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Total solar eclipse and twenty other astronomical phenomena await us in 2019

Be sure to pay attention to the main astronomical events that are changing by the moment. If you like astronomy and plan to stay up to date, here's an astronomical calendar for 2019 not to miss anything.

Quarters – 1 to 5 January

As every year, in 2019 looks like this meteor shower that will be its boom on January 3. It was best observed in the night sky, after midnight.

Venus in its largest western extension – January 6

It is the best time of year to see the star with the naked eye, in the morning.

Partial solar eclipse – January 6

It will look in parts of Asia and the North Pacific. The best point to watch is Russia, with 62% coverage.

Suffermon – January 21

The first of three superlunas, the satellite will have the closest approach to Earth, looks really big and fascinating.

Total Luna Solar Eclipse

It will look mainly in North America and South America.

Suffermon – February 19

The second out of three will be 2019.

Mercurio in its largest eastern extension – February 27

The star will be closer and will look much better in the afternoon when the sun is hidden.

Suffermon – March 21

The latest superlunas, a great moment to see the satellite in full splendor.

Mercury with its largest Western extension – April 11

The star will look better than ever before just before dawn.

Lyrids – 16-16 April

Each year they appear more or less on the same dates, but the meteor showers will be better on the 22nd and the 23rd of April.

Eta Acuaridas – 19-19 May

This meteor shower looks best from the southern hemisphere and this year will be a peak on nights of May 6 and 7.

blue Moon –

Each station contains three full moons, but sometimes, because they occur every less than 30 days, there are four full moons. This additional moon is called "Blue Moon" and it happens every two and a half years, more or less.

Justice in the Opposition – June 10

The star will be closer to Earth and illuminated by the sun so that it will look bright in the sky. It will be easy to observe and even some of its moons can be seen with a simple telescope.

Mercurio in its largest eastern extension – June 23

The star will be closer and will look much better in the afternoon when the sun is hidden.

Total Solar Eclipse – July

It will be seen entirely in much of Chile and Argentina, but in the rest of South America it will look less powerfully, be partial.

Saturn in opposition – July 9

The star will be closer to Earth, and can easily be seen through binoculars or a small telescope. You can even see the rings.

Partial eclipse – July 16

It will be visible mainly in Europe, Central Asia, Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Delta Acuaridas – 12 July – 23 August

Although the extension is quite a while, they will be better on 28 July 29.

Mercury in its largest Western extension – August 9

The star will look better than ever before just before dawn.

Persid – July 17 – August 24

This is one of the best meteor showers and it will look better on August 12 and 13.

Neptune in the opposition – September 9

Although it will be at its closest point to Earth and the brightest, it will only look like a blue dot except for the most powerful telescopes, due to its distance from our planet.

Dragons – October 6-10

Since it is one of the smallest meteor showers, it will reach its peak on October 8, but it will only be visible in areas far from the city.

Mercury in its largest eastern extension – October 20

The star will be closer and will look much better in the afternoon when the sun is hidden.

Orions – October to November 2nd

It will be brighter and closer than ever to the Earth, so it will look all night long. However, only the most powerful telescopes can capture details.

Taurides – 7 – 10 December

As one of the minors, he will be far from the city and reach its peak on November 5.

Mercury 's Transition Through the Sun – November 11

This event happens only every few years, and will look again in 2039. The Earth will pass between Earth and Sun, its disk can be viewed with an approved telescope and a sunscreen. It will look better than the US, Central and South America.

Leonidas 6 – 30 November

The meteor shower will peak on the night of the 17th and tomorrow, November 18.

Mercury in its largest Western extension – November 28

Recognized as the best meteor shower, it will be a little in the shade by the moon but it is so powerful that it will be worth catching attention. Xiao will be on 13 and 14 December.

Úrsidas – December 17-25

It is a small meteor shower, but it can still be observed well on 21 and 22 December, in a dark and distant place.

Solar Eclipse – December 26

When the moon is too far away to completely cover the sun, the ring remains glistening outside. It would begin in Saudi Arabia to move toward the Pacific.


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