What to See & When

Here you can find information on;
  • Today's weather forecast for Guernsey
  • Monthly highlights with Sky Charts to help you visualise what celestial bodies are visible
  • Yearly information on the sun, moon, planets and meteors
  • A glossary of astronomical terms used in the various pages
Sky Charts generated by Sky Safari, Simulation Curriculum Corp.

Meteor Showers 2022

Name Dates Peak Time Rate (met/hr) Moon
Quadrantids 28th Dec - 12th Jan 4th Jan 00:23 22.7 2.50%
Lyrids 14th April - 30th Apr 23rd Apr 03:26 15.7 54.60%
Eta Aquariids 19th Apr - 28th May 6th May 03:47 6.0 23.70%
Delta Aauariids 12th Jul - 23rd Aug 31st Jul 03:06 11.0 5.30%
Perseids 17th Jul - 24th Aug 13th Aug 04:37 11.7 98.10%
Orionids 2nd Oct - 7th Nov 22nd Oct 03:51 15.4 12.30%
Leonids 6th Nov - 30th Nov 18th Nov 05:33 8.9 64.00%
Geminids 4th Dec - 17th Dec 14th Dec 22:13 63.1 64.00%
Ursids 17th Dec - 26th Dec 23rd Dec 05:03 7.3 0.20%


Quadrantids
Lyrids
Eta Aquariids
Delta Aquariids
Perseids
Orionids
Leonids
Geminids
Ursids