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SkyWatch: February 2019

Dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000
Pluto's position is astrometric, i.e., it accounts for the approx. 6 hour light-time
Elongations are in degrees
Calculations by Brian D. Warner

Location Information for Rise/Set times
Enter Longitude and Latitude in degrees (e.g., 39.1003).
Western/Southern Hemisphere = negative
Enter UTOffset in hours (e.g., 9.5)

Examples: Colo Spgs, CO: –105 +39 -7.0;    Adelaide, Australia =  +138 –34 +9.5)

Longitude   Latitude   UTOffset  

Sun Information


Currently (Wed, 2019 Feb 20 20:40 UT)
RA    22 14 14.9
Dec -10 55 27.1
X 0.870236
Y -0.430695
Z -0.186706
R 0.988771

Local time for sunrise/sunset/twilight
Civil Twilight (CT): Sun 6º below horizon
Nautical Twilight (NT): Sun 12º below horizon
Astronomical Twilight (AT): Sun 18º below horizon

Local
Date
AT
Start
NT
Start
CT
Start
Sun
Rise
Sun
Set
CT
End
NT
End
AT
End
2019 Feb 19   05:1405:4506:1606:4317:4218:0918:4019:11
2019 Feb 20   05:1205:4306:1406:4117:4318:1018:4119:12
2019 Feb 21   05:1105:4206:1306:4017:4418:1118:4219:13

 


Moon Information


Currently (Wed, 2019 Feb 20 20:40 UT)
RA          11 25 46.4
Dec +08 11 00.7
Phase -0.976  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 1.018 degrees
Diameter 33.29 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 162W

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)
UT DateRiseTransitSet
2019 Feb 1916:4323:5506:54
2019 Feb 2017:5800:5407:32
2019 Feb 2119:1301:4908:07

Phases for 2019

New First Full Last
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Dec 07 2018 07:21 Dec 15 2018 11:50 Dec 22 2018 17:49 Dec 29 2018 09:35
Jan 06 2019 01:29 Jan 14 2019 06:46 Jan 21 2019 05:17 Jan 27 2019 21:11
Feb 04 2019 21:04 Feb 12 2019 22:27 Feb 19 2019 15:54 Feb 26 2019 11:28
Mar 06 2019 16:05 Mar 14 2019 10:27 Mar 21 2019 01:44 Mar 28 2019 04:11
Apr 05 2019 08:52 Apr 12 2019 19:07 Apr 19 2019 11:13 Apr 26 2019 22:19
May 04 2019 22:47 May 12 2019 01:13 May 18 2019 21:13 May 26 2019 16:34
Jun 03 2019 10:03 Jun 10 2019 06:00 Jun 17 2019 08:32 Jun 25 2019 09:47
Jul 02 2019 19:18 Jul 09 2019 10:55 Jul 16 2019 21:40 Jul 25 2019 01:19
Aug 01 2019 03:13 Aug 07 2019 17:32 Aug 15 2019 12:31 Aug 23 2019 14:57
Aug 30 2019 10:38 Sep 06 2019 03:11 Sep 14 2019 04:34 Sep 22 2019 02:42
Sep 28 2019 18:27 Oct 05 2019 16:48 Oct 13 2019 21:09 Oct 21 2019 12:40
Oct 28 2019 03:39 Nov 04 2019 10:24 Nov 12 2019 13:36 Nov 19 2019 21:11
Nov 26 2019 15:06 Dec 04 2019 06:59 Dec 12 2019 05:13 Dec 19 2019 04:58
Dec 26 2019 05:14 Jan 03 2020 04:46 Jan 10 2020 19:22 Jan 17 2020 12:59
Jan 24 2020 21:43 Feb 02 2020 01:42 Feb 09 2020 07:34 Feb 15 2020 22:18

Planet Information


Currently (Wed, 2019 Feb 20 20:40 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         22 14 14.9   -10 55 27.1       
Opposition 10 14 14.9 +10 55 27.1 180E 17:37 00:11 06:44
Mercury 23 14 41.3 -04 50 52.4 16E 07:31 13:12 18:57
Venus 19 22 18.5 -20 42 03.4 42W 04:34 09:19 14:05
Mars 02 06 12.3 +13 22 36.7 62E 09:24 16:04 22:45
Jupiter 17 19 09.5 -22 28 51.5 71W 02:29 07:10 11:44
Saturn 19 12 20.2 -21 57 24.4 45W 04:19 09:03 13:39
Uranus 01 49 16.8 +10 42 41.5 58E 09:18 15:49 22:20
Neptune 23 07 36.6 -06 39 10.3 14E 07:18 12:57 18:28
Pluto 19 35 02.1 -21 49 32.4 40W 04:41 09:25 14:01

 

Selected Positions for February 2019
                Feb 01 2019                       Feb 16 2019                       Feb 28 2019
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Sun 20 56 04.4 -17 18 51.0 21 55 54.0 -12 35 41.6 23 41 05.9 -02 02 43.9
Opposition 08 56 04.4 +17 18 51.0 180E 09 55 54.0 +12 35 41.6 180E 11 41 05.9 +02 02 43.9 180E
Mercury 21 03 58.4 -18 55 35.3 2E 22 46 22.8 -08 43 58.0 13E 23 29 03.6 +00 21 10.9 4W
Venus 17 44 37.6 -20 48 37.5 45W 18 58 34.4 -21 03 47.6 43W 21 16 59.5 -15 53 56.4 38W
Mars 01 15 48.4 +08 19 40.8 69E 01 53 56.5 +12 13 04.3 64E 03 07 41.6 +18 23 56.3 55E
Jupiter 17 05 58.2 -22 13 57.8 54W 17 16 16.9 -22 25 59.5 67W 17 29 58.1 -22 37 41.0 92W
Saturn 19 03 37.4 -22 10 38.4 27W 19 10 21.8 -22 00 33.8 40W 19 20 32.5 -21 43 20.8 66W
Uranus 01 47 06.0 +10 29 52.5 77E 01 48 39.3 +10 39 04.1 62E 01 53 05.7 +11 04 26.0 35E
Neptune 23 05 01.4 -06 55 26.0 33E 23 06 57.7 -06 43 13.8 18E 23 10 52.2 -06 18 53.9 9W
Pluto 19 32 29.5 -21 53 20.0 20W 19 34 27.6 -21 50 22.4 35W 19 37 22.0 -21 46 27.8 62W