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Solar System Phenomena — Earth and Moon in 2019

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Below are listed a selection of events for the Earth (aphelion/perihelion, equinoxes/solstices, eclipses) and the Moon (apogee/perigee, phases, nodes, occultations).

03 JanuaryEarthperihelion
05 JanuaryMoonoccultation of Saturn
06 JanuaryEarth/Moonpartial solar eclipse (begins previous day)
Moonnew: lunation 1188
07 JanuaryMoondescending node
09 JanuaryMoonapogee
14 JanuaryMoonfirst quarter
20 JanuaryMoonascending node
21 JanuaryEarth/Moontotal lunar eclipse
Moonfull
Moonperigee
27 JanuaryMoonlast quarter
31 JanuaryMoonoccultation of Venus
02 FebruaryMoonoccultation of Saturn
03 FebruaryMoondescending node
04 FebruaryMoonnew: lunation 1189
05 FebruaryMoonfarthest apogee of the year
Moonoccultation of Mercury
12 FebruaryMoonfirst quarter
17 FebruaryMoonascending node
19 FebruaryMoonclosest perigee of the year
Moonfull: Super Moon
26 FebruaryMoonlast quarter
01 MarchMoonoccultation of Saturn
02 MarchMoondescending node
04 MarchMoonapogee
06 MarchMoonnew: lunation 1190
14 MarchMoonfirst quarter
16 MarchMoonascending node
19 MarchMoonperigee
20 MarchEarthequinox
21 MarchMoonfull
28 MarchMoonlast quarter
29 MarchMoonoccultation of Saturn
Moondescending node
01 AprilMoonapogee
05 AprilMoonnew: lunation 1191
12 AprilMoonascending node
Moonfirst quarter
16 AprilMoonperigee
19 AprilMoonfull
25 AprilMoonoccultation of Saturn
Moondescending node
26 AprilMoonlast quarter
28 AprilMoonapogee
04 MayMoonnew: lunation 1192
09 MayMoonascending node
11 MayMoonoccultation of the open star cluster M44 (known as Praesepe or the Beehive Cluster)
12 MayMoonfirst quarter
13 MayMoonperigee
18 MayMoonfull: seasonal Blue Moon
22 MayMoondescending node
Moonoccultation of Saturn
26 MayMoonapogee
Moonlast quarter
03 JuneMoonnew: lunation 1193
05 JuneMoonascending node
07 JuneMoonperigee
10 JuneMoonfirst quarter
17 JuneMoonfull
19 JuneMoondescending node
Moonoccultation of Saturn
21 JuneEarthsolstice
23 JuneMoonapogee
25 JuneMoonlast quarter
02 JulyEarth/Moontotal solar eclipse
Moonnew: lunation 1194
03 JulyMoonascending node
04 JulyMoonoccultation of Mars
Earthaphelion
05 JulyMoonperigee
09 JulyMoonfirst quarter
16 JulyMoonoccultation of Saturn
Moondescending node
Earth/Moonpartial lunar eclipse
Moonfull
21 JulyMoonapogee
25 JulyMoonlast quarter
30 JulyMoonascending node
31 JulyMoonoccultation of Venus
01 AugustMoonnew: lunation 1195
02 AugustMoonperigee
07 AugustMoonfirst quarter
12 AugustMoonoccultation of Saturn
Moondescending node
15 AugustMoonfull
17 AugustMoonapogee
23 AugustMoonlast quarter
27 AugustMoonascending node
30 AugustMoonnew: lunation 1196, Black Moon
Moonperigee
06 SeptemberMoonfirst quarter
08 SeptemberMoonoccultation of Saturn
Moondescending node
13 SeptemberMoonapogee
14 SeptemberMoonfull: Harvest Moon, Micro Moon
22 SeptemberMoonlast quarter
23 SeptemberMoonascending node
Earthequinox
28 SeptemberMoonnew: lunation 1197
28 SeptemberMoonperigee
05 OctoberMoonfirst quarter
Moondescending node
Moonoccultation of Saturn
10 OctoberMoonapogee
13 OctoberMoonfull: Hunter's Moon
20 OctoberMoonascending node
21 OctoberMoonlast quarter
26 OctoberMoonperigee
28 OctoberMoonnew: lunation 1198
01 NovemberMoondescending node
02 NovemberMoonoccultation of Saturn
04 NovemberMoonfirst quarter
07 NovemberMoonapogee
12 NovemberMoonfull
16 NovemberMoonascending node
19 NovemberMoonlast quarter
23 NovemberMoonperigee
26 NovemberMoonnew: lunation 1199
28 NovemberMoonoccultation of Jupiter
29 NovemberMoondescending node
Moonoccultation of Saturn
04 DecemberMoonfirst quarter
05 DecemberMoonapogee
12 DecemberMoonfull
13 DecemberMoonascending node
18 DecemberMoonperigee
19 DecemberMoonlast quarter
22 DecemberEarthsolstice
26 DecemberEarth/Moonannular solar eclipse
Moonnew: lunation 1200
Moonoccultation of Jupiter
Moondescending node
29 DecemberMoonoccultation of Venus

Sources

The dates, times and circumstances of all planetary and lunar phenomena were calculated from the JPL DE406 solar system ephemeris using the same rigorous methods that are employed in the compilation of publications such as The Astronomical Almanac.