Sky Events 2019

November

November 2: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn

November 4: First Quarter Moon

November 11: Transit of Mercury

November 12: Full Moon

November 12: The Northern Taurid meteor shower reaches peak activity of 5 meteors per hour

November 18: Leonid meteor shower reaches peak activity of 15 meteors per hour

November 18: M45 is well-placed for observation

November 19: Third Quarter Moon

November 22: α-Monocerotid meteor shower reaches peak activity

November 24: Conjunction of the Moon, Mars, and Mercury

November 24: Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

November 26: New Moon

November 28: Conjunction of the Moon, Venus, and Jupiter

November 28: Mercury at greatest western elongation

November 28: November Orionid meteor shower reaches peak activity

November 29: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn

 

December

December 4: First Quarter Moon

December 6: The December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower reaches peak activity

December 10: Conjunction of Venus and Saturn

December 12: Full Moon

December 18: Third Quarter Moon

December 20: December Leonis Minorid meteor shower reaches its peak activity of 4 meteors per hour

December 21: Winter Solstice

December 26: New Moon

December 28: NGC 2232 is well-placed for observation

December 28: Conjunction of the Moon and Venus

December 29: NGC 2244 is well-placed for observation