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During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Wednesday the 25th. At this time the moon will be located ninety degrees east of the sun and set near midnight local daylight time (LDT). This weekend the waxingRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Sunday August 21st. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees west of the sun and will set near midnight local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Saturday August 13th. At this time the moon will lie opposite the sun in the sky and will be above the horizon all night long.  Next week the waning gibbousRead More >


During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday August 6th. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees east of the sun and will set near 0100 local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Saturday July 30th. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will not be visible at night. Next week the waxing crescent moon will enter the eveningRead More >

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Saturday July 23rd. At this time the moon will lie ninety degrees west of the sun and will rise near 0100 local daylight time (LDT) for observers located inRead More >


The Delta Aquariids (SDA’s) are the strongest southern shower active during the northern hemisphere’s summer months. The Earth encounters these particles from July 21 through August 23 with a broad maximum occurring near July 30. Zenith hourly rates (ZHR’s) averageRead More >