Astro Events

Solar eclipse 1999 by Jason Fournier
  • January 2011: A planet show with Venus, Saturn, and Mercury gracing the morning sky
  • January 3/4: The Quadrantid meteor shower peaks
  • April: Saturn, everyone’s favorite planet, appears at its best for the year
  • May 11: Venus and Jupiter make a spectacular pair in the morning sky
  • June 1: A partial solar eclipse is visible in Alaska and parts of Canada
  • October: Jupiter is brilliant all night long
  • November 17: The Leonid meteor shower peaks
  • December : Comet Garradd will be bright enough for binocular viewing
  • December 10: A lunar eclipse is visible in the western United States
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