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    Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower


    05-05-2012 to 05-07-2012 06:00 PM to 06:00 AM
    Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
    The Eta Aquarids are a light shower, usually producing about 10 meteors per hour at their peak. The shower's peak usually occurs on May 5 & 6, however viewing should be good on any morning from May 4 - 7. The radiant point for this shower will be in the constellation Aquarius. Best viewing is usually to the east after midnight, far from city lights.


    Closest Full Moon

    05-06-2012
    The Moon will be directly opposite the Earth from the Sun and will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth. This phase occurs at 03:35 UTC. The Moon will be at its closest point to the Earth, so this will be the largest full moon of the year.

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