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2024 – Sky Events Calendar

Welcome to the Sky Events Calendar for 2024, where we explore the celestial wonders that await us throughout the year. From dazzling meteor showers to rare planetary alignments, this calendar is your guide to the most captivating events in the night sky. Whether you’re a seasoned stargazer or just beginning your journey into astronomy, join us as we uncover the beauty and mystery of the cosmos together.

April 2024:

5th – First Quarter Moon
14th – Full Moon
21st – Last Quarter Moon
28th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • April 14th: Total Lunar Eclipse (Visible in parts of North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and the Pacific)
  • April 24th: Mercury and Venus conjunction (evening sky)

May 2024:

5th – First Quarter Moon
13th – Full Moon
20th – Last Quarter Moon
28th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • May 29th: Partial Solar Eclipse (Visible in parts of North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa)

June 2024:

3rd – First Quarter Moon
11th – Full Moon
19th – Last Quarter Moon
26th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • June 19th: Venus and Mars conjunction (morning sky)
  • June 21st: June Solstice (Beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere)

July 2024:

2nd – First Quarter Moon
9th – Full Moon
17th – Last Quarter Moon
24th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • July 28th to 29th: Delta Aquarids meteor shower typically occurs from mid-July to late August, with the peak activity around July 28th to 29th.

August 2024:

1st – First Quarter Moon
8th – Full Moon
15th – Last Quarter Moon
22nd – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • August 11th to 13th: Annual Perseids meteor shower typically occurs from late July to mid-August, with the peak activity around August 11th to 13th. The Perseids are known for producing a high rate of meteors, with up to 100 meteors per hour under optimal viewing conditions.
  • August 19th: Venus and Jupiter conjunction (morning sky)

September 2024:

6th – First Quarter Moon
14th – Full Moon
21st – Last Quarter Moon
28th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • September 22nd/23rd: September Equinox (Beginning of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere)

October 2024:

5th – First Quarter Moon
13th – Full Moon
20th – Last Quarter Moon
27th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • October 18th: Total Lunar Eclipse (Visible in parts of North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia)

November 2024:

3rd – First Quarter Moon
11th – Full Moon
19th – Last Quarter Moon
26th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • November 12th: Partial Solar Eclipse (Visible in parts of North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa)
  • November 20th: Jupiter and Venus conjunction (morning sky)

December 2024:

3rd – First Quarter Moon
10th – Full Moon
18th – Last Quarter Moon
25th – New Moon

Special Astronomical Event:

  • December 21st: December Solstice (Beginning of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and summer in the Southern Hemisphere)
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