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

Astronomy Events in March 2021. Learn more about the quadruple conjunction, vernal (spring) equinox, and the moon phases at WildHemlock.com!

March 2021 may bring lambs or lions, but it will definitely bring excellent astrophotography opportunities with it! Before dawn on March 9th and 10th, the planets Mercury, Jupiter, and Saturn will be in conjunction with the Moon. Spring officially starts in the Northern Hemisphere on March 20th, irrespective of what a groundhog from Punxy has to say. Venus will disappear from view on March 26th as it enters a Superior Conjunction. Click here to learn ore!Read More

Astronomy Calendar and Moon Phases for February 2021. Learn more about this month's meteor showers, moon phases, and more at WildHemlock.com

February 2021 is quiet on the astronomical phenomena front, but not on the astronomy field! Rover Perseverance lands on Mars after 203 days of traveling through our solar system. It will land after being ferried to the surface with the new Mars Helicopter. Learn more about this month’s meteor showers, moon phases, and more!Read More

Astronomy and Moon Phases for January 2021! Learn more at WildHemlock.com

2021 starts with a quiet astronomical month in January. Both Saturn and Jupiter enter solar conjunction this month and disappear behind the sun. The y-Ursae Minorids and Quandrantids meteor showers will appear near the Little Dipper this month. Lastly Mercury enters retrograde at the end of January.Read More

Astronomy for December 2020! Learn more about astronomy, the moon phases, the winter solstice and more at WildHemlock.com!

Winter is Coming! in December of 2020. And with it, a beautiful solar eclipse and three meteor showers in this month’s Astronomy post. The New Moon on December 14th will give a stunning display of a Total Solar Eclipse. December 21st begins the astronomical winter in the Northern Hemisphere. 2020 ends with a bang with three different meteor showers on the 13th and 22nd. The Ursid Meteor Shower will be easy to see from the Northern Hemisphere!Read More