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SkyWatch: April 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 Apr 24 09:04 UT)
RA    02 05 09.8
Dec +12 41 19.1
X 0.837155
Y 0.511232
Z 0.221617
R 1.005634

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 Apr 23   03:3004:0604:4005:0818:4519:1319:4720:23
2019 Apr 24   03:2804:0504:3905:0718:4619:1419:4820:25
2019 Apr 25   03:2604:0304:3705:0618:4719:1519:4920:26

 


Moon Information


Currently (Wed, 2019 Apr 24 09:04 UT)
RA          18 23 19.6
Dec -21 59 05.8
Phase -0.737  (+ = waxing; - = waning)
Parallax 0.930 degrees
Diameter 30.41 arcminutes
Elong (RA) 116W

Local time for moon rise/transit/set (for UT date)
UT DateRiseTransitSet
2019 Apr 2322:2603:2508:16
2019 Apr 2423:2404:1809:07
2019 Apr 2500:1605:0910:02

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 Apr 24 09:04 UT)
Local Rise/Transit/Set times are given at the end of each line
Sun         02 05 09.8   +12 41 19.1       
Opposition 14 05 09.8 -12 41 19.1 180E 18:41 23:56 05:10
Mercury 00 37 48.0 +01 06 11.7 25W 04:28 10:28 16:28
Venus 00 17 28.4 +00 09 52.2 29W 04:11 10:08 16:05
Mars 04 56 38.7 +23 41 25.9 42E 07:28 14:48 22:07
Jupiter 17 33 07.0 -22 39 30.7 130W 22:34 03:15 07:47
Saturn 19 27 16.1 -21 31 20.5 103W 00:24 05:09 09:47
Uranus 02 01 18.6 +11 49 39.9 1W 05:19 11:54 18:29
Neptune 23 15 50.4 -05 48 31.3 46W 03:16 08:57 14:31
Pluto 19 39 01.5 -21 46 35.1 101W 00:36 05:21 09:57

 

Selected Positions for April 2019
                Apr 01 2019                       Apr 16 2019                       Apr 30 2019
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Sun 00 39 24.5 +04 14 30.7 01 34 25.1 +09 50 50.6 03 28 58.6 +18 55 06.8
Opposition 12 39 24.5 -04 14 30.7 180E 13 34 25.1 -09 50 50.6 180E 15 28 58.6 -18 55 06.8 180E
Mercury 23 10 11.3 -05 35 51.1 24W 23 57 28.6 -02 56 40.3 27W 03 02 52.7 +16 34 57.7 7W
Venus 22 32 23.5 -10 09 44.4 35W 23 40 33.0 -03 39 10.7 31W 01 55 41.9 +10 07 54.1 24W
Mars 03 51 25.3 +21 05 44.1 50E 04 33 19.8 +22 57 39.6 45E 05 58 29.6 +24 33 31.7 35E
Jupiter 17 33 43.3 -22 39 57.6 107W 17 34 09.8 -22 40 07.5 121W 17 26 19.3 -22 35 17.6 152W
Saturn 19 24 29.1 -21 36 09.9 81W 19 26 42.0 -21 32 11.6 95W 19 26 30.7 -21 33 53.5 125W
Uranus 01 56 16.7 +11 22 10.5 20E 01 59 29.9 +11 39 50.5 6E 02 06 01.3 +12 14 48.3 21W
Neptune 23 13 02.9 -06 05 28.4 24W 23 14 55.1 -05 54 04.7 38W 23 17 47.7 -05 36 59.2 67W
Pluto 19 38 25.2 -21 45 36.8 78W 19 38 56.3 -21 45 55.7 93W 19 38 34.7 -21 49 53.0 122W