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What is a Supermoon?
What is a supermoon? We agree it’s a catchy word—and anything that encourages us to explore the...
Sky Map: August 2019
Our Sky Map for August 2019 will help you navigate the stars, constellations, and planets in the...
Perseid Meteor Shower
The Perseid meteor shower is one of the greatest meteor shower events of the year. Read on to learn...
Night Sky for July 2019
Welcome to the Sky Watch for July 2019. This month, see Jupiter and Saturn shine all night long....
Full Moon for July 2019
The Full Moon for July 2019 falls on Tuesday, July 16. This month will bring a partial lunar...
Sky Map: July 2019
The sky map for July 2019 depicts the night sky on the Fourth of July! After the fireworks die down...
What is a Black Moon?
A lot of media hype surrounds Moon names, such as “Blood Moon” and “Blue Moon,” but have you ever...
The Full Moon: July
This month, learn about the Full Buck Moon—and why July is such an important month in Moon history...
Solar Eclipse Folklore, Myths, and Superstitions
Here at the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we do love our folklore and mythology—and there’s nothing...
Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on July 2!
View a total solar eclipse LIVE from South America this July 2, 2019. Bob Berman is traveling to...
Sky Map: June 2019
The sky map for June 2019 depicts the eastern sky on the first night of summer (Friday, June 21)—...
Tonight, See Saturn Near the Moon in the Night Sky!
In June 2019, the Moon pairs up with three planets, while planets meet other planets! Next up:...
Full Moon for June 2019
Learn about the Full Moon for June 2019—the Strawberry Moon! This year, it shines for Father’s Day...
The Full Strawberry Moon 2019
The Full Strawberry Moon rises on Monday morning, June 17, 2019, appearing “opposite” the Sun at 4:...
Night Sky for June 2019
Welcome the Almanac Sky Watch for June 2019! We’re here to help backyard stargazers navigate the...
Fishing Calendar for 2019
When is the best time to go fishing? See our best fishing days in the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2019 ...
Sky Map: May 2019
Stargazing is typically a relaxing evening pursuit at the conclusion of a busy day. But the stars...
Blue Moon in 2019: What is a Blue Moon?
When is the next Blue Moon? And exactly what is a Blue Moon? There’s some confusion about this...
The "Blue Flower Moon" Rises This Weekend
The Full Flower Moon arrives this Saturday night, May 18. And while this one will be a very special...
Next Full Moon
When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2019 for the U.S. and Canada. Get Full...
Night Sky for May 2019
Welcome the Almanac Sky Watch for May 2019! We’re here to help backyard stargazers navigate the...
Full Moon for May 2019
Learn about the full Moon for May 2019. Why is it called the Full Flower Moon? Why is it a Blue...
Night Sky for April 2019
Welcome the Almanac Sky Watch for April 2019! We’re here to help backyard stargazers navigate the...
When is Easter 2019? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Why do we celebrate Easter? And why is Easter so late this year? We’ll explain—plus, find out how...
Easter and the Paschal Full Moon
A “Pink Easter Moon” will rise the morning of Good Friday! Did you know that the date of Easter—...
Sky Map: April 2019
In Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, April is the month when the world awakes from its long winter sleep...
Full Moon for April 2019
Celebrate the Full Moon for April 2019! Find out why it’s called the Pink Moon—plus more Moon facts...
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old...
Full Moon for February 2020
When is the Full Moon in February 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon for January 2020
When is the Full Moon in January 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon Names
Historically, Native American and other traditional names for full Moons were used to track the...
Night Sky for March 2019
Welcome the Almanac Sky Watch for March 2019! We’re here to help backyard stargazers navigate the...
Full Moon for March 2019
In 2019, the full Moon of March rises on the same day as the vernal equinox—marking the start of...
Signs of Spring in the Night Sky!
Once spring is under way, nature lovers can find it hard to keep up with the rapid day-to-day...
Sky Map: March 2019
The Big Dipper is more than just a fan-favorite constellation! Using it as an anchor point, you can...
Night Sky for February 2019
Sky Watch February 2019 by Bob Berman, as featured in The 2019 Old Farmer’s Almanac In February,...
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...
February Snow Moon: 2019's Biggest, Brightest Supermoon
On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the full Moon reaches 2019’s closest approach to Earth. The media...
Sky Map: February 2019
Are you a stargazer? We’ll be your guide. The night sky for February 2019 showcases some awesome...
The Oldest Moon Photo
The oldest (surviving) photo of the Moon is from 1849. Does it surprise you that this photo was so...
Lunar Eclipse 2019: Myths and Superstitions about the Blood Moon
With the “Super Blood Wolf Moon” eclipse on January 20, 2019—the last total lunar eclipse until...
Forecast for The 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse: Cloudy or Clear?
You are cordially invited to the most star-studded event of the season—and we don’t mean some...