Stargazers in 2022 can look forward to an impressive lineup of events from earthshine nights, lunar eclipses, meteor showers & more. Check out the dates and times for astronomical events in the month of April & May.

While some events such as the full moon and the supermoon can be viewed from anywhere in the world, this year’s first eclipse of 2022 on April 30, is a partial solar eclipse visible from southern South America, parts of Antarctica, and over the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Plan your trip to dark sky areas for better chances of viewing meteor showers.


Full Moon behind blooming flowers. May 16: Flower Moon

May’s Full Moon is known as the Flower Moon after all the flowers that bloom around this time in the Northern Hemisphere.