenomenon. The fourth column ("AU") shows the value (distance) in Astronomical Units, if applicable. The fifth column ("deg") gives the value of a relevant angle (declination $$δ$$, elongation $$E$$, conjunction spread $$σ$$, or ecliptic longitude $$λ$$) in degrees. Which angle it is for each phenomenon is shown below in column "?". Declinations and ecliptical longitudes are measured relative to the equinox of the date.

 ?
Explanation
p perigee
a apogee
+dδgreatest northern declination
−dδgreatest southern declination
cλconjunction (with the Sun)
oλopposition (relative to the Sun)
eEgreatest elongation
xaλpassage through the ascending node (zero ecliptical latitude)
xdλpassage through the descending node (zero ecliptical latitude)
bσleast conjunction spread (Mercury - Saturn)
Bσleast conjunction spread (Mercury - Neptune)
sσgreatest conjunction spread (Mercury - Saturn)
Sσgreatest conjunction spread (Mercury - Neptune)
Vλbegin eastward (prograde) acceleration
Pgλstationary point: begin eastward (prograde) motion
vλbegin westward (retrograde) acceleration
Rgλstationary point: begin westward (retrograde) motion

The calculations for the planets are based on the VSOP87 model (type A) of Laskar, and the calculations for the Moon are based on the most detailed model from [Meeus]. One position per day was calculated for each celestial object. The hour of the day for each phenomenon was determined by interpolation.

date pl *  AU deg
1887-01-06T10 Me xa +268.59
1887-01-07T04
**
S  +249.98
1887-01-08T14 Lu +d +19.22
1887-01-08T22 Sa p  8.062
1887-01-09T00 Sa V  +109.06
1887-01-09T01 Sa o  +109.06
1887-01-09T10 Lu o  +109.42
1887-01-11T11 Lu v  +139.32
1887-01-11T18 Lu p 0.002431
1887-01-12T02 Lu xa +148.44
1887-01-13T15 Me −d −23.97
1887-01-14T19 Ur −d −4.29
1887-01-16T06 Ur Rg +192.49
1887-01-20T22
**
B  +180.60
1887-01-21T13 Lu −d −19.20
1887-01-22T22 Ma v  +323.71
1887-01-23T15 Lu c  +303.87
1887-01-25T15 Lu xd +328.06
1887-01-27T10 Ne −d +17.36
1887-01-27T18 Lu a 0.002712
1887-01-27T22 Lu V  +355.23
1887-01-29T11 Me a  1.413
1887-02-03T15 Ne Pg +55.03
1887-02-05T02 Lu +d +19.16
1887-02-05T23 Me o  +317.26
1887-02-07T22 Lu o  +139.39
1887-02-08T12 Lu xa +148.04
1887-02-08T23 Lu v  +155.46
1887-02-09T00 Lu p 0.002399
1887-02-09T09
**
S  +308.28
1887-02-13T01
**
s  +162.27
1887-02-15T23 Ju −d −12.20
1887-02-16T12 Me v  +336.39
1887-02-17T19 Lu −d −19.15
1887-02-19T04 Ju Rg +215.88
1887-02-21T21 Lu xd +328.10
1887-02-22T09 Lu c  +334.00
1887-02-24T04 Lu V  +355.12
1887-02-24T04 Lu a 0.002717
1887-02-25T00 Me xd +351.74
1887-02-28T08
**
B  +169.38
1887-03-04T11 Lu +d +19.17
1887-03-04T21 Me e  +18.13
1887-03-07T23 Lu xa +148.04
1887-03-09T08 Lu o  +168.99
1887-03-09T12 Lu p 0.002385
1887-03-09T15 Lu v  +173.30
1887-03-12T02 Me Rg +6.38
1887-03-12T21
**
S  +230.26
1887-03-13T17 Me +d +5.57
1887-03-17T01 Lu −d −19.20
1887-03-17T03 Sa Pg +105.57
1887-03-19T16
**
b  +152.57
1887-03-21T03 Lu xd +327.85
1887-03-21T14 Me c  +1.17
1887-03-22T11 Me V  +0.41
1887-03-22T15 Lu V  +345.82
1887-03-23T06 Lu a 0.002718
1887-03-24T04 Lu c  +121.32
1887-03-24T23 Me p  0.5982
1887-03-25T02 Sa +d +22.50
1887-03-28T16
**
B  +155.35
1887-03-28T18 Ve xd +35.81
1887-03-30T18 Ur V  +190.47
1887-03-30T23 Ur o  +190.46
1887-03-31T16 Ur p  17.35
1887-03-31T19 Lu +d +19.31
1887-04-01T02
**
s  +153.72
1887-04-04T05 Me Pg +353.52
1887-04-04T08 Lu xa +147.08
1887-04-04T09 Me xa +353.53
1887-04-06T23 Lu p 0.002392
1887-04-07T04 Lu v  +190.05
1887-04-07T17 Lu o  +198.08
1887-04-09T14 Me −d −3.13
1887-04-10T17
**
S  +213.43
1887-04-13T08 Lu −d −19.39
1887-04-17T05 Sa xa +106.45
1887-04-17T06 Lu xd +326.28
1887-04-18T09 Me e  −27.33
1887-04-18T22 Lu V  +346.28
1887-04-19T14 Lu a 0.002714
1887-04-20T22 Ju o  +211.01
1887-04-21T06 Ju V  +210.97
1887-04-22T05 Ju p  4.437
1887-04-22T20 Lu c  +32.88
1887-04-24T10 Ma c  +34.41
1887-04-27T16
**
B  +137.17
1887-04-28T01 Lu +d +19.53
1887-05-01T12 Lu xa +144.77
1887-05-05T06 Lu p 0.002417
1887-05-05T13 Lu v  +204.20
1887-05-07T02 Lu o  +226.67
1887-05-09T15
**
S  +178.07
1887-05-10T18 Lu −d −19.62
1887-05-14T08 Lu xd +323.51
1887-05-15T13 Ve +d +25.49
1887-05-16T17 Lu V  +352.19
1887-05-17T06 Lu a 0.002707
1887-05-18T08 Ne c  +57.53
1887-05-18T12 Ne v  +57.53
1887-05-19T01 Ne a  30.83
1887-05-19T12 Ma xd +52.75
1887-05-22T11 Lu c  +61.49
1887-05-24T00 Me xd +59.22
1887-05-25T07 Lu +d +19.72
1887-05-26T10 Me a  1.322
1887-05-26T15
**
B  +110.92
1887-05-26T23 Me o  +65.75
1887-05-27T18 Me v  +67.45
1887-05-28T12 Lu xa +141.91
1887-06-01T23 Lu p 0.002451
1887-06-02T11 Lu v  +212.10
1887-06-05T10 Lu o  +254.89
1887-06-07T04 Lu −d −19.76
1887-06-08T01
**
S  +150.10
1887-06-08T19 Me +d +25.40
1887-06-08T20 Ma a  2.485
1887-06-10T10 Lu xd +320.78
1887-06-13T16 Lu V  +359.44
1887-06-13T16 Ur +d −2.68
1887-06-13T23 Lu a 0.002702
1887-06-15T13 Ur Pg +188.36
1887-06-18T20 Ju +d −8.83
1887-06-20T22 Lu c  +89.71
1887-06-21T15 Lu +d +19.79
1887-06-22T16 Ju Pg +205.98
1887-06-23T20
**
B  +96.01
1887-06-24T14 Lu xa +139.80
1887-06-27T19 Lu p 0.002471
1887-06-28T15 Lu v  +196.45
1887-06-30T22 Me e  +25.84
1887-07-01T09 Me xa +125.50
1887-07-04T14 Lu −d −19.80
1887-07-04T20 Lu o  +282.97
1887-07-07T03
**
S  +141.68
1887-07-07T16 Lu xd +319.25
1887-07-11T15 Lu V  +6.82
1887-07-11T18 Lu a 0.002702
1887-07-13T08 Ve e  +45.53
1887-07-14T19 Ma +d +24.02
1887-07-14T22 Me Rg +132.23
1887-07-18T07 Ve xa +161.25
1887-07-18T15 Sa c  +116.13
1887-07-18T18 Sa v  +116.14
1887-07-18T20 Sa a  10.08
1887-07-19T01 Lu +d +19.78
1887-07-20T08 Lu c  +117.76
1887-07-21T12
**
b  +79.69
1887-07-21T18
**
B  +93.10
1887-07-21T20 Lu xa +139.00
1887-07-22T00 Me −d +13.33
1887-07-23T18 Lu p 0.002450
1887-07-23T18 Lu v  +166.66
1887-07-25T10 Me p  0.5864
1887-07-27T21 Me V  +126.32
1887-07-28T16 Me c  +125.73
1887-07-31T21 Lu −d −19.76
1887-08-03T08 Lu o  +311.14
1887-08-03T23 Lu xd +318.95
1887-08-04T04
**
S  +142.16
1887-08-08T01 Me Pg +120.99
1887-08-08T07
**
s  +81.38
1887-08-08T11 Lu a 0.002707
1887-08-08T13 Lu V  +13.79
1887-08-15T10 Lu +d +19.75
1887-08-16T08 Me e  −18.60
1887-08-17T01 Me +d +18.15
1887-08-18T06 Lu xa +138.99
1887-08-18T17 Lu c  +145.90
1887-08-18T18
**
B  +93.98
1887-08-19T23 Me xd +129.20
1887-08-20T12 Lu p 0.002417
1887-08-20T14 Lu v  +173.55
1887-08-25T15 Ne +d +18.52
1887-08-28T03 Lu −d −19.76
1887-08-31T00 Ve Rg +186.25
1887-08-31T06 Lu xd +319.00
1887-09-01T06
**
S  +139.77
1887-09-01T23 Lu o  +339.64
1887-09-02T08 Ne Rg +60.09
1887-09-03T02 Me v  +153.97
1887-09-05T02 Lu a 0.002714
1887-09-05T05 Lu V  +18.37
1887-09-07T15 Ve −d −9.28
1887-09-09T23 Me o  +167.20
1887-09-11T20 Lu +d +19.81
1887-09-14T16 Lu xa +138.69
1887-09-16T00
**
B  +91.65
1887-09-16T22
**
b  +69.67
1887-09-17T01 Lu c  +174.34
1887-09-17T12 Me a  1.397
1887-09-17T18 Lu p 0.002392
1887-09-17T22 Lu v  +187.07
1887-09-21T03 Ve c  +178.34
1887-09-21T10 Ve V  +178.15
1887-09-21T23 Ve p  0.2811
1887-09-24T09 Lu −d −19.88
1887-09-27T08 Me xa +197.32
1887-09-27T10 Lu xd +318.22
1887-09-29T20
**
S  +142.35
1887-10-01T15 Lu o  +8.64
1887-10-02T01 Lu V  +13.45
1887-10-02T09 Lu a 0.002717
1887-10-05T04 Ur a  19.36
1887-10-05T23 Ur c  +192.89
1887-10-06T08 Ur v  +192.92
1887-10-09T03 Lu +d +20.02
1887-10-11T23 Lu xa +137.01
1887-10-12T08 Ve Pg +170.23
1887-10-13T20
**
B  +100.06
1887-10-16T05 Lu p 0.002386
1887-10-16T08 Lu v  +202.23
1887-10-16T10 Lu c  +203.26
1887-10-21T16 Lu −d −20.11
1887-10-24T12 Lu xd +315.94
1887-10-25T07 Ve +d +0.54
1887-10-26T14 Me e  +23.80
1887-10-28T00
**
S  +154.23
1887-10-28T14 Lu V  +4.89
1887-10-29T11 Lu a 0.002716
1887-10-31T09 Lu o  +38.17
1887-11-03T15 Me −d −23.48
1887-11-04T13
**
s  +87.83
1887-11-05T10 Lu +d +20.26
1887-11-06T14 Ju a  6.400
1887-11-06T15 Me Rg +243.72
1887-11-08T01 Lu xa +134.07
1887-11-08T11 Ve xd +181.98
1887-11-08T14 Ju c  +226.39
1887-11-10T13 Ju v  +226.83
1887-11-11T13
**
B  +107.17
1887-11-12T18 Sa −d +18.99
1887-11-13T16 Lu p 0.002400
1887-11-13T19 Lu v  +217.20
1887-11-14T20 Lu c  +232.69
1887-11-15T22 Me xd +236.95
1887-11-16T16 Me p  0.6768
1887-11-17T02 Me V  +235.39
1887-11-17T06 Me c  +235.15
1887-11-17T10 Sa Rg +126.54
1887-11-18T02 Lu −d −20.34
1887-11-20T02 Ne p  28.83
1887-11-20T11 Ne V  +58.67
1887-11-20T13 Lu xd +312.82
1887-11-20T18 Ne o  +58.67
1887-11-24T19
**
S  +152.08
1887-11-25T05 Lu V  +9.24
1887-11-25T21 Lu a 0.002711
1887-11-26T04
**
b  +78.06
1887-11-26T14 Me Pg +227.58
1887-11-27T12 Me +d −14.65
1887-11-30T03 Lu o  +68.16
1887-12-01T15 Ve e  −46.77
1887-12-02T16 Lu +d +20.44
1887-12-04T19 Me e  −20.52
1887-12-05T01 Lu xa +131.24
1887-12-08T22
**
B  +108.75
1887-12-11T21 Lu p 0.002433
1887-12-12T00 Lu v  +229.12
1887-12-14T07 Lu c  +262.55
1887-12-15T13 Lu −d −20.47
1887-12-17T18 Lu xd +310.45
1887-12-23T06 Lu V  +17.86
1887-12-23T15 Lu a 0.002705
1887-12-24T03
**
S  +169.22
1887-12-24T07 Me xa +258.75
1887-12-29T20 Lu o  +98.38
1887-12-30T00 Lu +d +20.49

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