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See Mercury Beneath Venus
Venus and Mercury Together...
Mercury is now an evening star hovering at its most prominent position of 2020. It’s definitely worth taking a look. You don’t need a telescope or binoculars, and it’s not...
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Old-Fashioned Hair Care Tips and Treatments
To care for your hair, forget those so-called miracle salon products. Here are 10 common-sense hair...
Star Vega Shines Bright Overhead on July Nights
Away from city lights in mid-July, one could see as many as 2,500 naked eye stars. But only one...
The Best Places to See the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Ready for a road trip? Here are eight places to see the 2017 total solar eclipse at its finest....
Planning for the Total Solar Eclipse 2017
For the first time in nearly four decades, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the mainland...
How Are Books Made Today? | A Visit to the Almanac Printer!
Ever wondered how books are made? The Almanac for Kids is hot off the press, just in time for...
Sky Watch: July 2017
Welcome to the July 2017 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Here are the month’s ...
Sky Map (Star Chart): July 2017
Look up with the July 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
Fourth of July Sky: Jupiter and Saturn
Independence Day (U.S.) is the evening when most Americans are watching the sky. While you wait for...
What Is Air Made Of?
The air you breathe is made up of lots of other things besides oxygen! So, what is air made of? ...
June's Honey Moon: The Lowest of the Year
June’s Full Moon is the lowest of the year. This has all sorts of consequences … Technically full...
Sky Watch: June 2017
Welcome to the June 2017 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Here are the month’s ...
Sky Map (Star Chart): June 2017
Look up with the June 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
Jupiter and The Moon: An Early June Conjunction
Now that NASA’s Juno spacecraft is orbiting Jupiter and sending us spectacular pictures, especially...
Saturday Night: Alignment At Our Galaxy's Core
Something special happens in the sky Saturday night, May 13. The Moon will hover next to the...
Home Remedies for Sunburn Relief & Treatment
Here are 20 home remedies for sunburn relief and treatment. If you have a minor sunburn (where the...
Conjunctionitis: The Moon and Jupiter Get Close May 7
For the next few days, the sky offers a cool and easy spectacle that requires no astronomy...
A Better Way to Visualize the Seasons
We’ve grown up with four seasons. But they don’t always match what we experience. What about...
Sky Watch: May 2017
Welcome to the May 2017 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Here are the month’s night...
Sky Map (Star Chart): May 2017
Look up with the May 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
The Beautiful Earth From Above
One of the joys of working with weather is that I also work with satellite pictures—to see our...
Sky Map (Star Chart): April 2017
Look up with the April 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
Planet Jupiter at Its Brightest in April
This week, the waning gibbous Moon rises an hour later each night, leaving the first part of each...
Sky Watch: April 2017
Welcome to the April 2017 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Here are the month’s ...
Stargazing with Orion in March
During Moonless weeks in March, the most widely recognized constellation at nightfall is Orion,...
Sky Map (Star Chart): March 2017
Look up with the March 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
Picturing Infinity in Our Universe
The word “infinity” is intriguing, but frustrating. That’s because infinity cannot be visualized....
Sky Watch: March 2017
Welcome to the March 2017 Sky Watch, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Here are the month’s ...
Sky Map (Star Chart): February 2017
Look up with the February 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky....
Friday Night: Spectacle or Bust?
Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about the media. Are they accurate or do they exaggerate? ...
Venus Brightest in February: See Your Shadow by Venus Light
Dazzling Venus is getting even brighter in February! And “dazzling” is no exaggeration. The evening...
What Is a Penumbral Eclipse?
Ever heard of a “penumbral eclipse” of the Moon? What is this? Is it an eclipse? Sort of. Let’s get...
Sky Watch: February 2017
See all highlights of the February 2017 night sky, including bright planets, stargazing events, ...
Sky Watch: January 2017
Look up! January is a great month for stargazing—and we end the month with a beautiful conjunction...
Don't Miss Venus in the Evening Sky This Month
Don’t miss beautiful planet Venus dazzling in the evening sky this month. It’s that bright “star”...
Sky Map (Star Chart): January 2017
Look up with the January 2017 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On...
When Is the Next Eclipse? | Eclipse Dates for 2020
See which eclipses will be visible across North America.
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...