Astronomy


Sun

Moon

Sun Moon age: 9 days, 0 hours, 46 minutes,71%
Sunrise: 08:18
Sunset: 16:32
Daylight: 08:14
Moonrise: 10:49 (30/01/2023)
Moonset: 03:45 (30/01/2023)
Waxing Gibbous
72% Illuminated


First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
28/01/2023 15:19
28 January 2023 15:19 GMT
05/02/2023 18:28
05 February 2023 18:28 GMT
13/02/2023 16:01
13 February 2023 16:01 GMT
20/02/2023 07:06
20 February 2023 07:06 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
20/03/2023 21:24
20 March 2023 21:24 GMT
21/06/2023 15:58
21 June 2023 14:58 GMT
23/09/2023 07:50
23 September 2023 06:50 GMT
22/12/2023 03:27
22 December 2023 03:27 GMT

 


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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