Four Peaks Cleanup
Four Peaks Cleanup @ Four Peaks Cleanup
Nov 4 all-day
Please come out and volunteer your time and effort to help cleanup the Four Peaks and Sugarloaf areas in the Tonto National Forest. Each volunteer receives free of charge lunch, tshirt, gloves and trash bags, plus a raffle ticket. See our Club website – http://www.copperstate4wheelers.com/fourpeaks-cleanup.html and Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/Fourpeakscleanup/...
Southern Sands 8th Annual Salty Social 8:00 am
Southern Sands 8th Annual Salty Social @ Porpoise Point, Vilano Beach (4x4 only beach)
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
No charge 4×4 only show and shine on the beach. We collect toys for Toys for Tots, Pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House and all donations for money and raffles goes to K9 for Warriors. Awards, raffles, food and beverages and lots of jeeps and other 4×4’s!!!
Leonids Meteor Shower
Leonids Meteor Shower
Nov 17 all-day
The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. This shower is unique in that it has a cyclonic peak about every 33 years where hundreds of meteors per hour can be seen. That last of these occurred in 2001. The Leonids is...
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The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs annually from December 7-17. It peaks this year on the night of the 13th and morning of the 14th. The waning crescent moon will be no match for the Geminids this year. The skies should still be dark enough for an excellent show. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Gemini, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
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 moon will set early in the evening leaving dark skies for optimal observing. Best viewing will be just after midnight from a dark location far away from city lights. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Ursa Minor, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
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 25 hours, but these human meddlings with the calendar and do not correspond to the actual number of daylight hours.
If you life in the southern hemisphere, this is your Summer Solstice, celebrating the longest day of the year.