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Meteor over Arizona

For morning observers the estimated total hourly rates should be near 10 for observers situated at mid-northern latitudes and 15 for observers viewing from the southern tropics. Evening rates are reduced this week due to moonlight.

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Tuesday the 26th. At this time the moon will be located ninety degrees west of the sun and will set between midnight and 0100 for observers located in mid-northernRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Tuesday the 19th. At this time the moon will be located near the sun and will not be visible at night. This weekend the slender crescent moon will rise justRead More >


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