January 2022 Moon Phases and Astronomy, learn more at WildHemlock.Com!

Happy New Years and welcome to 2022! Days are beginning to get longer, and Moon’s cycle restarts almost in line with the new year. The Earth will be at its closest point to the Sun, despite how cold winter weather usually is. The Quandrantid Meteor Shower will give a spectacular show with over 120 meteors per hour. The upcoming cold nights makes January one of the best months for viewing constellations. Click here to learn about the Winter Triangle Asterism, the Quandrantid Meteor Shower, January 2022 Moon Phases, and more!Read More

December 2021 Moon Phases and Astronomy at WildHemlock.Com

There is so much astronomy going on in December 2021 that I had to rearrange my graphics to fit everything! December 4th is a Total Solar Eclipse, followed by nine Meteor Showers! Then winter starts properly in the Northern Hemisphere on the Winter Solstice December 21st. Don’t forget to mark the Moon Phases in your calendar!Read More

November 2021 Moon Phases and More Featuring Meteor Showers and a Lunar Eclipse! Learn More at WildHemlock.Com!

November 2021 has five meteor showers, a partial lunar eclipse, and a great astrophotography opportunity for those with telescopes!The 2021 winter Eclipse Season starts shortly, and Venus will Occult the Moon this month as well. Although there are not many astronomical events this month, the ones that occur are exciting.Read More

October 2021 Moon Phases and Astronomy, Available only at WildHemlock.Com! Learn more about Meteor Showers, Moon Phases, and More at Wild Hemlock

October 2021 is bustling with meteor showers! October marks the first full month of Autumn. There are six meteor showers this month! Spanning from the beginning to the end, the October night sky will be full of streaking shooting stars. Click here to learn more!Read More

September 2021 Moon Phases, Meteor Showers, Autumn Equinox, and More Astronomical Phenomena and Astronomy Calendar at WildHemlock.Com

Are you ready for fall? It’s coming in September 2021. I can’t wait to watch the leaves change colors and to dig my sweaters out of my closet. September 22nd is the first day of Astronomical Autumn, or the Autumn Equinox. Closest to the Equinox is the Harvest Moon – click her to learn more!Read More

August 2021 Moon Phases and Astronomy. Learn about the Blue Moon, Meteor Showers, Lunar Conjunctions, and more at WildHemlock.Com!

In August 2021 is a great time to be a stargazer. August 22nd is a Blue Moon – but the only Full Moon this month. Both Jupiter and Saturn will be well positioned for viewing, but the Perseid Meteor Shower steals the show.Read More

July 2021 Moon Phases and Astronomy. Learn more about this months meteor showers at WildHemlock.com!

July 2021 is busy! The first full month of summer is jam packed with three meteor showers, five moon phases, a double lunar conjunction, and more! From July 27th to July 30th three meteor showers will take place. Pluto will reach Opposition and be viewable with a telescope. Check out the full calendar at the bottom of the post, so you don’t miss anything!Read More

Moon Phases & Astronomy for June 2021! Learn more about Astronomy and Space at WildHemlock.com!

Are you ready for the start of Summer? First, the far northern portions of the United States will be treated with a Annular Solar Eclipse. Then, Summer Solstice brings in warm weather to the northern hemisphere on June 20th. The month finishes out strong with the Bootes Meteor Shower, also visible from the northern hemisphere. In between there are plenty of opportunities for backyard astronomy. Click here to learn more!Read More

May 2021 Moon Phases & Astronomical Phenomena. The moon phases, eclipses, meteor showers, and other astronomy events for May 2021! Learn more at WildHemlock.com!

May 2021 is jam packed with astronomical events. On May 26th, the full Supermoon is occulted by the Earth’s shadow to create a Blood Moon – a phenomena known as a Total Lunar Eclipse. Before this, May shows us two meteor showers, followed by 6 lunar conjunctions the rest of the month. May 2021 signifies the beginning of the Eclipse season, so watch for a Solar Eclipse during the next New Moon! Click here for Lunar Eclipse viewing tips and more!Read More

Astronomy and Moon Phases for April 2021, featuring meteor showers, planetary alignment, lunar conjunctions, and more! Read exclusively at WildHemlock.com!

April 2021 brings us showers, a bit of snow, and quite an astronomical show! First, the full moon of April will be a Supermoon. This means that the Full Moon Phase and the Perigee occur very close together or on the same date – making the moon look huge! Later, the Moon will occult (completely hide) the planet Mars this month, followed by two meteor showers. Learn more about these events here!Read More