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Full Moon
Full Moon
Nov 3 all-day
FULL MOON SCHEDULE 2017: (Iowa 2017 dates, times at Cedar Rapids, note CST or CDT times.) Jan 12, Thursday, Sunrise 7:33, Sunset 4:57, Moonrise 5:36 CST Feb 10, Friday, Sunrise 7:09, Sunset 5:34, Moonrise 5:29[...]
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Taurids Meteor Shower
Taurids Meteor Shower
Nov 4 – Nov 5 all-day
Nov 4-5; Taurids Meteor Shower. Minor shower (5-10/hour) but long-running (Sep-Dec).
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Veterans Day r
Veterans Day r
Nov 11 all-day
Nov 11; Veterans Day.  On April 6, 1917, the U.S. joined its allies–Britain, France, and Russia–to fight in the “Great War.” Under the command of Major General John J. Pershing, more than 2 million U.S.[...]
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Conjunction of Venus & Jupiter
Conjunction of Venus & Jupiter
Nov 13 all-day
Nov 13; Conjunction of Venus & Jupiter. View this impressive pairing in E sky just before sunrise.
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Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks
Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks
Nov 17 – Nov 18 all-day
Nov 17-18; Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks. Average shower, peaking at 15 meteors/hour.
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Kayak Pool Session at Bender Pool in Cedar Rapids 4:30 pm
Kayak Pool Session at Bender Pool in Cedar Rapids @ Bender Pool
Nov 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
As a place to practice for the open water season, a pool is a good substitute to the harsh conditions involved with boating in the winter. It also works well to refine skills under a[...]
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Best View Planet Mercury
Best View Planet Mercury
Nov 24 all-day
Nov 24; Best View Planet Mercury. Low in western sky just after sunset.
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