The chart shows the whole sky, at the times given at the top left of the chart.
The edge of the chart is the HORIZON, and the ZENITH is at the centre.

This chart is for LATITUDE 54 degrees NORTH, and is produced using 'PLANETARIUM GOLD' software.

APRIL, 2019

 

The phenomena of the month : April 2019
Times are given in UT for SCARBOROUGH (0° 25' 0" W, 54° 16' 3" N, zone 0 -UNIVERSAL TIME).

 

Date Hour Description of the phenomenon
yyyy mm dd hh:mm

 

2019 04 01 00:14 Moon at apogee (geocentric dist. = 405577 km)
2019 04 02 11:37 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 02 11:59 Close encounter between Mercury and Neptune (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.4°)
2019 04 02 16:16 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 02 17:51 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 04 05 08:26 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 05 08:50 NEW MOON
2019 04 05 09:15 Opposition of the asteroid 7 Iris with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.824 AU; magn. = 9.4)
2019 04 05 20:47 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 04 08 01:03 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 08 05:15 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 09 22:05 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 04 10 01:10 Opposition of the asteroid 2 Pallas with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.537 AU; magn. = 7.9)
2019 04 10 06:04 Close encounter between Venus and Neptune (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.3°)
2019 04 10 08:00 Mercury at its aphelion (distance to the Sun = 0.46670 AU)
2019 04 10 12:57 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 04 11 02:04 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 11 18:00 GREATEST WESTERN ELONGATION of Mercury (27.6°)
2019 04 12 19:06 FIRST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 04 13 09:51 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 13 20:35 Close encounter between the Moon and M 44 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.8°)
2019 04 13 22:53 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 16 02:33 Beginning of occultation of 53 Leo (magn. = 5.32)
2019 04 16 19:43 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 16 22:02 Moon at perigee (geocentric dist. = 364205 km)
2019 04 17 02:19 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 04 18 02:00 Venus at its aphelion (distance to the Sun = 0.72820 AU)
2019 04 18 18:38 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 18 19:21 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 04 19 11:12 FULL MOON
2019 04 19 16:32 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 20 04:32 Opposition of the asteroid 405 Thia with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 1.960 AU; magn. = 10.5)
2019 04 20 16:34 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 04 21 00:00 EASTER DAY
2019 04 22 13:21 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 22 19:30 Meteor shower : Lyrids (18 meteors/hour at zenith; duration = 9.0 days)
2019 04 22 23:07 CONJUNCTION between Uranus and the Sun (geoc. dist. centre to centre = 0.5°)
2019 04 24 01:02 Close encounter between the Moon and M 8 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 1.8°)
2019 04 24 03:25 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 24 06:32 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 04 24 16:18 Opposition of the asteroid 44 Nysa with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.428 AU; magn. = 9.9)
2019 04 25 10:10 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 26 22:18 LAST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 04 28 06:59 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 04 28 18:20 Moon at apogee (geocentric dist. = 404582 km)
2019 04 29 12:13 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 04 30 20:11 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini

 

 

 

(Using Coelix Software) 

 



 

SELECTED LUNAR OCCULTATIONS VISIBLE FROM SCARBOROUGH UK THIS MONTH.

Source: 'Coelix' software