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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 >

Meteor activity in general increases in October when compared to September. A major shower (the Orionids) is active most of the month along with many minor showers. Both branches of the Taurids become more active as the month progresses, providingRead 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 >