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

Monthly Astronomy for November 2020. Read more about this month's moon phases, lunar eclipse, and meteor showers at WildHemlock.com!

After the astronomically busy Halloween, November 2020 starts off the colder months with a bang. This month’s full moon gives us a prenumbral lunar eclipse, while Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon give us a show on the 19th. Even if the weather is cold, hopefully that means clear night skies for stargazing!Read More

Monthly Astronomy for October 2020 by WildHemlock.com! Learn more about the Harvest Moon and Blue Moon this month on Halloween!

October starts with the year’s Harvest Moon, the closest full moon to the Autumn Equinox. Halloween 2020 will be illuminated with a Blue Moon, the second full moon of this month. Even if you cannot attend the usual autumn festivities in person, there are plenty of celestial celebrations to watch at night.Read More

Monthly Astronomy for September 2020. Learn more about moon phases, eclipses, meteor showers, planetary alignments, and other astronomical phenomena at WildHemlock.com

September 2020 ends the warm summer but beautiful autumn leaves are right around the corner. In the northern hemisphere, Fall begins on September 22nd. The Piscid Meteor Shower peaks on the 21st, and there are great astrophotography opportunities on the 11th & 25th!Read More

Monthly Astronomy for August 2020, learn more at WildHemlock.Com!

After the excitement of the NEOWISE Comet, August brings us a meteor shower encore. Most notably, the Perseid Meteor Shower will be at its peak during the early mornings of August 11th – 13th, but will be viewable for the week before and after. That’s not all! August is packed with great astrophotography opportunities.Read More