Astronomical Events

Based on data from NASA1Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA’s GSFC), the following astronomical event calendar is shown for the Eastern Time Zone (EST), but does not compensate for Daylight Savings. Please adjust times according to your location.

Full Moon

YearDateTime (EST/EDT)Phase
2021September 68:52 PMNew
2021September 207:55 PMFull
2021October 67:05 AMNew
2021October 2010:57 AMFull
2021November 45:15 PMNew
2021November 193:57 AMFull
2021December 42:43 AMNew
2021December 1811:36 PMFull
2022January 21:33 PMNew
2022January 176:49 PMFull
2022February 112:46 AMNew
2022February 1611:57 AMFull
2022March 212:35 PMNew
2022March 182:17 AMFull
2022April 11:24 AMNew
2022April 181:55 PMFull
2022April 303:28 PMNew
2022May 1511:14 PMFull
2022May 306:30 AMNew
2022June 146:52 AMFull
2022June 289:52 PMNew
2022July 131:37 PMFull
2022July 2812:55 PMNew
2022August 118:36 PMFull
2022August 273:17 AMNew
2022September 104:59 AMFull
2022September 254:54 PMNew
2022October 93:55 PMFull
2022October 255:49 AMNew
2022November 86:02Full
2022November 235:57 PMNew
2022December 711:08 PMFull
2022December 235:17 AMNew


YearDateNameTime (EST/EDT)
2021September 22Autumnal Equinox (Mabon)3:21 PM
2021October 31Samhain
2021December 21Winter Solstice (Yule)10:59 AM
2022February 2Imbolc
2022March 20Vernal Equinox (Ostara)3:33 PM
2022May 1Beltane
2022June 20Summer Solstice9:14 AM
2022August 1Lammas
2022September 23Autumnal Equinox (Mabon)1:04 AM
2022October 31Samhain
2022December 21Winter Solstice (Yule)9:48 PM

Meteors and Eclipses

YearDateEventTime (EST/EDT)
2021October 21Orionid Shower6:00 AM
2021November 5South Taurid Shower7:00 AM
2021November 12North Taurid Shower1:00 AM
2021November 17Leonid Shower7:00 PM
2021November 19Partial Lunar Eclipse4:03 AM
2021December 4Total Solar Eclipse2:33 AM
2021December 14Geminid Shower2:00 AM
2021December 22Ursid Shower10:00 AM
2022January 3Quadrantid Shower4:00 PM
2022April 22Lyrid Shower1:00 PM
2022Apr 30Partial Solar Eclipse3:41 PM
2022May 3Eta Aquarid Shower3:00 AM
2022May 15Total Lunar Eclipse11:11 PM
2022July 28Delta Aquarid Shower4:00 AM
2022August 12Perseid Shower8:00 PM
2022October 21Orionid Shower1:00 PM
2022October 25Partial Solar Eclipse6:00 AM
2022November 1Total Lunar Eclipse05:59 AM
2022November 5South Taurid Shower1:00 PM
2022November 12North Taurid Shower12:00 PM
2022November 17Leonid Shower7:00 PM
2022December 14Geminid Shower8:00 AM
2022December 22Ursid Shower4:00 PM

These tables will be updated as time moves forward.


1 Sky Events Calendar by Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA’s GSFC)