Latest News on Astronomy and Sky Watching — Stargazing Calendar

Never miss an exciting event in the night sky with the Star Walk space news — your online guide to the latest astronomy events and celestial bodies visible tonight. Find out how and when to observe meteor showers, solar and lunar eclipses, Starlink satellites, planetary events, comets, and more. Learn the astronomy terms, see stargazing forecasts for Northern and Southern Hemispheres, and get observation tips.

December Full Moon 2022
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Full Moon in December 2022 — Cold Moon

The December Full Moon is the last Full Moon in 2022. So, don’t miss it! In the article, you’ll find the time and date of the Full Moon and its folklore names.

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) to Pass Earth
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C/2022 E3 (ZTF): Next Bright Comet to Pass Earth

The beginning of 2023 might bring us a sight of a bright comet in the sky. ☄️Learn when and how to spot it!

Mars at opposition 2022
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Mars Opposition: Best Time to See Mars Until 2033

Mars will be directly opposite the Sun on December 8, 2022. Learn why you absolutely must see this celestial event.

Meteor Showers in December 2022
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Meteor Showers in December 2022: Where to Look For Shooting Stars Tonight

Nine meteor showers are reaching their peaks in December 2022. We provide their peak dates, the Moon’s phase, and observation forecast.

Moon-Mars Conjunction in December 2022
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Planets Next to the Moon in December 2022

When to see the Moon passing by Jupiter or occulting Mars? Check this article to learn when to spot a planet near the Moon!

Facts About Saturn
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Facts About Saturn: Explore the Amazing Ringed Planet!

How many rings does Saturn have? Where is Saturn tonight in the sky? Find answers to these and other most common questions about Saturn in our article.

Facts About Uranus
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Planet Uranus: The Coldest Planet

Uranus has a peculiar chemical composition, extreme temperatures, and the most unusual axial tilt. Here we’ll take a closer look at this planet.

Facts About Mercury
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Facts About Mercury: All You Need to Know

Explore the closest planet to the Sun! Find out how long a day on Mercury is and how many moons the planet has. Also, keep up with the upcoming Mercury events!

Amazing Planet Venus
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Discover the Amazing Planet Venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the brightest planet in our sky. Learn more facts about Venus and the best time to see it in the sky.

Jupiter guide
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Jupiter Explained: The Mind-Blowing Facts

The bright Jupiter is known for its many moons, unstable surface, and mysterious Great Red Spot. Is there something else? Find out!

Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos
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Mars: Facts About the Red Planet

Why is Mars red? What’s the gravity on Mars? Read this article to get answers to these and many other questions and learn more about the Red Planet.

Pleiades Star Cluster
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The Pleiades: One of the Best Naked-Eye Deep-Sky Objects

How many stars can be observed in the Pleiades star cluster? 💫 Most stargazers only see six – learn how to spot more!

Jupiter-Neptune Conjunction in November 2022
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November 2022 Planetary Conjunctions: Mercury, Venus, and More in the Sky

When can you see several planets close to each other? This article explains what planetary conjunctions are and when to see planetary meet-ups in November 2022.

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with Starlink satellites
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How to See Starlink Satellite Train 2022

Learn how to see Starlink satellites in the sky from your location and get info on the upcoming Starlink launches.

Mars Opposition 2022
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The Best Time to View Planets: What Is Opposition in Astronomy?

The best time to view most planets is at the astronomical opposition. Find out what it means and when to see the upcoming oppositions.

Total Lunar Eclipse November 2022
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Total Lunar Eclipse in November 2022 – Visible From California to Australia

In November 2022, the Moon will turn blood-red for 85 minutes! Check the exact timeline of the total lunar eclipse and the best locations to observe it.

Blood Beaver Moon 2022
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Beaver Blood Moon: When to See the Red Moon in November 2022

The Beaver Moon will rise in the sky soon – learn when to see it and why it is going to be red!

Lunar eclipse
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How Does a Lunar Eclipse Work: How Often Are Lunar Eclipses?

What causes lunar eclipses? How often do they happen? When is the next one? Get answers to these and other questions from our article.

Novembers Top 5 Deep Sky Objects
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November Deep-Sky Objects: Top-5

Want to see a distant galaxy with your own eyes? Learn about the deep-sky objects you can observe in November.

November Meteor Showers 2022
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Shooting Stars Tonight: Upcoming Meteor Showers November 2022

Five meteor showers are reaching their peaks in November. We’ll provide info on peak dates and the Moon phase and give you helpful observation tips.