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  • Full Flower Moon

    May's Moon is called the Full Flower Moon. Learn about full Moon dates, folklore, and more on our Flower Moon page!

    Full Flower Moon for May

Rise & Set

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Moon Question of the Day

On December 26, 1978, the Moon had a star resting on its tip. What was this called and how often ... More

Moon Folklore of the Day

As many days from the first new moon, so many times will it thaw during the winter. More

Eclipse Dates


See which eclipses will be visible across North America. See 2015 and 2016 Eclipse Dates.

Sky Watch


Each month, we highlight what's happening in the skies—including bright planets, conjunctions, and meteor showers. Read Sky Watch.

Sky Maps (Star Chart)

Sky Map April
Get free, printable Sky Maps (Star Charts) to find your way around the night sky.
View Sky Maps for APRIL.

Meteor Showers

Meteor Shower GuideCatch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2015 —plus viewing tips.

Tide Predictor

Tide Predictor With the Tide Predictions Calculator, find high and low beach tides for any location in the U.S. and Canada for any date.


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