Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy is happy to welcome you to our website and hopes that your interest in astronomy brings you back often as our goal is always to bring new rich educational information for our younger visitors and also give parents and adults the tools and interest to become better educated so they to can carry on the educational process at home.
We encourage you to visit our calendar and come out to one of our hosted events or join us as we participate in other hosted events by organizations such as the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, The American Museum Of Natural History & the International Sidewalk Astronomers organization .
What's Up In The Sky
Each month I will point out key celestial events and observable objects that light up the sky. From planetary viewings to deep sky happenings you will find it all here on a week by week basis.
Watch the latest episode of Meteor Minute on The Local Live
Check here for a countdown to the next celestial event
August 13th- Perseids Meteor Shower
August 15th- Sturgeon Full Moon
September 10th- Neptune Opposition
September 14th- Harvest Full Moon
October 8th- Draconids Meteor Shower
October 19th- Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
October 21st- Orionids Meteor Shower
October 28th- Uranus Opposition
November 5th- South Taurid Meteor Shower
November 11th- Mercury Transit!
November 12th- Beaver Full Moon
November 12th- North Taurid Meteor Shower
November 18th- Leonids Meteor Shower
November 24th- Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter
November 28th- Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
December 12th- Cold Full Moon
December 14th- Geminids Meteor Shower
Jump to 28:39 to watch Meteor Minute