Archive: Meteor Showers

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Meteor Activity Outlook for July 23-29, 2016

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Tuesday July 26th. At this time the moon will lie 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise near midnight local daylight saving time (DST) as seen from mid-northern latitudes. This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the late evening hours and will obscure all but the brighter meteors. Conditions for viewing the meteor activity improve with each passing night as the moon's phase lessens and the moon rises later each morning.

by - Jul 21, 2016 -
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Meteor Activity Outlook for June 25-July 1, 2016

For morning observers the estimated total hourly rates should be near 9 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) and 12 as seen from tropical southern locations (25S). Morning rates are reduced during this period due to interfering moonlight.

by - Jun 24, 2016 - 3
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Meteor Activity Outlook for June 18-24, 2016

For morning observers the estimated total hourly rates should be near 4 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) and 6 as seen from tropical southern locations (25S). Rates are reduced during this period due to interfering moonlight.

by - Jun 20, 2016 -
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Meteor Activity Outlook for June 4-10, 2016

For morning observers the estimated total hourly rates should be near 9 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) and 12 as seen from tropical southern locations (25S). The actual rates will also depend on factors such as personal light...

by - Jun 3, 2016 -
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Meteor Activity Outlook for March 26-April 1, 2016

The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 3 for observers located in the northern hemisphere and 4 for observers located south of the equator. For morning observers the estimated total hourly rates should be near 5 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) and 7 as seen from tropical southern locations (25S).

by - Mar 25, 2016 - 3