Astronomy Articles

There's something special about the new Moon.  We've all felt it. 

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The sun is the most powerful object in our neighborhood. Its nuclear furnace creates blistering... read more
It’s the headline sky event of 2015: The total eclipse of the Harvest Moon. Also called the... read more
Coming up next week is the Blood Moon. Also called the MegaMoon. Or, the Mega Harvest Moon. Or, the... read more
Get ready for the … Mega-Harvest-Blood Moon Total Eclipse! It's coming up—one of the biggest sky... read more
Since 1793, when The Old Farmer’s Almanac began tracking heavenly events and seasonal changes, the... read more
Native Americans full Moon names were created to help different tribes track the seasons. Think of... read more
Welcome to the September 2015 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. We’ll tell you the... read more
Find your way around the night sky! Below is a free sky map for SEPTEMBER 2015 as well as a... read more
This week, planet Neptune hovers at its nearest to Earth for the whole year. This giant blue gas... read more
Learn about Full Moon for July 2016—plus, Moon phases, best days by the Moon, folklore, and more... read more
Welcome to this month’s Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. We’ll tell you the best... read more
Find your way around the night sky! Below is a free sky map for AUGUST 2015 as well as a printable... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
When you think of the Northern Lights, you probably think of those “aurora-hunters” braving the... read more
Find your way around the night sky! Below is a free sky map for JULY 2015 as well as a printable... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
Find your way around the night sky! Below is a free sky map (star chart) as well as a printable... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
Find your way around the night sky! Below is a free sky map (star chart) as well as a printable... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astronomer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Dreaming of a garden? Here is a chance to have totally unique flowers and plants. You can now buy... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
The Full Moon for September 2015 is a big event! It brings the nearest Supermoon of the year and a... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
These free, printable Sky Maps (star charts) by astrononer Jeff DeTray will help find your way... read more
Welcome to this month's Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer's Almanac. We'll tell you the best... read more
Here are the monthly sky watch highlights. Each month, we share the wonders of the universe to... read more

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