Astronomy


Sun

Moon

Sun Moon age: 9 days, 3 hours, 8 minutes,72%
Sunrise: 07:10
Sunset: 16:42
Daylight: 09:31
Moonrise: 15:54 (25/10/2020)
Moonset: 00:00 (26/10/2020)
Waxing Gibbous
73% Illuminated


First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
23/10/2020 14:23
23 October 2020 13:23 GMT
31/10/2020 14:49
31 October 2020 14:49 GMT
08/11/2020 13:46
08 November 2020 13:46 GMT
15/11/2020 05:07
15 November 2020 05:07 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
20/03/2020 03:50
20 March 2020 03:50 GMT
20/06/2020 22:44
20 June 2020 21:44 GMT
22/09/2020 14:31
22 September 2020 13:31 GMT
21/12/2020 10:02
21 December 2020 10:02 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