Calendar

Canada Day.

Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of July 1, 1867, the effective date of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, […]

Earth at Aphelion

Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the Sun on this date - 94,510,886 miles.

Mercury at Greatest Elongation

Mercury will reach its greatest separation from the Sun in its Jun–Jul 2021 morning apparition. It will be shining brightly at mag 0.3.

Moon at Apogee

The Moon’s distance from Earth varies throughout its monthly orbit because the Moon’s orbit isn’t perfectly circular. Every month, the Moon’s eccentric orbit carries it to apogee – its most distant point from […]