Mark your calendar: 5 must-see astronomy events in 2017

Brian Lada – January 10, 2017

Stargazers around the globe will be treated to a variety of astronomical events in 2017, ranging from a spectacular supermoon to the king of all meteor showers.

The most anticipated event of the year will be a total solar eclipse, the first that will be seen in decades across the United States.

1. Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, Feb. 11, 2017

2. Jupiter Opposition, April 7, 2017

3. Total Solar Eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017

4. Supermoon, Dec. 3, 2017

5. Geminid meteor shower, Dec. 13, 2017

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