Astronomy

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

Ursid Meteor Shower

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Love shooting stars? The annual Ursid meteor shower, or Ursids, peaks each year around the time of the Winter Solstice. Learn what to expect this year.

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The Seven Sisters

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The Seven Sisters asterism, known as the Pleiades star cluster, is one of the most stunning sights in the nighttime sky, especially throughout November.

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Obscure Orcus

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Not yet recognized as a dwarf planet, TNO Orcus meets all of the requirements. Learn more about this ominously-named distant object.

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