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Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

September offers longer nights in the northern hemisphere that tend to be less hazy than those experienced in mid-summer. In the sky, no major showers are visible from either hemisphere but the northern hemisphere enjoys the advantage of higher sporadicRead More >

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Perseid Meteors, Agust 12th 2015 (composite photo) – Palm Springs, CA, USA © Ken Miller Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time During this period theRead More >

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Perseid Meteor, Agust 12th 2015 – Central Texas, USA © Jared Tennant Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time During this period the moon enters theRead More >


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Perseids 2011 (composite photo) – Omu Peak, Romania © Alex Tudorica Radiant Positions at 10pm Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 1am Local Daylight Time Radiant Positions at 4am Local Daylight Time During this period the moon reaches its newRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

September offers longer nights in the northern hemisphere that tend to be less hazy than those experienced in mid-summer. In the sky, no major showers are visible from either hemisphere but the northern hemisphere enjoys the advantage of higher sporadicRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Monday August 25th. At this time the moon is located near the sun and is invisible at night. Late in this period the thin waxing crescent moon will enter theRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Sunday August 17th. At this time the moon is located 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise between midnight and 0100 local daylight time as seen fromRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Sunday August 10th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and will be in the sky all night long. Later this week the waning gibbous moon willRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

Meteor activity kicks into high gear in August as seen from the northern hemisphere. The main reason for all this activity is the Perseid shower that peaks on August 12. This shower is active most of the month and remainsRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Wednesday August 28th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees west of the sun and will rise near midnight local daylight time as seen from mid-northern latitudes.Read More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Wednesday August 21st. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and interferes with meteor observing all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will be inRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Tuesday August 13th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and will set between 2300 and midnight for locations in mid-northern latitudes. ThisRead More >