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A meteor from the Perseid meteor shower is seen zipping through the sky in Hungary in August 2012.

Meteor activity kicks into high gear in August as seen from the northern hemisphere. The main reason for all this activity is the Perseid shower that peaks on August 13th. This shower is active most of the month and remains above the level of the sporadic background for a week centered on August 13th

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time During this period the moon reaches its fullĀ  phase on Thursday July 30th. At this time the moon isRead More >

Northern Lights and  2 meteors - Finland

Northern Lights and 2 meteors – 18.03.2015 Finland by Dave Grubb Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time During this period the moon reaches its firstRead More >


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© Aurora and Meteor – June 22, 2015 – 9:56PM Saco, Maine USA Patrick Fennell – Follow Patrick on Facebook Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local DaylightRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

Meteor activity kicks into high gear in August as seen from the northern hemisphere. The main reason for all this activity is the Perseid shower that peaks on August 12. This shower is active most of the month and remainsRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Saturday July 26th. At this time the moon will located near the sun and will be invisible at night. Later this week the waxing crescent moon will enter the eveningRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Saturday July 19th. At this time the half-illuminated moon will rise near midnight LDT (Local Daylight Time) as seen from mid-northern latitudes. This weekend the moon will hamper morningRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday July 5th. At this time the half-illuminated moon will set near midnight LDT (Local Daylight Time) as seen from mid-northern latitudes . The morning hours will be freeRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

Meteor activity kicks into high gear in August as seen from the northern hemisphere. The main reason for all this activity is the Perseid shower that peaks on August 12. This shower is active most of the month and remainsRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Monday July 29th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees west of the sun and will rise near midnight local daylight time (LDT) as seen from mid-northernRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Monday July 22nd. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and will be in the sky most of the night as seen from mid-northern latitudes. As theRead More >

Meteor activity kicks into high gear in August as seen from the northern hemisphere. The main reason for all this activity is the Perseid shower that peaks on August 12. This shower is active most of the month and remainsRead More >