Shooting stars, comets, eclipses: the most important astronomical events not to be missed in 2024 – Tuxboard

Between shooting stars, comets and even solar eclipses, there will be no shortage of major astronomical events in 2024!

The year 2024 promises to be rich in astronomical events. It will be Shooting starsComets and eclipses in the coming months!

Many astronomical events in 2024

The astronomical calendar for 2024 will be full! Because astronomers predict serious things! There should be at least 10 appointments that you should not miss.

But then the question arises, which announcements for the next twelve months promise to be great? From January to December you have the opportunity to see crazy shows.

With something shooting stars, Meteors. But also with a solar eclipse, a lunar eclipse and beautiful comets… Our colleagues at Futura Science confirm: “They therefore offer a spectacle of great beauty.” As long as the sky is clear and clear.”

Uh yes! This is very good for a good view! According to experts, it will rain on the night of January 3rd to 4th Shooting stars Falls reportedly occurred at a rate of 40 objects per hour. The same goes for meteor showers.

If you want a very good view, you can admire that Shooting starsExperts therefore recommend staying away from all sources of pollutants. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful moon shows better.

Uh yes! On March 25, the moon will be amazing after its transit Shooting stars. Futura Science adds that “the impact on the moon’s brightness is relatively small, with its natural white yellowing or becoming darker.” »

And that’s not all ! Because on September 18th the moon will experience a partial solar eclipse. This means it will fall into the darkness and shadow of the planet. During the solar eclipse, however, the phenomenon will be completely different!

In fact, part of the moon will be almost invisible. Only Americans will have a chance to benefit from the darkening of the moon on March 25th. But the French will be able to see the partial solar eclipse.

Prepare your telescopes to see shooting stars

One thing is for sure: photographers and professionals will be very happy this year. Because the spectacle of Mother Nature will be very beautiful. After the publication of shooting stars, The sun will disappear in broad daylight.

And from April 8th in large parts of the American continent. Futura Science explains: “From northern Mexico to Canada. Crossing the East Coast of the United States. The moon will pass in front of our star. »

During this phenomenon you can observe the solar corona. It is highlighted by the black mass of the moon. But then the question arises: How long will the solar eclipse last? Experts estimate it takes between 5 and 10 minutes.

This is not a great premiere! Because in 2023 the comet 12 Pons-Brooks was on everyone’s lips. In fact, it has mesmerized the professionals with its unique appearance. Because of its shape. There are a few types of horns.

Therefore, you will be able to observe the “horned comet” or the “Millennium Falcon” with the naked eye in 2024. After the passage of shooting stars, This comet will approach Earth on April 21st. But not too much ! Because it will be 230 million km away.

Its brightness will then be around 4. Undoubtedly, some astronomers are already dreaming of photographing the comet during the total solar eclipse of April 8… The year 2024 will therefore be an opportunity to discover beautiful photos.

In addition, in 2023, the Royal Observatory of Greenwich rewarded a photo of the Mars flyby behind the satellite. Please note that there will also be a new solar eclipse on October 2nd.


Shay Coquelite

Hello, I’m Shay, a web editor specializing in celebrity news and TV shows. Since I was little, I have loved watching the Cannes Festival. I have been writing articles in the People, Cinema and Media section for six months. My passion for these areas is reflected in each of my articles. Stay tuned to Tuxboard for my latest news and analysis!