Astronomy

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

September Night Sky Guide (September 2023)

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The September night sky (September 2023) will have many stargazing highlights including great opportunities to spot many bright stars, beautiful telescopic views of Saturn, and last but certainly not least: the famous Full Harvest Moon! This year’s Harvest Moon will be the fourth and final supermoon of 2023. All the details you need are here

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UFO Sighting? See This List Before Calling The Authorities!

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Ever experienced a UFO sighting? New information about unidentified flying objects or unidentified arial phenomena (UAPs) may be making you wonder! But before you call the local authorities be sure to review the list below and put your mind at ease! Bright planets, strange clouds, and aircraft lights can look otherworldly at times! As it

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“Ring Of Fire” Solar Eclipse 2023: 10 Strange Facts

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On Saturday, October 14, 2023 an annular solar eclipse—better known as a Ring Of Fire—will occur within a path that stretches from the north Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Just 125 miles wide, that path will move through Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas before striking Central and South America.

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Full Moon Horoscopes — See Yours!

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Learn how the astrology of the full Moon each month may affect you according to your zodiac sign and gain insights into your personal life, love, work, and more. Whether you’re looking for understanding, strength, or just want to feel closer to the universe, our Full Moon Horoscopes shine a light to help you handle

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Full Moon Names – Traditional and Alternative

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Full Moon names have an intriguing history that traces back to the rich traditions of Native American tribes in North America. These tribes had a unique way of honoring the changing seasons by assigning special names to each full Moon, which captured the essence of an entire month. While there might have been some slight

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July Night Sky Guide (July 2023)

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July’s night sky highlights include the full Buck Moon, your last chance to see Mars for quite some time, and an opportunity to catch a shooting star or three! Learn everything you need to know about the night sky in our calendar of sky events here. By the way, do you have your “star binoculars”

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“Ring Of Fire” Solar Eclipse 2023

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Almost all of North America (except for western Alaska) will experience a strange and dramatic sky event on Saturday, October 14, as a partial solar eclipse will take place. Depending on where you are located (and if your sky is reasonably clear) the Sun will appear to be dented, crescent shaped, or even ring-shaped—as pictured

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How To See The “New” Pinwheel Supernova!

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Hey FA Readers! Many of you who follow our monthly Night Sky Guides asked about the discovery of a new supernova, so we consulted expert astronomer Dean Regas to answer some of your frequently asked questions. Learn about supernovae, particularly the recent discovery (named SN 2023ixf) and how you can see it! Dean also clarifies

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June Night Sky Guide (June 2023)

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June’s night sky highlights include the Full Strawberry Moon and many opportunities to spot the brightest planet, Venus, as it approaches maximum brightness for the year (around the Fourth of July). Look west after sunset! There is also a fun gathering of Mars, Venus, and a crescent Moon on June 21 that we are calling the Summer

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When Is The Next New Moon 2024?

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Not to be confused with a full Moon, a new Moon is usually impossible to see because it is drowned out by the Sun’s bright light during the day. (However there are some exceptions.) Learn all about this unique lunar phase and why it’s an ideal time for stargazing! Plan your next star adventure for

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