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Ready For Supermoon Season 2020?
In 2020, there are three supermoons in a row, in March, April, and May—with April 7–8 bringing the...
Night Sky Map for April 2020: Minor Constellations
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for April 2020! This month, we focus on lesser-known constellations...
The Best Evening Star of Your Life
One way to have fun at home is simply to step onto your backyard, deck, or roof, and look up at the...
Full Moon for April 2020
April’s full Moon rises on the night of Tuesday, April 7. Traditionally called the Pink Moon, this...
What Is a Supermoon?
What is a supermoon? We agree that it’s a catchy word—and anything that encourages us to explore...
When Is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Easter 2020 will be observed on Sunday, April 12! Find out how the date of Easter is determined,...
Night Sky Map for March 2020: The Big Dipper
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for March 2020! This month, we focus on “pointers” in the sky to help...
Easter and the Paschal Full Moon
Did you know that the date of Easter—April 12 this year—is tied to the full Moon and the March...
Full Moon for March 2020
March’s full Worm Moon will be a supermoon! Here’s all you need to know about the full Worm Moon—...
Full Worm Moon: March
What is the Full Worm Moon? Why is it called the Worm Moon? Are are there worms on the Moon? (Just...
Blue Moon in 2020: When Is the Next Blue Moon?
When is the next Blue Moon? And what is a Blue Moon, exactly? To prepare you for the Blue Moon on...
Night Sky for March 2020
Here’s the March 2020 guide to the night sky. Watch three bright planets and the crescent Moon come...
Signs of Spring From the Sky
What are signs of spring in the sky? Perhaps you’ve noticed the earlier sunrises. Let’s observe a...
The Captivating Crescent Moon
The captivating crescent may be the Moon’s most fascinating phase. Why is the crescent Moon...
Full Moon for February 2020
Got your snow shovels ready? February’s Full Snow Moon rises on the night of February 8 and peaks...
Sky Map for February
There is no brighter constellation in the night sky than Orion, the Hunter. And there is no better...
Night Sky for February 2020
Here’s the February 2020 Guide to the Bright Planets from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This month,...
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old...
Sky Map for January
Our January 2020 Sky Map hones in on the best of the month’s night sky—with accompanying text—so it...
Night Sky for January 2020
Venus dominates in January, a fiery beacon at nightfall. At the end of the month (January 27 and 28...
Full Moon for January 2020
The full Wolf Moon rises on Friday, January 10, 2020, the first of 13 full Moons this year. Some...
Setting Chicken Eggs by the Moon's Sign
Setting chicken eggs by the Moon? According to tradition, this age-old practice will produce...
Fishing Calendar for 2020
When is the best time to go fishing? See the best fishing dates and times from The 2020 Old Farmer’...
Perseid Meteor Shower
The annual Perseid meteor shower, which peaks August 12 to 13, is one of the greatest meteor shower...
Geminid Meteor Shower 2020
Get ready for the Geminids! The great Geminid Meteor Shower peaks the night of December 13, 2020....
Moonrise & Moonset Calculator
When will the Moon be visible tonight? Use our Moonrise & Moonset Calculator to find out when...
Full Moon for December 2019
December’s full Moon rises on Wednesday, December 11, into Thursday, December 12, 2019. Plus, this...
Night Sky for December 2019
Here is the Sky Watch for the December 2019 night sky. This month brings a Venus–Saturn conjunction...
Sky Map: December 2019
Our December 2019 Sky Map highlights the December 10 Venus–Saturn conjunction! See a star chart...
Full Moon for November 2019
November’s Full Beaver Moon rises on Tuesday, November 12! Learn when to spot it in your area and...
Night Sky for November 2019
Welcome to the Sky Watch for November 2019. Here is your guide to see the bright planets and other...
Night Sky for November 2019
The highlight for our November 2019 Sky Watch is the Venus and Jupiter Conjunction on November 24. ...
Crescent Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Halloween Night
This week’s crescent Moon is extra special. On Halloween night, October 31, see the brightest “star...
Halloween Moon | What's the Moon Phase This Halloween?
Ever noticed that Halloween pictures always show a full Moon? But how often does the full Moon...
Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Can the Moon affect your mood? Does it make people crazy? Science doesn’t have proof, but could...
Sky Map: November 2019
Let’s show some appreciation for the Moon this month. Watch it as it moves across the night sky ...
The Moons of the Solar System: Which is Your Favorite?
With this month’s discovery of 20 more moons on Saturn, let’s pause and consider the many marvelous...
Facts About The Moon
Will man ever return to the Moon? That remains to be seen. Until then, here are interesting Moon...
Full Moon for October 2019
When is the Full Hunter’s Moon—and what’s the meaning behind its name? Plus, find your Moon phase...
Full Moon for September 2020
The full Moon for September 2020 is the Full Corn Moon. See what this means—plus, Moon phase dates...
Full Moon for August 2020
The Full Moon for August 2020 rises this week. Here’s the date, time, and meaning of what we call...
Night Sky for October 2019
Welcome to the Sky Watch for October 2019. Jupiter and Saturn dominate the night for all to see—...