Astronomical Events

Based on data from NASA, the following astronomical event calendar is shown for the Eastern Time Zone (EST), including compensation for Daylight Savings (EDT). Please adjust times according to your location.

Full Moon

YearDateTime (EST/EDT) 
2018December 22 Full12:50 PM
2019January 5 New8:28 PM
2019January 21 Full
Total Eclipse
12:16 AM
12:12 AM
2019February 4 New4:04 PM
2019February 19 Full10:53 AM
2019March 6 New11:04 AM
2019March 20 Full9:43 PM
2019April 5 New4:50 AM
2019April 19 Full7:12 AM
2019May 4 New6:45 PM
2019May 18 Full5:11 PM
2019June 3 New6:02 AM
2019June 17 Full4:31 AM
2019July 2 New3:16 PM
2019July 16 Full
Partial Eclipse
5:38 PM
5:31 PM
2019July 31 New11:12 PM
2019August 15 Full8:29 AM
2019August 30 New6:37 AM
2019September 14 Full12:33 AM
2019September 28 New2:26 PM
2019October 13 Full5:08 PM
2019October 27 New11:38 PM
2019November 12 Full8:34 AM
2019November 26 New10:06 AM
2019December 12 Full12:12 AM
2019December 26 New12:13 AM


YearDateNameTime (EST/EDT) 
2018October 31Samhain
2018December 21Winter Solstice (Yule)5:22 PM
2019February 2Imbolc
2019March 20Vernal Equinox (Ostara)5:58 PM
2019May 1Beltane
2019June 21Summer Solstice11:54 AM
2019August 1Lammas
2019September 23Autumnal Equinox (Mabon)3:49 AM
2019October 31Samhain
2019December 21Winter Solstice (Yule)11:19 PM

Meteors and Eclipses

YearDateEventTime (EST/EDT) 
2019January 3Quadrantid Shower9:28 PM
2019January 5Partial Solar Eclipse8:41 PM
2019January 21Total Lunar Eclipse12:12 AM
2019April 22Lyrid Shower7:58 PM
2019May 5Eta Aquarid Shower9:12 AM
2019July 2Total Solar Eclipse3:23 PM
2019July 16Partial Lunar Eclipse5:31 PM
2019July 28Delta Aquarid Shower10:59 AM
2019August 13Perseid Shower2:53 AM
2019October 21Orionid Shower7:12 PM
2019November 5South Taurid Shower6:41 PM
2019November 12North Taurid Shower5:57 PM
2019December 14Geminid Shower1:25 PM
2019December 22Ursid Shower10:00 PM
2019December 26Annular Solar Eclipse12:18 AM

These tables will be updated as time moves forward.