Astronomy


Sun

Moon

Sun Moon age: 5 days, 5 hours, 6 minutes,23%
Sunrise: 01:00
Sunset: 01:00
Daylight:
Moonrise: 01:00
Moonset: 01:00
Waxing Crescent
23% Illuminated


First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
15/12/2018 11:49
15 December 2018 11:49 GMT
22/12/2018 17:48
22 December 2018 17:48 GMT
29/12/2018 09:34
29 December 2018 09:34 GMT
06/01/2019 01:28
06 January 2019 01:28 GMT


Vernal Equinox
Start of Spring
Summer Solstice
Start of Summer
Autumn Equinox
Start of Fall
Winter Solstice
Start of Winter
Start of Spring First day of Summer First day of Fall First day of Winter
20/03/2018 16:15
20 March 2018 16:15 GMT
21/06/2018 11:07
21 June 2018 10:07 GMT
23/09/2018 02:54
23 September 2018 01:54 GMT
21/12/2018 22:23
21 December 2018 22:23 GMT

 

Principal Meteor Showers
SHOWER BEST VIEWING POINT OF ORIGIN DATE OF MAXIMUM* NO. PER HOUR ASSOCIATED COMET
Quadrantid Predawn N Jan. 4 25
Lyrid Predawn S Apr. 22 10 Thatcher
Eta Aquarid Predawn SE May 4 10 Halley
Delta Aquarid Predawn S July 30 10
Perseid Predawn NE Aug. 11 to 13 50 Swift-Tuttle
Draconid Late evening NW Oct. 9 6 Giacobini-Zinner
Orionid Predawn S Oct. 21 to 22 15 Halley
Taurid Late evening S Nov. 9 3 Encke
Leonid Predawn S Nov. 17 to 18 10 Tempel-Tuttle
Andromedid Late evening S Nov. 25 to 27 5 Biela
Geminid All night NE Dec. 13 to 14 75
Ursid Predawn N Dec. 22 5 Tuttle
*May vary by one or two days **Moonless, rural sky Bold = most prominent