NOVAC Event Calendar

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NOVAC Event Calendar 2015-05-11T19:16:50+00:00

Apr
8
Sun
2018
☾ Last Quarter Moon
Apr 8 @ 1:18 am – 1:18 am
Apr
15
Sun
2018
Mercury Retrograde Ends
Apr 15 all-day

see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…

⚫ New Moon
Apr 15 @ 7:57 pm – 7:57 pm
Apr
22
Sun
2018
Lyrids Meteor Shower
Apr 22 all-day

The Lyrids is an average shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher, which was discovered in 1861. The shower runs annually from April 16-25. It peaks this year on the night of the night of the 22nd and morning of the 23rd. These meteors can sometimes produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds. The first quarter moon will set shortly after midnight, leaving dark skies for the what could be a good show. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Lyra, but can appear anywhere in the sky.

http://www.seasky.org

☽ First Quarter Moon
Apr 22 @ 3:46 pm – 3:46 pm
Apr
29
Sun
2018
⚪ Full Moon
Apr 29 @ 6:58 pm – 6:58 pm
May
6
Sun
2018
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
May 6 all-day

The Eta Aquarids is an above average shower, capable of producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. Most of the activity is seen in the Southern Hemisphere. In the Northern Hemisphere, the rate can reach about 30 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet Halley, which has known and observed since ancient times. The shower runs annually from April 19 to May 28. It peaks this year on the night of May 6 and the morning of the May 7. The waning gibbous moon will block most of the fainter meteors this year, but you should be able to catch quite A few good ones if you are patient. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Aquarius, but can appear anywhere in the sky.

http://www.seasky.org

May
7
Mon
2018
☾ Last Quarter Moon
May 7 @ 8:09 pm – 8:09 pm
May
15
Tue
2018
⚫ New Moon
May 15 @ 5:48 am – 5:48 am
May
21
Mon
2018
☽ First Quarter Moon
May 21 @ 9:49 pm – 9:49 pm