Sonoma residents got moony over this winter’s big celestial event, the “super blue blood moon” that graced the skies in the wee hours of January 31. This kind of eclipse — of the second full moon of the month while on its closest approach of orbit to Earth — last occurred in 1982, and won’t happen again until 2037. But there’s plenty of reason to keep your eyes peeled between now and then.
Two local astronomers — SSU professor Scott Severson and SRJC instructor Keith Waxman — shared the night sky events visible from Sonoma County they’re looking forward to most in 2018. Click through the gallery above for dates and details.