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Farmers' Almanac Astronomy

Farmers’ Almanac astronomy provides the best times to view meteor showers, full moons, facts about planets and stars, plus more!

Recent Astronomy Articles

Looking Up A Stargazer’s Guide to July 2014

Looking Up A Stargazer’s Guide to July 2014

Find out what and when to look up in the sky for astronomical events.

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Little Fox In The Sky

Little Fox In The Sky

This summer while star gazing look for the little fox in the sky. Here’s how and why.

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Summer’s Arrival in the Sky

Summer’s Arrival in the Sky

A look at what is happening in our atmosphere as we start summer this week.

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Helpful Astronomy Links

If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.