Amazing Celestial Events Happened in 2022

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-12-15,11:15:59 news

March 24 to April 5: A Planetary Trio

You might spot this tri-planetary tango: Venus, Mars and Saturn will cluster unusually close together during late March.

Duluth News Tribune

April 30 to May 1: Venus-Jupiter Conjunction

In the early morning hours before dawn on April 30 through May 1, the bright, reddish Jupiter will appear to rise within the planet Venus.


May 5: Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower

Handful of shooting stars rained down at rates of about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. They looked like massive fireballs in the sky.

Smithsonian Magazine

May 15-16: Total Lunar Eclipse

15 May witnessed the first Lunar eclipse of the year 2022.

Smithsonian Magazine

June 14: The First Supermoon of the Year

Three supermoons in a row will appeared this year starting with June 14.

Smithsonian Magazine

June 19-27: Five—Maybe Six—Planets in a Row

A rare alignment of planets in mid-to-late June, as Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn lineed up in a dazzling row.

Smithsonian Magazine

July 28-9: Delta Aquariid Meteor Shower

Before dawn, about 10 to 20 meteors per hour shooted across the night sky.

Smithsonian Magazine

August 11-3: Perseid Meteor Shower

The colorful fireballs appear to radiate from the constellation of Perseus, named after the legendary Greek hero.

Smithsonian Magazine

November 8: Total Lunar Eclipse

A second total lunar eclipse of the year. The East Coast saw the full eclipse and West Coast caught the partial show.

Smithsonian Magazine

December 13-14: Geminid Meteor Shower

Geminids appear to radiate from Gemini, the “twins” constellation best identified by its bright stars Castor and Pollux.

Smithsonian Magazine

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