Astronomy

Astronomy: Astronomy Calendar For 2019 – Hashem Al-Ghaili

Shalom, everyone! The following is a video from science commentator Hashem Al-Ghaili of the astronomy calendar for 2019. Perhaps one of the most noteworthy astronomical events occurring in 2019 will be the total lunar eclipse occurring on January 20-21, 2019. This total lunar eclipse will be a “Super Blood Moon,” and will be visible in most parts of the world:


Astronomy Calendar For 2019 – Hashem Al-Ghaili

Video from Hashem Al-Ghaili/YouTube


The following is a list of the events included on the 2019 Astronomy Calendar in the video above:

  • January 3-4: Quadrantids meteor showers
  • January 5-6: Partial solar eclipse
  • January 6: First new moon of the year
  • January 21: Total lunar eclipse
  • January 22: Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter
  • February 19: Full moon, Supermoon
  • February 27: Greatest elongations of Mercury
  • March 20: Spring Equinox
  • March 21: Full moon, Supermoon
  • April 22-23: Lyrids meteor shower
  • May 6-7: Eta Aquarids meteor shower
  • May 18: Full moon, Blue moon
  • June 10: Jupiter at closest approach to Earth
  • June 21: June Solstice and the longest day of the year
  • July 2: Total Solar Eclipse visible in Chile and Argentina
  • July 9: Saturn will be at its closest approach to Earth
  • July 16: Partial lunar eclipse visible in Europe, Africa, central Asia, and the Indian Ocean
  • July 27: Total lunar eclipse visible in most parts of the world
  • July 28-29: Delta Aquarids meteor shower
  • August 12-13: Perseids meteor shower
  • September 9: Neptune will be at its closest approach to Earth
  • September 23: Fall Equinox
  • October 8: Draconids meteor shower
  • October 21-22: Orionids meteor shower
  • October 27: Uranus will be at its closest approach to Earth
  • November 5-6: Taurids meteor shower
  • November 11: Transit of Mercury across the Sun
  • November 17-18: Leonids meteor shower
  • November 24: Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter
  • December 13-14: Geminids meteor shower
  • December 21-22: Ursids meteor shower
  • December 22: December Solstice and the longest night of the year
  • December 26: Annual Solar Eclipse
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