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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 >

Copyright Jared Tennant

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 >

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Composite Image of the Perseids Meteor Shower 2013- Germany – © mLu.fotos The Perseid is the most gifted Meteor Shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. The Perseid offers a consistently high rate of meteors every year (up toRead More >

A meteor from the Perseid meteor shower is seen zipping through the sky in Hungary in August 2012.

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 13th. This shower is active most of the month and remains above the level of the sporadic background for a week centered on August 13th


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

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 full  phase on Thursday July 30th. At this time the moon isRead More >

Northern Lights and  2 meteors - Finland

Northern Lights and 2 meteors – 18.03.2015 Finland by Dave Grubb 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 firstRead More >

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.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the Milky Way and a Lyrid Meteor, 2013 by Jeff Berkes

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the Milky Way and a Lyrid Meteor, 2013 © Jeff Berkes 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 moonRead More >

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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 of year that rates rarely exceed two per hour as seen from the northern hemisphere.