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Solar System Events Calendar 2024

Bringing you 90 days worth of solar system events. These include things of up-coming interest like equinoxes and solstices, major spacecraft events, and things you can see with your naked eye like eclipses and comets.

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Starts:
2024/04/21 12:00
This yearly meteor shower occurs when the Earth moves through the dust tail left by Halley's comet. It usually peaks around May the 7th and can peak at 60 meteors per hour. Visible in northern and southern hemispheres. LinkEnds:
2024/05/20 12:00

June Solstice

At:
2024/06/20 20:51
The June soltice marks the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere and the Shortest in the Southern. Planet Earth's North Pole is pointing as close as it can towards the Sun.

Southern Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower

Starts:
2024/07/12 12:00
This yearly meteor shower occurs when the Earth moves through the debris of the breakup of the Marsden and Kracht Sungrazing comets. It usually peaks around July 28th/29th and can peak at 15-20 meteors per hour. LinkEnds:
2024/08/23 12:00

Perseid Meteor Shower

Starts:
2024/07/23 12:00
This yearly meteor is caused by the comet Swift-Tuttle. It usually peaks around 12th/13th August and can peak at 80 meteors per hour. Visible in the northern hemisphere only. LinkEnds:
2024/08/20 12:00