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Meteor Activity Outlook 1-7 October 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Monday October 3rd. At that time the moon will lie 90 degrees east of the sun and will be set between 22:00 and 23:00 local standard time (LST) on the evening of the 2nd. As the week progresses the waxing gibbous moon will begin to seriously interfere with meteor observing as it approaches its full phase. This weekend, the morning hours will be free of interfering moonlight.

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Meteor Activity Outlook 17-23 September 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Saturday September 17th. At that time the moon will lie 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise near 2300 Local Summer Time (LST). As the week progresses the waning crescent moon will rise later in the morning, providing a longer window of dark skies with each passing night.

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Meteor Activity Outlook 10-16 September 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its full phase on Saturday September 10th. At that time the moon will lie opposite the sun and will lie above the horizon all night long. As the week progresses the waning gibbous moon will rise later in the evening, affording some dark sky meteor viewing between dusk and moon rise.

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 3-9 September 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday September 3rd. At that time the moon will lie 90 degrees east of the sun and will set near 23:00 Local Summer Time (LST). As the week progresses the waxing gibbous moon will begin to interfere upon the more active morning hours. Toward the end of the period, the nearly full moon will lie above the horizon most of the night.

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