Featured Astronomy Articles
Here at the Almanac, we believe that solar science, the study of sunspots and other solar activity, can influence weather here on Earth. In this article, we explain the basics of solar activity, solar cycles, and what's up with the Sun now.
Full Moon Video
Learn about July's Full Moon, folklore and facts. Watch the Buck Moon video!
See which eclipses will be visible across North America.
Click for 2014 Eclipse Dates.
Which telescope should you buy? Let's examine the different types of telescopes that you might purchase—to help you select the telescope that's best for you.
Moon Question of the Day
What is the temperature on the Moon?
Moon Folklore of the Day
Circles round the moon always foretell wind from the side where they break, and a remarkable bril...
With the Tide Predictions Calculator, find high and low beach tides for any location in the U.S. and Canada for any date.
Catch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2014 —plus viewing tips.
Sun Photo Contest
Share your best photos and you could win a prize. Click here to enter the contest.
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Angle of the Sun
Hello! I was wondering why the angle of the sun is different in Autumn than in Spring. The Azimuths are the same, but in Autumn the shadows are longer and the light seems...
can u believe in Astrology?
To this day, politicians and judges, world-famous celebrities, powerful businessmen, and financiers from all over the world, still use astrology to guide them when they make...
Best date to take a licensure exam?
I'm looking to schedule a very important licensing exam between now and July. My granny wouldn't even cut our hair without checking the almanac. Please advise when would be some...
The man of the signs
Greetings...My son is the sign of Taurus and I can't remember what my mom taught me,rest her soul. for surgury do I have it done when Taurus (neck)is far away from the area. ie:...