Stargazing at February 2019


 

  • Moon Phases and Notable Celestial Events

  • Planets

 

Moon Phases and Notable Celestial Events

Waning Crescent

  • cheap neurontin online 1st February
    • Earthshine on waning crescent moon
  • get link 2nd February
    • Moon, Venus and Saturn appears almost in line, early morning sky around 06:00 UT
New Moon

Waxing Crescent

  • 10th February
    • Moon, Mars and Uranus are close to each other, early evening sky
First Quarter

  • 12th February
  • 13th February
    • Mars and Uranus close to each other, early evening sky
Waxing Gibbous

  • 18th February
    • Venus and Saturn close position, early morning sky
Full Moon

  • 19th February
    • Full Moon and supermoon evening sky
Waxing Gibbous
Last Quarter

  • 26th February
    • Last Quarter
  • 27th February
    • Mercury at greatest eastern elongation, evening star and very close to Sun
    • Venus near Jupiter, early morning sky
Waning Crescent

 

 

 

 

Planets

Mercury

  • Apparent magnitude: up to -1.2
  • Constellation: from Aquarius to Pisces
  • 27th February
    • Mercury at greatest eastern elongation, evening star

Venus

  • Apparent magnitude: up to -4.2
  • Constellation: Sagittarius
  • 2nd February
    • Moon, Venus and Saturn appears almost in line, early morning sky around 6:00 UT
  • 18th February
    • Venus and Saturn close position, early morning sky

Mars

  • Apparent magnitude: up to +1.1
  • Constellation: Pisces towards Taurus
  • 10th February
    • Moon, Mars and Uranus are close to each other, early evening sky
  • 13th February
    • Mars and Uranus close to each other, early evening sky

Jupiter

  • Apparent magnitude: up to -2.0
  • Constellation: Ophiuchus
  • 27th February
    • Venus near Jupiter, early morning sky

Saturn

  • Apparent magnitude: up to +0.6
  • Constellation: Sagittarius
  • 2nd February
    • Moon, Venus and Saturn appears almost in line, early morning sky around 6:00 UT
  • 18th February
    • Venus and Saturn close position, early morning sky

Uranus

  • Apparent magnitude: up to +5.8
  • Constellation: Pisces
  • 10th February
    • Moon, Mars and Uranus are close to each other, early evening sky
  • 13th February
    • Mars and Uranus close to each other, early evening sky

Neptune

  • Apparent magnitude: up to +7.9
  • Constellation: Aquarius

 

 

Start of the month Neptune is low in early evening sky, and later in the month planet drops lower.

 

 


Reference list:

Moon Giant – Moon Phases January 2019

International Meteor Organization

Stellarium (Software)

The Astronomical Almanac (2019 – 2023) – book by Richard J. Bartlett

2019 Stargazing: Month by Month Guide to the Night Sky – book by Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest