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Nature’s Fireworks Show in August Poster

Nature’s Fireworks Show in August

The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks on the night of August 12 into the morning of August 13. With a clear sky, observers will be able to see up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak.
Something for Every Sky Watcher Poster

Something for Every Sky Watcher

Sky Watching Jul 26, 2018
The July 27th night sky offers treats for sky watchers -- and listeners -- around the globe.
What's Up June 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - June 2018

Solar System, Sky Watching Jun 14, 2018
What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!
Silhouette of people looking at the night sky

What's Up in the Solar System - May 2018

Sky Watching May 3, 2018
What's Up for May? The moon and Saturn meet Mars in the morning as NASA's Insight spacecraft launches to the red planet on May 5.
What's Up April 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - April 2018

The Moon, Mars and Saturn form a pretty triangle in early April, The Lyrid Meteors are visible in late April, peaking high overhead on the 22nd.
A Sunset Sky Show Poster

A Sunset Sky Show

On the evening of March 18, step outside for a view of the crescent Moon, Venus, and Mercury together above the twilight horizon.
Black and white image showing multiple meteors in the sky.

Geminids Meteor Shower Peak Dec 13-14

Solar System, Sky Watching Dec 8, 2017
The annual Geminid meteor shower has arrived. It's a good time to bundle up, go outside and let the universe blow your mind!
A Supermoon Trilogy Poster

A Supermoon Trilogy

Sky Watching, Eclipses Nov 30, 2017
A series of three supermoons will appear on the celestial stage on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018.
The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Poster

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses Aug 18, 2017
On August 21, 2017, a continent-spanning wave of instruments from home-made pinhole cameras to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today will be trained on the Eclipse Across America.
Photo of moon eclipsing sun

Watch the Eclipse Online – Aug 21

Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses Aug 16, 2017
Cloud cover? Cannot travel? Don’t fear! Watch the total solar eclipse online!