Farmers’ Almanac astronomy provides the best times to view meteor showers, full moons, facts about planets and stars, plus more!

You Can’t Wear the Kuiper Belt

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It's cold, it's dark, and it's home to millions, maybe even billions, of ice-covered chunks of rock. No, it isn't your driveway in the wintertime! Learn more about the Kuiper belt!

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Petite Pluto

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It may have had an identity crisis for a while, but Pluto is a planet again, and it's pretty interesting. Learn more!

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Nebulous Neptune

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Neptune is the eighth, and farthest, planet in our Solar System. Learn more about the mysterious "Blue Planet."

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Unusual Uranus

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Uranus may not be as big as Jupiter or as impressively arrayed as Saturn, but look a little closer and you'll find that there's more to "Bullseye Planet" than meets the eye.

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Fascinating Saturn Facts

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Though remote from the Earth, Saturn's unique ring system makes it possibly the most instantly recognized planet in our Solar System. Learn more about "the ringed planet."

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What Is An Asteroid?

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NASA is tracking a 1.2 mile wide asteroid making a near pass of Earth this week. But what are asteroids, anyway, and how did they get that name?

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Mysterious Mars: 10 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know

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Mars has been in the news recently thanks to Elon Musk. While it's not our nearest neighbor or the brightest planet, it is perhaps the one that most inspires our imagination. Check out these 10 fascinating facts about the fourth planet from the Sun.

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