Date/Time
Event

July 28, 2022
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Best Stargazing
Best Stargazing

New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing.

Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper.

In the summer, the dipper is at ‘9-o’clock’ and hangs dipper down.

July 29, 2022 - July 30, 2022
12:00 am - 5:00 am

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

The Southern Delta Aquariids are predicted to produce between 15 to 20 meteors per hour low in the sky, and are best around 3 a.m.

August 11, 2022 - August 12, 2022
12:00 am - 4:00 am

Perseids Meteor Shower
Perseids Meteor Shower

Waiting until the early hours of the morning might allow you to see between 15 and 20 meteors per hour, originating from comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle

August 11, 2022
8:30 pm

Full Sturgeon Moon
Full Sturgeon Moon

The full moon is an amazing sight.

Along the north shore and away from the lights of a city, it lights up the night sky.

Be sure to listen for wolves howling!

August 27, 2022
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Best Stargazing
Best Stargazing

New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing.

Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper.

In the summer, the dipper is at ‘9-o’clock’ and hangs dipper down.

September 10, 2022
5:00 am

Full Corn Moon
Full Corn Moon

The full moon is an amazing sight.

Along the north shore and away from the lights of a city, it lights up the night sky.

Be sure to listen for wolves howling!

September 22, 2022
All Day

Fall Equinox
Fall Equinox

The Sun will shine directly on the equator and there will be nearly equal amounts of day and night throughout the world. This is also the first day of fall – autumnal equinox.

September 25, 2022
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Best Stargazing
Best Stargazing

New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing.

Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper.

In the autumn, the dipper is at ‘6-o’clock’ with the dipper facing up/handle to the left.

October 8, 2022
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Draconids Meteor Shower
Draconids Meteor Shower

The Draconid shower is a real oddity, in that the radiant point stands highest in the sky as darkness falls. That means that, unlike many meteor showers, more Draconids are likely to fly in the evening hours than in the morning hours after midnight. This shower is usually a sleeper, producing only a handful of languid meteors per hour in most years. But watch out if the Dragon awakes! In rare instances, fiery Draco has been known to spew forth many hundreds of meteors in a single hour.

October 9, 2022
4:00 pm

Full Hunter’s Moon
Full Hunter’s Moon

The full moon is an amazing sight.

Along the north shore and away from the lights of a city, it lights up the night sky.

Be sure to listen for wolves howling!

October 20, 2022 - October 21, 2022
12:00 am - 4:00 am

Orionids Meteor Shower
Orionids Meteor Shower

After hitting the outbound trail of Halley’s comet in May, every October Earth runs into the debris the comet leaves as it heads toward the sun, producing the Orionid meteor shower.
It usually produces 10 to 20 streaks per hour, between midnight and 4 a.m.

October 25, 2022
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Best Stargazing
Best Stargazing

New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing.

Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper.

In the autumn, the dipper is at ‘6-o’clock’ with the dipper facing up/handle to the left.

November 8, 2022
2:00 am - 7:00 am

Total Eclipse of the Moon
Total Eclipse of the Moon

This eclipse is visible from North America, although the Moon will be setting during the eclipse. The Moon will enter the penumbra at 2:01 A.M. on November 8 and leave it at 7:58 A.M.

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GRAND MARAIS WEATHER
sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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