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Sky Watch

Each month, we highlight special astronomical events to help you explore the stars, Moon, and night sky from your own backyard. See the Almanac Sky Watchand sky map.

Rise & Set

Today's Sun


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Today's Moon Phase


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Full Moon Video

Full MoonLearn about November's Full Moon, folklore and facts. Watch the  Moon video.

Eclipse Dates

See which eclipses will be visible across North America. See 2014 and 2015 Eclipse Dates.

Moon Question of the Day

As we watch the Moon move across the sky, how much is it moving, versus the Earth's own movement? More

Moon Folklore of the Day

Days following both the new and full Moons are most likely to be rainy or stormy. More

Northern Lights Tour!

Northern Lights Tour
Join the Almanac for the Northern Lights Tour in March, 2015! See the itinerary and learn more here.

Meteor Showers

Meteor Shower GuideCatch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2014 —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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Astronomy Forum

Find like-minded people and friendly discussion. Click on the links below to read recent topics and to post comments.

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