Beware the Ides of March! March 2022 finally brings us to Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere. We have one meteor shower, but many conjunctions! March will be a great month for astrophotography. Keep reading to learn about March’s Moon Phases, Meteor Showers, a solar conjunction, five geocentric conjunctions, and four lunar conjunctions!
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Check out the Glossary of Astronomical Events if you need any explanations!
First Day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere!
March 20th, 2021
|First Quarter Moon|
|Third Quarter Moon|
All times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST) or Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT).
|Moon Name:||Worm Moon, or Crow Moon|
γ-Normid Meteor Shower
|Radiant Point Constellation:||Norma|
|Peak Date:||March 14th|
|Best Time, EST:||Before Dawn|
|Direction to Look:||Low to the horizon to the East|
Planetary Alignments & Lunar Conjunctions
|Mercury ☌ Saturn||March 2nd|
|Mars ☌ Pluto Mar 3rd||March 3rd|
|Jupiter ☌ Sun (Solar Conjunction)||March 5th|
|Venus ☌ Pluto||March 5th|
|Moon ☌ Uranus||March 7th|
|Venus ☌ Mars||March 12th|
|Neptune ☌ Sun||March 13th|
|☄ y-Normid||March 14th|
|Moon ☌ Venus||March 27th|
|Moon ☌ Mars||March 27th|
|Venus ☌ Saturn||March 29th|
|Moon ☌ Jupiter||March 30th|
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