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December Solstice

The December solstice is also known as the summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. more

December Solstice Facts

10 things you may not know about the December Solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. more

2017 / 2018 Cosmic Calendar

List of cosmic events in 2017 an 2018 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes. more

December: Cold Moon

The December Full Moon is called the Cold Moon, Long Nights Moon, the Moon before Yule, Oak Moon, while a Celtic name was Wolf Moon. more

Full Moon Names

Full Moons had given names in many ancient cultures. The Full Moon names we use today often reflect nature like Harvest Moon. more

12 Months of the Year

Find out what months have to do with the Moon, why there are 12 months, and what the month names mean. more

2017 Geminids Meteor Shower

The Geminid meteor shower can be seen from December 4–16. In 2017, the shower will reach its peak around December 13. Local time and direction to see it. more

2018 Quadrantids Meteor Shower

The 2018 Quadrantids meteor shower is expected to peak on January 3 and 4. Quadrantids, the first major shower of the year is best viewed from locations in the Northern Hemisphere. more

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