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Astronomy Calendar of Celestial Events 2010

Full Moon Full Moon Occultation Occultation
New Moon New Moon Conjunction Conjunction
Lunar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Meteor Shower Meteor Shower
Solar Eclipse Solar Eclipse Comet Comet
Solar Event Solar Event Asteroid Asteroid
Planetary Event Planetary Event Astronomy Event Astronomy Event


Calendar Year 2010
Meteor Shower January 3, 4 - Quadrantids Meteor Shower.
New Moon January 15 - New Moon
Solar Eclipse January 15 - Annular Solar Eclipse.
Planetary Event January 29 - Mars at Opposition.
Full Moon January 30 - Full Moon.
Asteroid February 9 - Asteroid 2009 UN3 Close Approach.
New Moon February 14 - New Moon
Conjunction February 16 - Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.
Full Moon February 28 - Full Moon
New Moon March 15 - New Moon
Solar Event March 20 - The Vernal Equinox occurs in the northern hemisphere at 17:32 UT.
Planetary Event March 22 - Saturn at Opposition.
Full Moon March 30 - Full Moon
Astronomy Event April 1 - 30 - Global Astronomy Month.
New Moon April 14 - New Moon
Meteor Shower April 21, 22 - Lyrids Meteor Shower.
Astronomy Event April 24 - Astronomy Day Part 1.
Full Moon April 28 - Full Moon
Meteor Shower May 5, 6 - Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower.
New Moon May 14 - New Moon
Astronomy Event May 19 - International Sidewalk Astronomy Night.
Full Moon May 27 - Full Moon
New Moon June 12 - New Moon
Solar Event June 21 - The Summer Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at 11:28 UT.
Full Moon June 26 - Full Moon
Lunar Eclipse June 26 - Partial Lunar Eclipse.
Comet July 2 - Comet McNaught.
New Moon July 11 - New Moon
Solar Eclipse July 11 - Total Solar Eclipse.
Full Moon July 26 - Full Moon
Meteor Shower July 28, 29 - Southern Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower.
New Moon August 10 - New Moon
Meteor Shower August 12, 13 - Perseids Meteor Shower.
Conjunction August 13 - Triple Conjunction with the Moon.
Planetary Event August 20 - Neptune at Opposition.
Full Moon August 24 - Full Moon.
New Moon September 8 - New Moon
Astronomy Event September 16 - Final Space Shuttle Flight.
Planetary Event September 21 - Jupiter at Opposition.
Planetary Event September 22 - Uranus at Opposition.
Solar Event September 23 - The Autumnal Equinox occurs in the northern hemisphere at 03:09 UT.
Full Moon September 23 - Full Moon
New Moon October 7 - New Moon
Astronomy Event October 16 - Astronomy Day Part 2.
Comet October 20 - Comet Hartley 2 will make its closest approach to Earth, coming within 11.2 million miles.
Meteor Shower October 21, 22 - Orionids Meteor Shower.
Full Moon October 23 - Full Moon
New Moon November 6 - New Moon
Meteor Shower November 17, 18 - Leonids Meteor Shower.
Full Moon November 21 - Full Moon
New Moon December 5 - New Moon
Meteor Shower December 13, 14 - Geminids Meteor Shower.
Full Moon December 21 - Full Moon
Lunar Eclipse December 21 - Total Lunar Eclipse.
Solar Event December 21 - The Winter Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at 23:38 UT.


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