Tag Archives for: 2011 Perseids

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Sunday August 21st. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees west of the sun and will set near midnight local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead 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 >

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Saturday July 30th. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will not be visible at night. Next week the waxing crescent moon will enter the eveningRead More >


During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Saturday July 23rd. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees west of the sun and will rise near 0100 local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >

During this period the moon wanes from a full phase down to nearly half illuminated. This weekend the nearly full moon will be in the sky all night long. This is the worst time of the month to try andRead More >