Farmers' Almanac Astronomy
Farmers’ Almanac astronomy provides the best times to view meteor showers, full moons, facts about planets and stars, plus more!
Head outside on these chilly winter evenings to spot our galaxy’s brightest star, Sirius.Learn more about Sirius »
Recent Astronomy Articles
Today, many of us look forward to lunar eclipses with viewing parties and celebrations. But they were once feared and perceived as omens of doom. Here’s a look at some of the crazy beliefs from around the world.Learn more about eclipse superstitions »
The most famous variable star flashes like a lighthouse in the night sky. This month it is near its peak brightness, easily viewed with the naked eye. Learn more!Learn more about Mira. »
Be sure to spot this trio in the night sky. We tell you when and where to look. Plus find out why January is the month of Mars!Read More »