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Full Moon for July 2019
Full Moon for July 2019
falls on Tuesday, July 16. This month will bring a partial lunar eclipse—and
two new Moons
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Sky Map (Star Chart): December 2016
Look up! This sky map for December 2016 will help you navigate the stars and constellations in the...
Sky Watch: December 2016
In the December 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see...
The Most Super Supermoon
Of all the things happening in the universe this year, the November 14, 2016, Supermoon will...
Sky Watch: November 2016
In the November 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see...
Sky Map (Star Chart): November 2016
Our sky map for November 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in...
A Supermoon? Or, an Imposter?
This Sunday, October 16, 2016, is the full Moon (or Saturday, depending on your time zone). And...
Sky Map (Star Chart): October 2016
Our sky map for October 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in...
Sky Watch: October 2016
In the October 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see...
Sky Map (Star Chart): September 2016
Our sky map for September 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations...
Moon Illusion: Why Is the Moon So Big Tonight?
When the size of the Moon becomes enormous, it can make anyone wonder why the Moon looks so big....
Don't-Miss Triangle: Moon, Saturn, and Mars
Tonight or on your first clear night, face south between 8:30 and 9:00 PM. You’ll see a striking...
Sky Watch: September 2016
In the September 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see...
Sky Map (Star Chart): August 2016
Our sky map for August 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in...
Low Solar Activity and Other Weather Factors
Low solar activity usually leads to cooler weather, but other historical trends and factors like El...
The 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower
The best meteors of the year occur with the Perseid meteor shower, so get viewing tips for the...
Chances of a Meteor Hitting Earth
Seen any shooting stars lately? Worried about being clobbered by a meteor? Here’s why you don’t...
Sky Watch: August 2016
In the August 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see in...
Free, printable star chart for this month.
Go stargazing! Here are the night sky highlights for this month.
Sky Map (Star Chart): July 2016
Our sky map for July 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in the...
Weather Folklore: The Shepherd's Barometer
Here are some ways to judge the weather, grounded on 50 years’ experience and observations by an...
Flash of Light in the Night Sky
We’re never too surprised when the night sky has a sudden flash. Sometimes it’s late-summer...
What is a Heat Index Chart?
What is a heat index chart? How do we stay safe in summer heat? Here’s some helpful advice. As the...
Full Hunter's Moon: October
Learn about October’s Full Hunter’s Moon along with some fascinating Moon facts! Find out about the...
It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity!
In most of the Northern Hemisphere, July is the hottest month. But when folks grumble about feeling...
How to Buy a Telescope Part II: Which Telescope Is Right for You?
Which telescope should you buy? Let’s examine the different types of telescopes that you might...
How to Buy a Telescope Part I: Rules of the Game
Here is advice on how to buy (or not buy) a telescope. Amateur astronomy is a hobby that can hold...
The Universe's Biggest Bangs
With this week’s fireworks fresh in mind, we’re allowed to wonder: What is the universe’s most...
Sky Watch: July 2016
In the July 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see in...
What Color is the Sun
Ever heard of a blue Sun? What causes red sunsets? Let’s chat about the colors of the Sun. Find...
The Half Moon and the Lazy Earth
Monday is the half Moon. Officially, the last quarter. It may be the coolest lunar phase and I’ll...
Summer Solstice Full Moon in June!
On June 20, 2016, the Full Moon appears on the same night as the summer solstice! It’s rare, all ...
Saturn Closest to Earth June 2016
Planet Saturn is at its best this June, 2016. as it comes closest to Earth. It’s easy to find,...
Sky Map (Star Chart): June 2016
Our sky map for June 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in the...
Blue Moon Meets the Red Planet
The Blue Moon meets the Red Planet—just as it comes closest to Earth—on May 21, 2016. Get ready for...
Why Do Stars Twinkle at Night?
Why do stars twinkle? And why don’t planets? You’d think the “Twinkle, Twinkle…” nursery rhyme...
Sky Map (Star Chart): May 2016
Our sky map for May 2016 is a free and printable star chart to see stars and constellations in the...
Sky Watch: May 2016
In the May 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see in...
Sky Watch: June 2016
In the June 2016 Sky Watch you’ll find stargazing highlights and astronomy tips on what to see in...
Live! Full Pink Moon Show April 21, 2016
You’re invited to our LIVE Pink Moon Show this Thursday evening, April 21, 2016! We, your Almanac...
Rare Transit of Mercury
Astronomers have been ranting and raving about the upcoming Transit of Mercury, on Monday, May 9. ...
Sky Maps (Star Charts): April 2016
Go stargazing! Below is a colorful sky map for April 2016 to help you navigate the night sky. Note...