Farmers' Almanac Astronomy
Farmers’ Almanac astronomy provides the best times to view meteor showers, full moons, facts about planets and stars, plus more!
We hear the words “equinox” and “solstice” at the turn of each season. But what exactly do these words mean? Are they the same thing? We explain.Learn more about solstices vs. equinoxes »
Recent Astronomy Articles
Balance a broom? Stand an egg on end? We separate fact from fiction when it comes to the moment that marks the spring season. How many of these do you believe?See these equinox myths »
February’s full Snow Moon will shine brightly on the 19th. Does this Moon have what it takes to be a “Supermoon,” or is it just more hype? We explain.Learn more about February's full Moon »
Ready to be an official eclipse observer? Report what you see during the different phases of the upcoming total lunar eclipse. No special equipment necessary!Learn how to participate »