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Ursids Meteor Shower
Ursids Meteor Shower
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[...]
Mercury Retrograde Ends
Mercury Retrograde Ends
Dec 22 all-day
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
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4:30 pm Great Meadow Public Night @ Great Meadow
Great Meadow Public Night @ Great Meadow
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
1:31 am ⚫ New Moon
⚫ New Moon
Dec 18 @ 1:31 am – 1:31 am
 
11:28 am Winter Solstice
Winter Solstice
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[...]