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Pertinax' total solar eclipse - February 19, 174 CE
http://adamoh.org/TreeOfLife.wan.io/OTCh/GreekEra/PertinaxTotalSolarEclipse.htm



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The Battle of Lugdunum, also called the Battle of Lyon, was fought on 19 February 197
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t41250202/the-battle-of-lugdunum/



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The Brecon Beacons Dark-sky preserve was designated on the 19th February 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark-sky_preserve

The South Shetland Islands were sighted on 19 February, 1819
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Shetland_Islands#History

On 19 February 1600, Huaynaputina volcano exploded catastrophically
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t10769101/huaynaputina-volcano/

The 1884 Enigma outbreak is thought to be among the largest and most widespread tornado outbreaks in American history
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enigma_tornado_outbreak

The Einstein@Home project was officially launched on 19 February 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein@Home



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China's first ever T-7M sounding rocket was successfully launched on February 19, 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-7_(rocket)

The Molniya 1/13 satellite was launched on 19 February 1970
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1970-013A

The MARISAT F1 satellite was launched on 19 February 1976
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marisat

The Mir space station was launched in 1986
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t34179050/mir-space-station/

Japan's first earth observation satellite, MOS-1, was launched on 19 February 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOS-1_(satellite)

The Gonets-D1 satellite was launched on 19 February 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonets

A Briz-M booster carry the Arabsat-4A satellite exploded in orbit on the 19 February 2007
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070226.html

The second SpaceShipTwo spacecraft, VSS Unity, was unveiled on 19 February 2016
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VSS_Unity



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Joseph Peter Kerwin, M.D. (born February 19, 1932) is an American physician and former NASA astronaut 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_P._Kerwin

George David Low (February 19, 1956 - March 15, 2008) was a NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._David_Low

Rodolfo Neri Vela (born 19 February 1952) is a Mexican scientist and astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodolfo_Neri_Vela

Byron Kurt Lichtenberg (born February 19, 1948) is an American engineer and fighter pilot 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_K._Lichtenberg

On February 19, 1871, Cleveland Abbe personally gave the first official weather report. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Abbe 

Svante August Arrhenius (19 February 1859 - 2 October 1927) was a Swedish scientist,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svante_Arrhenius

Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 - 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance astronomer
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t4706263/nicolas-copernicus/

William Selwyn (19 February 1806 - 24 April 1875) was an amateur astronomer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Selwyn_(astronomer)

Klim Ivanovich Churyumov (19 February 1937 - 15 October 2016) was a Soviet and Ukrainian astronomer.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klim_Churyumov



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The first observation with the Great Forty-Foot telescope was on 19 February 1787
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/40-foot_telescope



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NGC 1817 was discovered by William Herschel on the 19th February 1784.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770669/ngc-1817/

NGC 2184 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770632/ngc-2184/

NGC 2219 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770581/ngc-2219/

NGC 2234 was discovered by William Herschel on the 19th February 1784.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770562/ngc-2234/

Messier 46 was first discovered by Charles Messier on the 19th February 1771.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770485/messier-46/

Messier 48 was first discovered by Charles Messier on the 19th February 1771.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770445/messier-48/

NGC 2569 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest using on the 19th February 1862.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770357/ngc-2569/

NGC 2642 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770337/ngc-2642/

NGC 3209 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1827.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770320/ngc-3209/

NGC 3251 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 19th February 1862.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770290/ngc-3251/

NGC 3376 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 19th February 1863.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770259/ngc-3376/

NGC 4377 was discovered by William Herschel using on the 19th February 1784.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770244/ngc-4377/

Messier 49 was discovered by Charles Messier on February 19, 1771
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t52351958/messier-49/

NGC 4629 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 19th February 1863.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770222/ngc-4629/

NGC 4718 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770209/ngc-4718/

NGC 4885 was discovered by John Herschel on the 19th February 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770198/ngc-4885/

NGC 3115, the Spindle galaxy, transits in the constellation Sextans at 00:20 local time, 19th February 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44123105/ngc-3115/



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On 19 February 2008 a planet was announced orbiting the star 41 Lyncis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/41_Lyncis

The planet 18 Delphini b was discovered on February 19, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18_Delphini_b

Saturn satellite Janus ((S/1980 S1) was observed by Dan Pascu on February 19, 1980
http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/iauc/03400/03454.html

The Great Comet of 1556 is a famous comet that first appeared in February 1556.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Comet_of_1556

Title: The daylight meteor of February 19, 1935
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1935PA.....43..459W

The Gebel Kamil impact crater was found by V. de Michelle in Google Earth on February 19, 2009.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56770090/gebel-kamil-meteorite/



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Meteorites

The Eichstädt (H5) meteorite fell in Bayern, Germany, on the 19th February, 1785.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47891695/eichstdt-meteorite/

The Portugal (Stone) meteorite fell in Evora, Portugal, on the 19th February, 1796.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47891701/portugal-stone-meteorite/

The Jemlapur meteorite fell sometime in February 1901
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56775656/jemlapur-meteorite/

The Sinnai (H6) meteorite fell in Sardegna, Italy, on the 19th February, 1956.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47891706/sinnai-meteorite/

The Dosso (L6) meteorite fell in Dosso, Niger, on the 19th February, 1962.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47891713/dosso-meteorite/



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