Astronomy Events in Australia for 2019

20 February 2019

Perigee Full Moon “Super” Moon, at its biggest on the evening of the 19th.

25 April 2019

Occultation of Saturn by the Moon, very low on horizon, fabulous experience one of the best things to see with a telescope.

6 May 2019

Eta Aquariid meteor shower.

11 Jun 2019

Jupiter at Opposition, closest it gets to Earth thereby larger than at any other time in a telescope.

10 Jul 2019

Saturn at Opposition, closest it gets to Earth thereby larger than at any other time in a telescope.

16-17 Jul 2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse, early morning, visible from WA, NT and SA, only minor (very partial) for Eastern States.

30 Jul 2019

Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower.

12 Aug 2019

Moon close to Saturn, Occultation for Eastern States.

8-9 Sep 2019

Saturn close to Moon, Occultation in northern and Western Australia.

22 Oct 2019

Orionid meteor shower.

12 Nov 2019

Asteroid Vesta at opposition, just visible with the unaided eye.

17 Nov 2019

Leonid Meteor Shower, the best meteor shower there is.

15 Dec 2019

Geminid Meteor shower.

26 Dec 2019

Partial Eclipse of the Sun, northern half of Australia.

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