Oct 21 all-day
This shower runs annually from October 2 to November 7. It peaks this year on the night of October 21 and the morning of October 22. The Orionids are meteors left behind in the wake of Halley’s Comet. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new[...]
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
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Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Great Meadow
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Oct 27 @ 6:22 pm – 6:22 pm
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Nov 4 @ 1:23 am – 1:23 am
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Nov 10 @ 3:37 pm – 3:37 pm
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Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm George Mason University
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in[...]
Nov 17 all-day
The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. This shower is unique in that it has a cyclonic peak about every 33 years where hundreds of meteors per hour can be seen. That last of these occurred in 2001. The Leonids is produced by dust grains left[...]
Nov 18 @ 6:42 am – 6:42 am
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Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
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Nov 19 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
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Nov 26 @ 12:03 pm – 12:03 pm
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Dec 2 all-day
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Dec 3 @ 10:47 am – 10:47 am
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Dec 10 @ 2:51 am – 2:51 am
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Dec 12 all-day
Hello, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Canton (canton@gmail.com) will be adding additional 2018 calendar events (meteor showers, etc.) during the last week of 2017. Feel free to email him any suggestions. If you added this ICS calendar feed as a “subscription” instead of a one-time import, then new events should automatically flow into your calendar once[...]
Dec 13 all-day
The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs[...]
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
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Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
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Dec 18 @ 1:31 am – 1:31 am
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Dec 21 all-day
The Ursids is a minor meteor shower producing about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tuttle, which was first discovered in 1790. The shower runs annually from December 17-25. It peaks this year on the the night of the 21st and morning of the 22nd. The crescent[...]
Dec 21 @ 11:28 am – 1:28 pm
The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, respectively, in the sense that the length of time elapsed between sunrise and sunset on this day is a minimum for the year. Of course, daylight saving time means that the first Sunday in April has 23 hours and the last Sunday in October has[...]
Dec 22 all-day
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Dec 26 @ 4:20 am – 4:20 am
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Jan 1 @ 9:24 pm – 9:24 pm
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Jan 8 @ 5:25 pm – 5:25 pm
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Jan 16 @ 9:17 pm – 9:17 pm
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Jan 24 @ 5:20 pm – 5:20 pm
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Jan 31 all-day
Second full moon in a month.Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
Jan 31 @ 6:48 am – 10:12 am
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