Notable dates in 2019
January 01-Jan Venus 1.3 degrees south of Moon 06-Jan New Moon 06-Jan Venus at greatest western elongation 12-Jan C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) reaches perihelion 13-Jan 171P Spahr reaches perihelion 14-Jan 114P Wiseman-Skiff reaches perihelion 17-Jan Aldebaran 1.6 degrees south of Moon 18-Jan C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) reaches perihelion 21-Jan Total lunar eclipse 21-Jan Full Moon 24-Jan 131P Mueller reaches perihelion 31-Jan Venus 0.1 degrees south of Moon February 02-Feb Saturn 0.6 degrees south of Moon 02-Feb C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) reaches perihelion 04-Feb New Moon 05-Feb 123P West-Hartley reaches perihelion 12-Feb 2017 PV25 7.26 Lunar Distances from Earth 19-Feb Full Moon 26-Feb C/2010 U3 (Boattini) reaches perihelion 27-Feb Mercury at greatest eastern elongation March 01-Mar Saturn 0.3 degrees south of Moon 02-Mar Venus 1.2 degrees north of Moon 04-Mar 2015 EG 1.16 Lunar Distances from Earth 06-Mar New Moon 09-Mar 29P Schwassmann-Wachmann reaches perihelion 13-Mar Aldebaran 1.9 degrees south of Moon 21-Mar Full Moon 27-Mar Jupiter 1.9 degrees south of Moon 29-Mar Saturn 0.1 degrees north of Moon April 02-Apr 78P Gehrels reaches perihelion 04-Apr 2016 GE1 3.88 Lunar Distances from Earth 05-Apr New Moon 11-Apr Mercury at greatest western elongation 19-Apr Full Moon 22-Apr Lyrid meteor shower 25-Apr Saturn 0.4 degrees north of Moon May 04-May New Moon 05-May 186P Garradd reaches perihelion 18-May Full Moon 18-May 2012 KT12 3.26 Lunar Distances from Earth 22-May Saturn 0.5 degrees north of Moon June 03-Jun New Moon 04-Jun 222P LINEAR reaches perihelion 10-Jun Jupiter at opposition 12-Jun 209P LINEAR reaches perihelion 17-Jun Full Moon 18-Jun Mercury within 0.2 degrees of Mars 19-Jun Saturn 0.4 degrees north of Moon 23-Jun Mercury at greatest eastern elongation 24-Jun 441987 7.63 Lunar Distances from Earth July 02-Jul New Moon 06-Jul 31P Schwassmann-Wachmann reaches perihelion 07-Jul 2016 NO56 3.41 Lunar Distances from Earth 10-Jul Saturn at opposition 14-Jul Pluto at opposition 14-Jul C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) reaches perihelion 16-Jul Full Moon 16-Jul Saturn 0.2 degrees north of Moon 26-Jul 2010 PK9 8.20 Lunar Distances from Earth 28-Jul 200P Larsen reaches perihelion August 01-Aug New Moon 05-Aug 168P Hergenrother reaches perihelion 09-Aug Mercury at greatest western elongation 12-Aug Saturn 0.0 degrees north of Moon 13-Aug Perseid meteor shower 15-Aug Full Moon 30-Aug New Moon 31-Aug 322P SOHO reaches perihelion 31-Aug P/1999 R1 (SOHO) reaches perihelion September 08-Sep Saturn 0.0 degrees north of Moon 09-Sep 260P McNaught reaches perihelion 10-Sep Neptune at opposition 10-Sep P/2008 Y1 (Boattini) reaches perihelion 14-Sep Full Moon 21-Sep 2017 SL16 7.91 Lunar Distances from Earth 28-Sep New Moon October 05-Oct Saturn 0.3 degrees north of Moon 09-Oct P/2008 Y12 (SOHO) reaches perihelion 13-Oct Full Moon 20-Oct Mercury at greatest eastern elongation 26-Oct 76P Kohoutek-Ikemura reaches perihelion 28-Oct Uranus at opposition 28-Oct New Moon November 02-Nov Saturn 0.3 degrees north of Moon 09-Nov 68P Klemola reaches perihelion 11-Nov Transit of Mercury 12-Nov Full Moon 15-Nov 155P Shoemaker reaches perihelion 18-Nov Leonids meteor shower 26-Nov New Moon 28-Nov Mercury at greatest western elongation 28-Nov Jupiter 0.7 degrees south of Moon 29-Nov Saturn 0.9 degrees north of Moon December 12-Dec Full Moon 14-Dec Gemenids meteor shower 21-Dec 289P Blanpain reaches perihelion 26-Dec New Moon 29-Dec Venus 1.0 degrees north of Moon
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