Tag Archives for: September Meteor Showers

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Tuesday September 16th. At this time the moon is located 90 degrees west of the sun and rises near midnight local daylight time (LDT) for observers located in mid-northernRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Monday September 8th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and is present in the sky all night long. This will be the worst week of theRead 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 9pm LDT

Meteor activity in general increases in October when compared to September. A major shower (the Orionids) is active most of the month along with many minor showers. Both branches of the Taurids become more active as the month progresses, providingRead More >

Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Friday September 27th. At this time the moon is located 90 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 Thursday September 19th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and will be above the horizon all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon will setRead More >


Radiant Positions at 10pm LDT

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Thursday September 12th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and will set near midnight local daylight time. This weekend the waxing crescentRead 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 >

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday September 22th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees east of the sun and will set near 2300 (11pm) LDT Local Daylight Time as seen fromRead More >


During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Saturday September 15th. At this time the moon is located near the sun and cannot be seen at night. As the week progresses the waxing crescent moon will enter theRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Saturday September 8th. At this time the moon is located ninety degrees west of the sun and will rise near midnight local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >

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 >