Astronomical Events

Listed below are some of the more interesting astronomical events of the year for the backyard observer. Events in bold have CAAS programming associated with them.  Underlined are links to additional information.  In either case, click the event to get more information. If you have questions please email info@caasastro.org.


2019

July 28, 29 – Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower.

August 12, 13 – Perseids Meteor Shower.

September 23 – September Equinox.

October 8 – Draconids Meteor Shower.

October 21, 22 – Orionids Meteor Shower.

November 5, 6 – Taurids Meteor Shower.

November 11 – Rare Transit of Mercury Across the Sun.

November 17, 18 – Leonids Meteor Shower.

December 13, 14 – Geminids Meteor Shower.

December 22 – December Solstice.

December 21, 22 – Ursids Meteor Shower.