Tag Archives for: June Meteor Showers

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 >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Sunday June 16th. At this time the half-illuminated moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and is in the sky from dusk through 0100 local daylight timeRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

June is another slow month for meteor activity. There are no major showers active in June and only the Anthelion source can be counted on for continuous activity. Even the Anthelion radiant is located so far south this time ofRead 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 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 new phase on Tuesday September 27th. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will not be visible at night. This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise during theRead 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 >


During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday June 15th. At this time the moon will lie opposite the sun and will be in the sky all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will causeRead More >