universe's spectacle for 2017

No matter where in the world you are, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon has something prepared for us.

Annular Eclipse

On 26 February, the Moon will partly cover the sun so that, at its maximum, a ring of light will be seen.

The best places to observe it will be the south of Argentina, in Comodoro Rivadavia, and Chile, in Puerto Aysen, if you are close, invite your friends to a plan that does not happen very often.

solar eclipse

For those in the Northern Hemisphere on August 21, they will be able to see a total solar eclipse, especially for those that are mainly in the whole United States territory, varying the percentage of appreciation according to the zone.

Its maximum point of darkness will be noticeable in the states of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky and its duration will be of 2:40 minutes.

Rain of stars

We will have several in the year, the next will be on April 22 to come from the constellation Lira, next to this come the Eta Aquarids on May 4, which are characterized by their high speed and meteors are fragments detached from comet Halley .

On July 27, the Delta Aquarids will be able to appreciate a rain of stars, more noticeable from the southern hemisphere and on August 12, the Persides will also pass with high speeds.

On October 21 we will see a stellar rain from Orionids, and from NASA they state that it is one of the most showy of the year.

On November 5 will appear the Táuridas del Sur and on the 12th the Táuridas del Norte, both characterized by its slow fall that draws a better and brighter trajectory.

On November 17 we will see the Leonids, who travel at 71 kilometers per second as they enter the Earth's atmosphere, and are fragments of the comet Tempel-Tuttle from the constellation Leo.

And the Geminids close on the 14th of December, and may be visible from all over the planet during that day.

You have no excuse to travel because no matter where you are you can appreciate these magnificent shows.