Month: June 2022

Meteor Activity Outlook for 25 June-1 July 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its new phase on Wednesday June 29th. At that time the moon is located near the sun and will be invisible at night. This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise shortly before dawn and will not interfere with meteor observing.

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 18-24 June 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Tuesday June 21st. At that time the moon is located 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise 01:00 and 02:00 local summer time (LST). This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the early evening hours and will spoil the morning sky as its glare will obscure all but the brighter meteors.

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