The Night in 2020: When to Go Stargazing All Year Long


Discover the Wonders of the Night Sky in 2020! Whether you’re brand new to stargazing or keen to explore some new types of night sky sights, this guide will give you the basics to get out and explore the sky overhead with greater success in 2020.

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Highlighting nearly 100 astronomical events in 2020 and opportunities to spot celestial objects including:

  • Important dates for solar eclipses and lunar eclipses in 2020
  • Peak dates for six major meteor showers in 2020 and over 20 minor meteor showers
  • When to see planets in our solar system throughout the year
  • When to see comets and asteroids in our night sky
  • Ideal dates to see each of our solar system’s dwarf planets in 2020
  • Suggested nights for viewing deep space objects throughout the year