Sky Events 2019

September

September 5: First Quarter Moon

September 5: Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) at perihelion

September 6: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter,  with a separation of 2°18′

September 8: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn, with a separation of 0°02′

September 14: Full Moon

September 21: Third Quarter Moon

September 23: Autumnal Equinox

September 25: Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) reaches its brightest

September 28: New Moon

 

October

October 1: M110 will be well-placed for observation

October 2: M31 and M32 will be well-placed for observation

October 3: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter, with a separation of 1°52′

October 5: First Quarter Moon

October 5: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn, with a separation of 0°15′

October 5-6: October Camelopardalid meteor shower

October 6-10: Draconid meteor shower

October 10: The Southern Taurid meteor shower will reach its peak activity of around 5 meteors per hour.

October 11: The δ-Aurigid meteor shower will reach its peak activity of around 2 meteors per hour

October 13: Full Moon

October 15: The Triangulum Galaxy (M33) will be well-placed for observation

October 18: The ε-Geminid meteor shower will reach its peak activity of around 4 meteors per hour.

October 19: Mercury at greatest eastern elongation

October 21: Third Quarter Moon

October 21: The Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak activity of around 13 meteors per hour.

October 26: The open star cluster NGC 884 in Perseus will be well-placed for observation. 

October 27: New Moon

October 31: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter, with a separation of 1°18′