Stargazers from across the globe have many astronomical wonders
to delight in this year. From super moon sightings and numerous meteor showers,
to a total lunar eclipse on 31 January and a partial solar eclipse on 15
February, 2018 boasts a feast for those with a wanderlust for space.
In a video
shared by Hashem
those who are passionate about the cosmos will take pleasure in viewing this depiction
of the major celestial events and wonders that we simply cannot miss in 2018. Some
of the highlights include that Mercury will be at its greatest eastern elongation
on 15 March, while Mars will be closest on 27 July, among other events.
However, take note that both the June and December solstice
in the video is applicable for the northern hemisphere. For the southern hemisphere,
the longest night of the year will be 21 June, while the longest day of 2018
will be 21 December.