2018 Events

Last Updated October 8, 2018

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Source: TimeAndDate/moon/phase

 

October

  • [celestial] Mon 8: NEW Moon
  • [celestial] Mon 8-9: Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks
  • [celestial] Sat 22-23: Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks (washed out by the full moon)
  • [celestial] Mon 24: Full Moon

November

December

  • [celestial] Tue 6: NEW Moon
  • [field event]: Wed 12-15: Geminid Meteors in Trona Pinnacles
  • [celestial] Thu 13-14: Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks
  • [celestial] Sat 22: Full Moon
  • [celestial] Sat 22-23: Ursid Meteor Shower Peaks (minor shower)

January 2019

  • [celestial] Wed 3: Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks
  • [celestial] Sun 20: Total Lunar Eclipse 8:41 PM to 9:43 PM PT

 


PAST Events

January 2018

February

March

  • [webinar] Wed  7: Creating Star Trails (NP105)
  • [celestial] Sat 17: NEW Moon
  • [celestial] Thu 22: March Geminids – very slow meteors. This is a minor shower caused by Halley’s Comet
  • [celestial] Sat 31: Full Moon

April

  • [FREE webinar] Thu 5: Introduction To Night Photography (NP101)
  • [celestial] Sun 15: NEW Moon
  • [celestial] Sun 22-23: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak
  • [celestial] Sat 28: Alpha Bootid shower (minor shower with slow meteors), washed out by moonlight
  • [celestial] Sun 29: Full Moon

May

  • [webinar] Wed  9: Creating Star Trails (NP105)
  • [celestial] 15: NEW Moon
  • [celestial] 29: Full Moon

June

July

  • [celestial] Mon 12: NEW Moon
  • [other]      Sun 15: FIFA World Cup ends
  • [lecture]   Mon 23: Sneaky Night (and Daylight!) Photography Processing Tips at Adobe San Jose Photoshop Users Group [FULL?]
  • [webinar] Wed 25: Creating Star Trails (NP105)
  • [celestial] Fri 27: Full Moon
  • [celestial] Sat 28-29: Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peaks (minor shower)

August

September


Other Years:
2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Sources

Astronomy Calendar
Astronomy World Calendar