Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in December 2020

Output of SunPlanetsLBR.py for Zurich on 2020-12-21 1720h, time of the closest distance between Jupiter and Saturn (about 0.1 degree).

$ SunPlanetsLBR-TZ.py Zurich --date 2020-12-21 --time 1720

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SunPlanetsLBR-TZ.py Zurich --date 2020-12-21 --time 1720 
SunPlanetsLBR-TZ.py Version V6.1 hvf 2021-08-05 using VSOP87 ephemerides 
  and known timezones
Location                    = Zurich
Latitude                    = 47.3767  degrees N
Longitude                   = 8.55  degrees E
Timezone                    = Europe/Zurich
Zonetime                    = 2020-12-21 17:20:00
Zonetime with TZ            = 2020-12-21 17:20:00+01:00
Zone                        = 1.0 hours East of Greenwich
UTC                         = 2020-12-21 16:20:00
Mean Local Time             = 2020-12-21 16:54:12
Time Equation               =  1:36  minutes
True Local Time             = 2020-12-21 16:55:48
Julian Date at midnight GMT =  2459204.5
Greenwich Date midnight GMT =  2020-12-21 00:00:00

JulianDate JD               (current time) =  2459205.1805555555
Greenwich Date              (current time) =  2020-12-21 16:20:00
Greenwich Mean Sideral Time (current time) =  2020-12-21 22:22:47
Local Mean Sideral Time     (current time) =  2020-12-21 22:56:59
Longitude (hours)           =  0:34:12
deltaT (sec)                =  72.1

Sun Longitude     (degrees) =  270.278
Sun Latitude      (degrees) = -0.00022
Sun RA            (hours)   =  18:01:12
Sun RA            (degrees) =  270.303
Sun Declination   (degrees) = -23.43685
Sun Hour Angle    (hours)   =  04:55:46
Sun Hour Angle    (degrees) =  73.945
Azimut            (degrees) =  242.7
Altitude          (degrees) =   -6.9 (no refraction)
SunSign                     =  Capricorn
Distance Sun-Earth     (km) =  147159058
Distance Sun-Earth     (au) =  0.98369754

Sun Transit Time            =  2020-12-21 12:24:07
Sun Transit Declination     =  -23.4
Sun Transit Altitude        =  19.2 degrees South
Sun Transit Distance   (km) =  147161262
Sun Transit Distance   (au) =  0.98371228
Midnight Altitude (degrees) =  -66.1 degrees
Altitude Sunrise, Sunset    =  -0.833

SunAstronomTwilightMorning  =  2020-12-21 06:17:57
SunNauticalTwilightMorning  =  2020-12-21 06:55:22
SunCivilTwilightMorning     =  2020-12-21 07:34:32

SunRise                     =  2020-12-21 08:10:24   Azimut = 125
SunSet                      =  2020-12-21 16:37:50   Azimut = 235

Day Length (hours)          =    8:27:26

SunCivilTwilightEvening     =  2020-12-21 17:13:43
SunNauticalTwilightEvening  =  2020-12-21 17:52:53
SunAstronomTwilightEvening  =  2020-12-21 18:30:17

Sun  Events:
Sun  North Passing 2020-12-21 00:23:52 Azi   0 Alt -66.060 Dist 147166755
Sun  East  Passing 2020-12-21 04:49:55 Azi  90 Alt -32.720 Dist 147164706
Sun  Rise          2020-12-21 08:10:24 Azi 125 Alt  -0.833 Dist 147163177
Sun  South Passing 2020-12-21 12:24:07 Azi 180 Alt  19.186 Dist 147161262
Sun  Set           2020-12-21 16:37:50 Azi 235 Alt  -0.833 Dist 147159370
Sun  West  Passing 2020-12-21 19:58:19 Azi 270 Alt -32.720 Dist 147157891

Moon Position
Moon Longitude    (degrees) =  356.868
Moon Latitude     (degrees) =   -5.248
Moon RA           (hours)   =  23:56:52
Moon RA           (degrees) =  359.220
Moon Declination  (degrees) =   -6.060
Moon Hour Angle   (hours)   =  23:00:06
Moon Hour Angle   (degrees) =  345.027
Azimut            (degrees) =  161.7
Altitude          (degrees) =   34.9 (no refraction)
Distance Moon-Earth    (km) =  399427
MoonHP            (degrees) =    0.915
Altitude Moonrise, Moonset  =    0.099

Moon Transit Time           =  2020-12-21 18:20:53
Moon Transit Declination    =  -5.8
Moon Transit Altitude       =  36.7 South
Moon Transit distance  (km) =  399583   

MoonRise                    =  2020-12-21 12:43:38   Azimut   = 100
MoonSet                     =  2020-12-22 00:09:38   Azimut   = 263

MoonAge           (degrees) =   86.800
MoonPhase (between 0 and 1) =    0.472
Show MoonPhase              =  Erstes Viertel
MoonSign                    =  Pisces
Angular Distance Sun-Moon   =   86.605

Moon Events:
Moon West  Passing 2020-12-21 00:26:23 Azi 270 Alt -12.975 Dist 396551   
Moon North Passing 2020-12-21 06:00:35 Azi   0 Alt -51.006 Dist 397557   
Moon East  Passing 2020-12-21 11:43:37 Azi  90 Alt  -9.827 Dist 398532   
Moon Rise          2020-12-21 12:43:24 Azi 100 Alt   0.100 Dist 398696   
Moon South Passing 2020-12-21 18:21:37 Azi 180 Alt  36.776 Dist 399584   

Planet                 Venus            Mars         Jupiter          Saturn
Heliocentric Coordinates
Longitude            215.707          60.469         306.049         303.329
Latitude               2.236           0.345          -0.558          -0.410
X (au)           -0.58643262      0.73730788      3.00064707      5.48807902
Y (au)           -0.42150946      1.30154260     -4.12258274     -8.34557918
Z (au)            0.02819897      0.00901084     -0.04966046     -0.07151670
Radius (au)       0.72275073      1.49590014      5.09921929      9.98863444

Geocentric Coordinates
eX (au)          -0.58166644      0.74207406      3.00541325      5.49284520
eY (au)          -1.40519545      0.31785660     -5.10626873     -9.32926518
eZ (au)           0.02819520      0.00900707     -0.04966423     -0.07152047
eRadius (au)      1.52108681      0.80733380      5.92528107     10.82643304
RA (hours)          16:23:36         1:24:51        20:11:09        20:11:06
RA (degrees)         245.902          21.215         302.790         302.776
Declination          -20.514           9.604         -20.515         -20.414
Azimut                   262             128             219             220
Altitude               -20.5            41.0            12.6            12.6
Trans Date        2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Trans Time          10:46:16        19:47:36        14:34:31        14:34:31
Trans Alt         22.2 South      52.2 South      22.1 South      22.2 South
Rise Date         2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Rise Time           06:17:30        13:02:38        10:07:13        10:06:44
Rise Azimut              120              75             120             120
Set  Date         2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Set  Time           15:14:34        02:34:50        19:01:55        19:02:21
Set  Azimut              240             285             240             240
Sign                 Scorpio          Gemini        Aquarius        Aquarius

Planet                   Sun         Mercury          Uranus         Neptune
Heliocentric Coordinates
Longitude            270.278         273.028          39.250         350.161
Latitude              -0.000          -4.918          -0.441          -1.093
X (au)            0.00000000      0.02433686     15.31212983     29.48150343
Y (au)            0.00000000     -0.46002390     12.51034548     -5.11304649
Z (au)            0.00000000     -0.03963962     -0.15236560     -0.57061460
Radius (au)       0.98369754      0.46236952     19.77354999     29.92704279

Geocentric Coordinates
eX (au)           0.00476618      0.02910305     15.31689601     29.48626961
eY (au)          -0.98368600     -1.44370990     11.52665949     -6.09673248
eZ (au)          -0.00000377     -0.03964339     -0.15236936     -0.57061837
eRadius (au)      0.98369754      1.44454728     19.17014342     30.11537561
RA (hours)          18:01:12        18:05:05         2:19:06        23:18:44
RA (degrees)         270.303         271.274          34.777         349.685
Declination          -23.437         -25.004          13.407          -5.619
Azimut                   243             241             112             173
Altitude                -6.9            -7.5            36.1            36.8
Trans Date        2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Trans Time          12:24:07        12:27:29        20:41:33        17:41:41
Trans Alt         19.2 South      17.6 South      56.0 South      37.0 South
Rise Date         2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Rise Time           08:10:24        08:24:22        13:39:07        12:03:47
Rise Azimut              125             128              69              98
Set  Date         2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21      2020-12-21
Set  Time           16:37:50        16:30:29        03:48:01        23:19:37
Set  Azimut              235             232             291             262
Sign               Capricorn       Capricorn          Taurus          Pisces

Angular Distances (degrees) between Sun and Planets
           Mercury     Venus      Mars   Jupiter    Saturn    Uranus   Neptune
Sun        1.80047  22.78768 112.90805  30.20577  30.21308 126.68416  78.04242
Neptune   77.13971 100.82111  34.91036  47.83678  47.83008  48.64442
Uranus   125.77600 149.44660  13.81915  96.47892  96.47120
Saturn    29.35312  52.99231  82.70349  0.10210
Jupiter   29.34017  52.98664  82.71335
Mars     112.04107 135.64310
Venus     23.78550
Moon      85.58892 109.37015  26.93676  56.49665  56.49874  40.31700   9.49654

Venus   Events:
Venus   East  Passing 2020-12-21 03:25:56 Azi  90 Alt -28.238 Dist 1.51878976
Venus   Rise          2020-12-21 06:17:29 Azi 120 Alt  -0.567 Dist 1.51926328
Venus   South Passing 2020-12-21 10:46:16 Azi 180 Alt  22.176 Dist 1.52000404
Venus   Set           2020-12-21 15:14:34 Azi 240 Alt  -0.567 Dist 1.52074216
Venus   West  Passing 2020-12-21 18:07:16 Azi 270 Alt -28.451 Dist 1.52121659
Venus   North Passing 2020-12-21 22:46:55 Azi   0 Alt -63.191 Dist 1.52198367

Mars    Events:
Mars    West  Passing 2020-12-21 01:14:11 Azi 270 Alt  12.955 Dist 0.80156706
Mars    Set           2020-12-21 02:34:50 Azi 285 Alt  -0.567 Dist 0.80204779
Mars    North Passing 2020-12-21 07:48:53 Azi   0 Alt -33.084 Dist 0.80392120
Mars    Rise          2020-12-21 13:02:38 Azi  75 Alt  -0.567 Dist 0.80579496
Mars    East  Passing 2020-12-21 14:23:56 Azi  90 Alt  13.077 Dist 0.80628098
Mars    South Passing 2020-12-21 19:47:36 Azi 180 Alt  52.244 Dist 0.80821701

Jupiter Events:
Jupiter North Passing 2020-12-21 02:36:02 Azi 360 Alt -63.167 Dist 5.92055009
Jupiter East  Passing 2020-12-21 07:14:47 Azi  90 Alt -28.471 Dist 5.92204966
Jupiter Rise          2020-12-21 10:07:13 Azi 120 Alt  -0.567 Dist 5.92297374
Jupiter South Passing 2020-12-21 14:34:31 Azi 180 Alt  22.103 Dist 5.92440083
Jupiter Set           2020-12-21 19:01:55 Azi 240 Alt  -0.567 Dist 5.92582191
Jupiter West  Passing 2020-12-21 21:54:08 Azi 270 Alt -28.429 Dist 5.92673372

Saturn  Events:
Saturn  North Passing 2020-12-21 02:36:15 Azi 360 Alt -63.051 Dist 10.82128559
Saturn  East  Passing 2020-12-21 07:15:25 Azi  90 Alt -28.309 Dist 10.82292092
Saturn  Rise          2020-12-21 10:06:43 Azi 120 Alt  -0.567 Dist 10.82392016
Saturn  South Passing 2020-12-21 14:34:31 Azi 180 Alt  22.207 Dist 10.82547572
Saturn  Set           2020-12-21 19:02:21 Azi 240 Alt  -0.567 Dist 10.82702361
Saturn  West  Passing 2020-12-21 21:53:33 Azi 270 Alt -28.290 Dist 10.82800886

Mercury Events:
Mercury North Passing 2020-12-21 00:25:57 Azi   0 Alt -67.579 Dist 1.44595437
Mercury East  Passing 2020-12-21 04:45:00 Azi  90 Alt -35.008 Dist 1.44562207
Mercury Rise          2020-12-21 08:24:22 Azi 128 Alt  -0.567 Dist 1.44532612
Mercury South Passing 2020-12-21 12:27:29 Azi 180 Alt  17.632 Dist 1.44498250
Mercury Set           2020-12-21 16:30:28 Azi 232 Alt  -0.567 Dist 1.44462265
Mercury West  Passing 2020-12-21 20:10:11 Azi 270 Alt -35.071 Dist 1.44428312

Uranus  Events:
Uranus  West  Passing 2020-12-21 01:54:00 Azi 270 Alt  18.372 Dist 19.16131923
Uranus  Set           2020-12-21 03:48:01 Azi 291 Alt  -0.567 Dist 19.16240156
Uranus  North Passing 2020-12-21 08:43:34 Azi   0 Alt -29.214 Dist 19.16521264
Uranus  Rise          2020-12-21 13:39:07 Azi  69 Alt  -0.567 Dist 19.16803162
Uranus  East  Passing 2020-12-21 15:33:06 Azi  90 Alt  18.368 Dist 19.16912087
Uranus  South Passing 2020-12-21 20:41:33 Azi 180 Alt  56.029 Dist 19.17207418

Neptune Events:
Neptune West  Passing 2020-12-21 00:05:20 Azi 270 Alt  -7.652 Dist 30.10316667
Neptune North Passing 2020-12-21 05:43:38 Azi   0 Alt -48.245 Dist 30.10716200
Neptune East  Passing 2020-12-21 11:21:56 Azi  90 Alt  -7.648 Dist 30.11115407
Neptune Rise          2020-12-21 12:03:47 Azi  98 Alt  -0.567 Dist 30.11164757
Neptune South Passing 2020-12-21 17:41:41 Azi 180 Alt  37.005 Dist 30.11563120
Neptune Set           2020-12-21 23:19:37 Azi 262 Alt  -0.567 Dist 30.11961146

    

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