Keep looking up in 2018.
There won’t be any major eclipses to see, but the year’s astronomy calendar features super, blue and red moons. All five visible planets and the annual meteor showers that might be taken for granted in a more exciting year should also provide a good show, weather permitting.
There will be a flurry of sights to start off the year, and again at midsummer, with plenty of other celestial events spread across the other months.
The new year begins with a Super Wolf Moon on New Year’s Day. The year’s first full moon is known as the Wolf Moon, or the Old Moon or Moon after Yule. This one is “super” because it coincides with...
Stargazers on a tour with California Overland Desert Excursions watch the night sky above Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California as a meteor streaks by during the annual Perseid meteor shower.