Showing some of the Moon Phases

The Wolf Moon Of January

The first full moon of the new calendar year is called the Wolf Moon. Winter can be a tough time of year in the Pacific Northwest with cold temperatures and snow, but the sky can…


The Flower Moon of May

The May weather allows for great floral displays, which helps explain where the name Flower Moon of May comes from. May in the Pacific Northwest is great as the weather should be nice enough to…


The Cold Moon of December

December was considered to be the coldest month of the year for the Northern Hemisphere, which means that the winter solstice was almost here. With the coming of the winter solstice, the days would start…


Obervatory

Pacific Northwest Astronomical Observatories

Looking for one of the many astronomical observatories in the Pacific Northwest? Here is a full listing of these observatories at the time of publication. Please note that hours and admission could change depending on…


Evergreen Aviation And Space Museum

Space Museums Of The Pacific Northwest

There are a few space museums in the Pacific Northwest, all of which are absolutely worth visiting at least once. The space museums of the area are spread throughout the Pacific Northwest, which provides an…


The Strawberry Moon Of June

June is in the beginning of summer, numerous astronomy events and sights, and numerous outdoor activities. June is the time to see the Milky Way in a dark sky sight because all the wilderness areas…


The Sturgeon Moon of August

As the last full month of summer, August has the distinction of being plentiful both in respect to the food, wealth of astronomical sights, and outdoor opportunities. The Pacific Northwest August is a great time…


Vista House Astronomy Site

The Vista House is a great place to go to look at the stars for the evening outside of Portland or during the day when one is passing through the historic Columbia River Gorge, !…