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During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday October 12th. At this time the moon will lie opposite of the sun and will be in the sky all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon willRead More >

Draconid Meteors

The Draconids are a meteor shower of short duration, active from October 6-10 every year. Normally only a small number of meteors are seen from this source each year. Occasionally the Earth passes close to one of the trails createdRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday August 6th. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees east of the sun and will set near 0100 local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >


The 2011 Meteor Shower List is presented in four separate parts. The showers are broken down by intensity with major, minor, variable, and weak showers being separated into their own groups. The general public and news agencies are encouraged toRead More >