Tag Archives for: July Meteor Showers

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 >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Monday July 15th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and will be in the sky until midnight local daylight time (LDT) asRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Monday July 8th. At this time the moon is located near the sun and is not visible at night. As the week progresses the waxing crescent moon will enter theRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday August 1st. At this time the moon will be located opposite the sun and will be above the horizon all night long.This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will setRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Wednesday the 25th. At this time the moon will be located ninety degrees east of the sun and set near midnight local daylight time (LDT). This weekend the waxingRead More >


During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Wednesday the 18th. At this time the moon will be located near the sun and will be invisible at night. This will be the best time of the month toRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Wednesday the 11th. At this time the moon will be located ninety degrees east of the sun and will rise near midnight local daylight time (LDT) for observers locatedRead More >

Meteor season finally gets going in July for the northern hemisphere. The first half of the month will be much like June. After the 15th though, both sporadic and shower rates increase significantly. For observers in the southern hemisphere, sporadicRead 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 >