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Exploring Orion, Episode 1

Constellation Orion -- from the new Almanac Space Pictures Blog www.almanac.com/blog/astronomy-blog/exploring-orion-episode-1

Full Moon for May 2017

This month see the Blue Moon as the Red Planet, Mars, rises in the night sky! Watch the livestream from The Old Farmer's Almanac!

WORD OF THE DAY from The Old Farmer's Almanac: Occultation Definition: The eclipse of a star or planet by the Moon or another planet. Photo credit: nasa.gov

MOON QUESTION OF THE DAY, from The Old Farmer's Almanac: Why does the Moon look so much bigger on the horizon than it does once it has risen higher in the sky? Find the answer here: http://www.almanac.com/fact/why-does-the-moon-look-so-much Photo credit: Mark Shannon Hill

Advice

The fewer visible stars, the more moisture in the atmosphere. For more #Advice, visit http://www.almanac.com/advice

Tomorrow is the FULL FLOWER MOON! Get the Full Moon Finder App from The Old Farmer’s Almanac to find out when the next full Moon dates are: http://www.almanac.com/app/full-moon-finder Photo credit: NASA

Full Moon for January 2017

Thank you Kimberly Walters for sending us your picture of January 4th's Wolf Moon! Submit yours to us as well at Almanac.com.

See the Northern Lights in all their glory from Alaska with The Old Farmer's Almanac. A trip of a lifetime. Feb 24! See trip itinerary: http://specialinteresttours.net/the-old-farmers-almanac-tours/