Home » News & Blogs » Events for February 2019
Bookmark and Share
Astropixel's Portal to the Universe

Events for February 2019

25 Jan 2019, 00:00 UTC
Events for February 2019
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for February 2019.

The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones.

Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

Date GMT Astronomical Events for February 2019
------ ----- --------------------------------------------
(h:m)
Feb 02 07:18 Saturn 0.6°S of Moon: Occultation
Feb 03 06:35 Moon at Descending Node
Feb 04 21:04 NEW MOON
Feb 05 09:26 Moon at Apogee: 406556 km
Feb 12 22:26 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Feb 14 03:29 Aldebaran 1.7°S of Moon
Feb 17 09:42 Moon at Ascending Node
Feb 18 03:05 Beehive 0.6°N of Moon
Feb 19 09:06 Moon at Perigee: 356762 km
Feb 19 13:08 Regulus 2.5°S of Moon
Feb 19 15:53 FULL MOON
Feb 25 08 Mercury at Perihelion
Feb 26 11:28 LAST QUARTER MOON
Feb 27 01 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 18.1°E
Feb 27 14:17 Jupiter 2.3°S of Moon

As the events above transpire, I will occasionally post photographs ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod