Plan your trip to dark sky areas for better chances of viewing meteor showers. Did you know that New Moons provide the best time to view the stars and celestial objects.


People around the world converge at the Stonehenge, England to celebrate the June Solstice.June 21: June Solstice

This solstice is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the longest day of the year.

In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year.

White-tailed deer buck near a canola field.July 24: Buck Moon

July’s Full Moon is also known as Thunder Moon, Hay Moon, and Wort Moon.

Couple sitting outside their camp in the mountains under a starry night sky.Sep 7: New Moon

A New Moon in the sky means no moonlight to hinder your view of stars and planets. Use the Interactive Night Sky Map to find out what planets are visible tonight and where.