Tag Archives for: December Leonis Minorids

Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday January 15th. At this time the moon will lie opposite the sun and will above the horizon all night long. This weekend the waning gibbous moon will set duringRead More >

Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

January is best known for the Quadrantids, which have the potential of being the best shower of the year. Unfortunately this shower is short lived and occurs during some of the worst weather in the northern hemisphere. Due to theRead More >

Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Wednesday January 1st. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will be invisible at night. This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise during the lateRead More >


Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Wednesday December 25th. At this time the moon will lie 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise near midnight local standard time (LST). This weekend the waningRead More >

Radiant Positions for 40N Latitude at 7pm Local Standard Time

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Tuesday December 17th. At this time the moon will lie opposite the sun and will lie above the horizon all night long as seen from the northern hemisphere. This weekendRead More >

Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Monday December 9th. At this time the moon will lie 90 degrees east of the sun and will set near midnight local standard time (LST). This weekend the waxingRead More >


Radiant Positions at 7pm LST

No matter where you live, the first half of December provides some of the best meteor activity of the year. In the northern hemisphere the sporadic rates are still strong plus you can also count on strong activity from theRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Friday January 11th. At this time the moon is located near the sun and will remain invisible at night. Next week the waxing crescent moon will enter the evening skyRead More >

During this period the moon wanes from its current full phase to a little more than one-half illuminated on January 4, 2013.¬† This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the early evening hours and will effectively ruin theRead More >


During this period the moon reaches its full¬† phase on Friday December 28th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and will remain in the sky all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will setRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Wednesday December 19th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and will set near midnight local standard time (LST). This weekend the waxingRead More >

February offers the meteor observer in the northern hemisphere a couple of weak showers plus falling sporadic rates. This may not seem too exiting but you never know when surprises are in store. An errant earthgrazer from the Centaurid complexRead More >