Month: August 2021

Meteor Activity Outlook for 14-20 August 2021

During this period, the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Sunday August 15th. At that time the moon lies 90 degrees east of the sun and sets near 23:00 local summer time (on Aug. 14). As the week progresses the waxing gibbous moon sets later and later, diminishing the available time of dark sky with each passing night.

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Esko Lyytinen (1942–2020)

By Maria Gritsevich, Peter Jenniskens, and Paul Roggemans   When Esko Lyytinen heard about the start of MeteorNews at the beginning of 2016 he was among the first to respond, to support and to encourage the new initiative...

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