Astronomy: Moon, Sun, & Planets

Astronomy: Moon, Sun, & Planets

Sun & Moon Rise and 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

To remove warts “wash” your hands in the Moon’s rays captured in a shiny metal basin. More

Sky Watch for May

Go stargazing! Here are the night sky highlights for May.

Sky Map for May

Free, printable star chart for May 2016. See sky map.

Eclipse Dates

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

Meteor Showers

Catch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2015 —plus viewing tips.

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.