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StarDate: January-February 2022
This year offers up some beautiful skywatching treats, including two good lunar eclipses and several planetary conjunctions. You can find all the details on these and many other events in our 2022 Sky Almanac (the January/February issue of StarDate magazine). Plan your skywatching adventures with tips on eclipses, meteor showers, and more, plus keep an eye on the bright planets.The issue also features profiles of some of the most intriguing moons in the solar system, from a moon of Jupiter that’s covered with volcanoes, to the orange-hatted moon of Pluto, to a moon of Saturn with air that’s denser than Earth’s.