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Geminid Fireball over Mount Balang ©  Alvin Wu - Dec. 2014

Geminid Fireball over Mount Balang © Alvin Wu – Dec. 2014 During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday July 1st. At this time the moon will be located opposite the sun and will lie above theRead More >

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.

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Friday June 27th. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will be invisible at night. This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise a few hoursRead More >


Radiant Positions at 1am LDT

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 >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Sunday June 23th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and remains above the horizon for most of the night. As the week progresses the waning gibbousRead 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 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 Friday July 1st. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will not be visible in the night sky. This weekend the waning crescent moon will notRead 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 >