Month: June 2019

Meteor Activity Outlook for 15-21 June 2019

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Monday June 17th. At this time the moon is located opposite the sun and lies above the horizon all night long. As the week progresses, the waning gibbous moon will rise later in the evening with each passing night, allowing a small window of dark skies between dusk and moon rise when dark skies are available.

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News from the meteor library

Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Discovery of a Meteor of Interstellar Origin This paper has been submitted for publication by Amir Siraj and Abraham Loeb. Abstract: The first...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 8-14 June 2019

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Monday June 10th. At this time the moon is located 90 degrees east of the sun and sets near 0200 local summer time (LST). As the week progresses, the waxing gibbous moon will set later in the morning with each passing night, reducing the window of dark skies available.

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