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These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way around the night sky! 

Each month, Jeff's Sky Maps highlight a wonderful event in the evening sky—including beautiful stars,...

Find the October Hunter's Moon phases for 2015—plus, best days by the Moon, full Moon names, and more.

Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best times to view celestial highlights, including conjunctions, meteor showers, and planets. 

In 2014, winter begins on December 21, 6:03 P.M. EST. Get more information about the winter solstice below.

These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way around the night sky! 

Each month, Jeff's Sky Maps highlight a wonderful event in the evening sky—including beautiful stars,...

Learn more about September's Harvest Moon for 2015—plus, best days by the Moon, full Moon names, and more.

Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best times to view celestial highlights, including conjunctions, meteor showers, and planets. 

These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way around the night sky! 

Each month, Jeff's Sky Maps highlight a wonderful event in the evening sky—including beautiful stars,...

These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way around the night sky! 

Each month, Jeff's Sky Maps highlight a wonderful event in the evening sky—including beautiful stars,...

Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best times to view celestial highlights, including conjunctions, meteor showers, and planets.