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The Sky in February

Sky Events Feb 2019 

  • 13 Feb, evening – Mars 1.1º North of Uranus, the red and the green
  • 18 Feb, dawn – Venus 1.1º North of Saturn
  • 19 Feb – Full Moon (largest of the year by <0.2%)
  • 22 Feb+, evening – zodiacal light in the West for ~2wks
  • 26 Feb, 2130-2330 – Algol at minimum
  • 27 Feb, evening – Mercury greatest elongation East – best apparition of the year
  • 27 Feb-03 Mar, dawn – Moon passed through arc of Jupiter, Saturn, Venus
  • 28 Feb – schmutziger donnerstag
  • 5 Mar – Pancake Tuesday
  • 6 Mar – New Moon
  • 10 Mar, 0200 – Daylight Squandering Time begins
  • 14 Mar – Pi Day

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