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.