Astronomical Calendar

Our astronomical calendar contains dates for moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses, conjunctions and more.

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Summer Solstice

The summer solstice, which falls on 21 June, has special significance for us at OM - from what may have been the first observatory at Beaghmore Stone Circles, to our modern day version in Davagh. Many believe that Beaghmore was designed over 3500 years ago to align with the sun during the solstice, to celebrate […]

Solar Eclipse

On the morning of the 10 June 2021, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun. Depending on your location it may cover the Sun’s disc by as much as 30% in a partial solar eclipse. Eclipse times The exact time of the eclipse will depend on your specific location, however, will be very […]

Super Flower Moon

See the next Super Moon, 26 May 2021 The next Full Moon is set to grace our skies next week on 26 May, reaching its peak at 11:32pm - and it will be the second Super Moon of the year! A Super Moon occurs when a full Moon coincides with the Moon’s closest approach to […]

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