Must-See Space Events of 2017

From the moon and Jupiter getting extra close in April, to a total eclipse of the sun set to cross the USA in August, and the always-spectacular annual Geminid meteor shower (where up to 120 shooting stars fly across the sky), 2017 is set to be yet another year to keep looking up. With a list of the seven occurrences, National Geographic has set up a calendar and an explanation of all the most spectacular cosmic events for the year to come.