MAY 2019 SKYNOTES

MAY STAR CHART, 2019
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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.

MAY, 2019.

 

 

The phenomena of the month : May 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 05 01 03:48 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 01 10:45 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 05 01 17:53 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 05 04 00:37 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 04 20:59 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 05 04 22:45 NEW MOON
2019 05 06 09:07 Meteor shower : Eta Aquarids (50 meteors/hour at zenith; duration = 38.0 days)
2019 05 06 21:26 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 08 14:59 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 05 08 15:32 Close encounter between Mercury and Uranus (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 1.3°)
2019 05 08 23:17 Meteor shower : Eta Lyrids (3 meteors/hour at zenith; duration = 11.0 days)
2019 05 09 18:15 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 09 21:27 Beginning of occultation of 63 Gem (magn. = 5.24)
2019 05 09 22:10 End of occultation of 63 Gem (magn. = 5.24)
2019 05 10 05:47 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 05 10 23:48 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 05 11 21:32 Opposition of the asteroid 8 Flora with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.532 AU; magn. = 9.7)
2019 05 12 01:12 FIRST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 05 12 15:04 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 13 21:53 Moon at perigee (geocentric dist. = 369009 km)
2019 05 14 09:21 Opposition of the asteroid 11 Parthenope with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.421 AU; magn. = 9.5)
2019 05 14 16:28 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 05 15 11:53 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 15 14:35 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 05 15 19:12 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 05 18 08:42 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 18 16:35 Close encounter between Venus and Uranus (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 1.1°)
2019 05 18 21:11 FULL MOON
2019 05 19 15:23 Close encounter between Mars and M 35 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.2°)
2019 05 20 12:11 Opposition of the asteroid 20 Massalia with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.631 AU; magn. = 9.7)
2019 05 20 23:22 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 05 21 03:25 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 05 21 05:31 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 21 13:06 SUPERIOR CONJUNCTION of Mercury with the Sun (geoc. dist. centre to cenrer = 0.3°)
2019 05 21 23:50 Close encounter between the Moon and M 22 (topocentric dist. centre to centre = 0.8°)
2019 05 22 23:26 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 05 24 02:20 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 24 07:00 Mercury at its perihelion (distance to the Sun = 0.30750 AU)
2019 05 26 08:09 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei
2019 05 26 13:27 Moon at apogee (geocentric dist. = 404138 km)
2019 05 26 16:33 LAST QUARTER OF THE MOON
2019 05 26 23:09 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 26 23:51 Opposition of the asteroid 32 Pomona with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.434 AU; magn. = 10.5)
2019 05 27 15:01 Minimum of the variable star beta Lyrae
2019 05 28 21:30 Opposition of the asteroid 1 Ceres with the Sun (dist. to the Sun = 2.764 AU; magn. = 7.0)
2019 05 28 22:55 Simultaneous transits on Jupiter: two satellites and shadow of one satellite.
2019 05 29 19:58 Minimum of the variable star Algol (beta Persei)
2019 05 30 03:39 Maximum of the variable star eta Aquilae
2019 05 31 07:02 Maximum of the variable star zeta Gemini
2019 05 31 16:56 Maximum of the variable star delta Cephei

 

 

LUNAR OCCULTATIONS in MAY 2019 visible from the Scarborough (UK) area. The time given is UT