October 30th, 2014
First Quarter Moon
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Richard

Geminid Meteor Shower 2010

The Geminid meteor shower peaks in the early morning hours of Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 (4 am, MST). The Moon is a day past 1st quarter, meaning it will set around 2 am, making meteor watching in the pre-dawn hours…

Richard

Orionid Meteor Shower 2010

The Orionid meteor shower peaks on Thursday morning, October 21st, 2010, at 10:00 am, MDT. Best viewing would be the nights of the 20th and 21st. The predicted peak rate for the Orionids is 20 meteors per hour. Unfortuantely, a full moon on…

Robert Bigelow

Return of the Perseids

One of the most reliable and memorable meteor showers of the year will peak on August 12.  That’s when the Earth will collide with a stream of particles left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle. While these particles will hit Earth’s upper…