What astronomical event will happen in 2022?
|August 12-13||Perseids Meteor Shower|
|August 14||Saturn at opposition|
|August 27||New Moon|
|August 27||Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation|
What month is best for stargazing? The best time to go stargazing is the days before, during and soon after each new Moon, when there is no Moon in the sky. During these times, there is no bright Moon to wash out the light from fainter stars.
What astronomical event will happen in 2023?
|16||17 New Moon M55 is well placed||22 134340 Pluto at opposition|
|23||24||29 Piscis Austrinid meteor shower 2023|
|30 Southern δ-Aquariid meteor shower 2023 α-Capricornid meteor shower 2023||31 The Moon at aphelion Mercury at highest altitude in evening sky|
When can I see the Milky Way UK? The best time of year to see the Milky Way in the UK is from Mid-March to Mid-May. However, the Milky Way can be visible for shorter periods of time through the UK Milky Way season from late February to late September.