2017 Events

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Latest additions and corrections: November 15, 2017

November

  • [celestial] Sat 18: NEW Moon
  • [holiday] Thu 23: Thanksgiving Day (US)

December

  • [celestial] Sun 3: Full Moon (Super Moon)
  • [celestial] Wed 13-14: Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks
  • [celestial] Sun 17: NEW Moon
  • [celestial] Fri 22-23: Ursid Meteor Shower Peaks (minor shower)

NEXT YEAR (First month only)

January 2018


PAST Events

January 2017

  • [celestial] 3: Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks

February

  • [celestial] 10: Full Moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

March

  • [celestial] 22: March Geminids – very slow meteors.

April

  • [celestial] 22-23: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak
  • [celestial] 28: Alpha Bootid shower (minor shower with slow meteors)

May

  • [celestial] Sun 4-6: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks

June

  • [celestial] Sat 7: Moon and Mars at conjunction (within 2 degrees)
  • [celestial] Sat 7: Arietids Meteor Shower(up to 30 per hour, slow with fireballs)

July

  • [celestial] 28-29: Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peaks (minor shower)

August

October

  • [celestial] 8-9: Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks (washed out by the moon)
  • [celestial] 22-23: Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks
  • [workshop] Fri 21-23: Dark of the Moon Night Photography with Harold Davis and Steven Christenson

November

  • [celestial] Fri 3: Full Moon

PRIOR Years:
2016, 2015, 2014

Sources

Astronomy Calendar
Astronomy World Calendar

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