1. Delta Cancrids meteor shower on January 16. About 4 meteors per hour.
  2. On February 6 Jupiter will be at its closest approach to Earth. Best time to photograph it!
  3. Conjunction of Venus and Mars on February 22. On that day look at west just after sunset and you will see the two bright planets extremely close to each other.
  4. March 22 – March Geminids meteor shower. 40 visible meteors per hour. Camelopardalids meteor shower will be on the same day, but only one meteor per hour.
  5. On April 4 there will be a Total Lunar Eclipse! It will be visible in North and South America, Asia and Australia
  6. April 22 and 23 – Lyrids meteor shower. Watch the sky near the star Vega. 15 per hour, bright and long lasting meteors.
  7. There will be another meteor shower in Spring with 60 meteors per hour at its peak, the Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower. Watch the sky on May 5 and 6.
  8. May 23 – This time the Saturn will be at opposition.
  9. On July 14 the New Horizons probe will reach Pluto after nine and half years of journey!
  10. July 28 and 29 – With 25 visible meteor per hour the Delta Aquarids meteor shower will be another spectacular meteor shower. This meteor shower will last for 40 days.
  11. August 13 – The Perseid meteor shower, one of the best of the year.
  12. September 13 – From Africa and Antarctica a Partial Solar Eclipse will be visible.
  13. On September 28 another Total Lunar Eclipse will occur, this time it will be visible from all parts of Earth.
  14. October 11 – The blue-green planet, Uranus will be at opposition.
  15. There will be a conjunction of Venus, Mars and Jupiter on October 28. The planets will form a 1 degree triangle on the morning sky just before sunrise.
  16. Another conjuction, this time between Moon and Venus on December 7.
  17. Geminids Meteor Shower is the most spectacular one with 120 meteors in different colors per hour! Watch the night sky on December 13 and 14.