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.

AUGUST, 2019

 

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

 

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

 

2019 08 01 03:12 NEW MOON
2019 08 02 07:08 Moon at perigee (geocentric dist. = 359398 km)
2019 08 02 17:45 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 08 03 18:37 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 04 02:21 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 06 15:26 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 07 14:18 Opposition of the asteroid 16 Psyche with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.708 AU; magn. = 9.3)
2019 08 07 17:31 FIRST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 08 08 09:00 Venus at its perihelion (distance to the Sun = 0.71846 AU)
2019 08 09 11:08 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 09 12:15 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 09 21:59 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 08 10 06:00 GREATEST WESTERN ELONGATION of Mercury (19.0°)
2019 08 10 08:14 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 08 11 21:47 Close encounter between the Moon and M 22 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.6°)
2019 08 12 09:03 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 12 22:28 Close encounter between the Moon and Pluto (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.8°)
2019 08 13 03:40 Meteor shower : Perseids (110 meteors/hour at zenith; duration = 38.0 days)
2019 08 13 06:27 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 08 13 15:16 Opposition of the asteroid 15 Eunomia with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.400 AU; magn. = 8.2)
2019 08 14 06:04 SUPERIOR CONJUNCTION of Venus with the Sun (geoc. dist. centre to centre = 1.3°)
2019 08 14 19:55 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 15 05:52 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 15 12:29 FULL MOON
2019 08 17 02:14 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 08 17 05:59 Close encounter between Mercury and M 44 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 1.2°)
2019 08 17 10:50 Moon at apogee (geocentric dist. = 406244 km)
2019 08 17 12:06 Opposition of the asteroid 39 Laetitia with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.522 AU; magn. = 9.1)
2019 08 18 02:40 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 18 07:01 Meteor shower : Kappa Cygnids (3 meteors/hour at zenith; duration = 22.0 days)
2019 08 20 04:42 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 20 07:00 Mercury at its perihelion (distance to the Sun = 0.30750 AU)
2019 08 20 11:49 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 08 20 23:29 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 23 14:56 LAST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 08 23 20:17 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 24 02:48 Beginning of occultation of 61-delta1 Tau (magn. = 3.77)
2019 08 24 03:27 Beginning of occultation of 64-delta2 Tau (magn. = 4.80)
2019 08 24 03:57 End of occultation of 61-delta1 Tau (magn. = 3.77)
2019 08 24 06:29 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 08 25 06:00 VENUS at maximum brightness (magn. -3.93)
2019 08 25 13:29 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 26 01:00 Mars at its aphelion (distance to the Sun = 1.66606 AU)
2019 08 26 05:02 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 08 26 17:06 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 29 13:54 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 08 30 10:37 NEW MOON
2019 08 30 15:24 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 08 30 15:57 Moon at perigee (geocentric dist. = 357176 km)
2019 08 30 19:22 Comet P/1999 R1 SOHO at its perihelion (dist. to the Sun = 0.052 AU; magn. = 7.7)
2019 08 30 20:19 Comet 322P SOHO at its perihelion (dist. to the Sun = 0.052 AU; magn. = 6.1)
2019 08 30 22:16 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 08 31 10:43 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae

 

 

(Using Coelix Software) 

 



 

SELECTED LUNAR OCCULTATIONS VISIBLE FROM SCARBOROUGH UK THIS MONTH.

Source: 'Coelix' software