Monthly Archives: November 2011

Time to Fall Back

Daylight savings time is over. If you did not set your clock back last night you’re  alarm went off an hour early.

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South Taurid Meteor Shower

Tonight is the peak of the South Taurid meteor shower. It is a minor shower producing about ten shooting stars per hour, but they will be difficult to see because the ten day old moon is shining nearby.

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1st Quarter Moon Crosses the Meridian

The first quarter moon crosses the meridian, an imaginary line that runs from due south through the zenith (the highest point in the sky) and due North, at 7:57 tonight, just above the stars of Capricornus.

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