Astronomical Events 2021

Astronomical Events in the Year 2021 - Astronomy Calendar

January✨
January 2 — Earth at Perihelion
January 2-3 — Quarantids Meteor Shower
January 10 — Triple Conjunction ( Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn)
January 13 — New Moon
January 24 — Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elonganation
January 28 — Full Moon (Wolf Moon)
January 29 — Jupiter at Solar Conjuction

February :sparkles:— Centaurid Meteor Shower
February 11 — New Moon
February 27 — Full Moon (Snow Moon)
February 28 — Mercury at Highest Point

March✨
March 6 — Mercury at Greatest Western Elonganation
March 11 — Neptune at Solar Conjuction
March 13 — New Moon
March 14 — Normid Meteor Shower
March 20 — March Equinox (Spring Equinox)
March 20 — Venus at Greatest Western Elonganation
March 28 — Full Moon (Worm Moon)
March 29 — Venus at its brightest

April✨
April 12 — New Moon
April 17 — Lunar Occultation of Mars
April 22-23 — Lyrids Meteor Shower
April 27 — Full Moon, Supermoon (Pink Moon)

May✨
May 6-7 — Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
May 11 — New Moon
May 17 — Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elonganation
May 26 — Full Moon, Supermoon (Flower Moon)
May 26 — Total Lunar Eclipse

June✨
June 10 — New Moon
June 10 – Annular Solar Eclipse
June 21 — June Solstice (Summer Solstice)
June 24 — Full Moon, Supermoon (Strawberry Moon)

July✨
July 3 — Venus abd Beehive cluster
July 4 — Mercury at Greatest Western Elonganation
July 6 — Earth at Aphelion
July 10 — New Moon
July 13 — Conjuction of Venus and Mars
July 23 — Full Moon (Buck Moon)
July 28-29 — Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

August✨
August 2 — Saturn at Opposition
August 8 — New Moon
August 12-13 — Perseids Meteor Shower
August 19 — Jupiter at Opposition
August 22 — Full Moon, Blue Moon (Sturgeon Moon)

September✨
September 1 — Aurigid Meteor Shower
September 7 — New Moon
September 14 — Neptune at Opposition
September 14 — Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elonganation
September 20 — Full Moon ( Harvest Moon)
September 20 — Mars at Apogee
September 22 — September Equinox

October✨
October 2 — Andromeda at Cultimation
October 6 — New Moon
October 7-8 — Draconids Meteor Shower
October 8 — Mars at Solar Conjuction
October 20 — Full Moon (Blood Moon)
October 21-22 — Orionids Meteor Shower
October 25 — Mercury at Greatest Western Elonganation
October 29 — Venust at Greatest Eastern Elonganation

November✨
November 4 — New Moon
November 4-5 — Taurids Meteor Shower
November 5 — Uranus at Opposition
November 8 — Lunar Occultation of Venus
November 12 — Northern Taurids Meteor Shower
November 17-18 — Leonids Meteor Shower
November 19 — Full Moon (Frost Moon)
November 19 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

December✨
December 4 — New Moon
December 4 — Total Lunar Eclipse
December 7 — Venus at its brightest
December 13-14 — Geminids Meteor Shower
December 16 — Coma Berenicid Meteor Shower
December 19 — Full Moon (Cold Moon)
December 21 — December Solstice (Winter Solstice)
December 21-22 — Ursids Meteor Shower

UNFAMILIAR WORDS🌅:
• PERIHELION — is the point of the Earth’s orbit that is nearest to the Sun.
• APHELION — is the point of the Earth’s orbit that is farthest away from the Sun.
• EQUINOX — refers to a day with an equal duration of day and night.
• SOLSTICE — refers to a day with either the longest day or the shortest.
• ELONGANATION — a celestial object will be its maximum separation from the Sun.
• OPPOSITION — the earth lies between a planet and the Sun.
• CULTIMATION — developing of something
• CONJUCTION — the action or an instance of two or more events or things occurring at the same point in time or space.
• APOGEE — the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is furthest from the earth.
• OCCULTATION — happens when one object passes in front of another from an observer’s perspective. (Solar Eclipse)

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