Thursday, November 26, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Nov 26)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:08 am; sunset at 4:20 pm. On Saturday night the Moon will rise at 7:23 pm and set at 10:14 am, Sunday morning. It will be Waning Gibbous with 90% of its visible disk illuminated.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Adirondack Downhill Ski Season Begins Thursday

2015 Whiteface Ski SeasonThe 2015-16 Adirondack skiing and snowboarding season will kick-off on Thanksgiving morning at Whiteface Mountain. The season is beginning on schedule at state facilities with extensive snow-making operations, despite a warmer than normal autumn.

Temperatures in Lake Placid are forecast to be near 50 on Thursday and Friday. Gore Mountain in North Creek will open on Friday – no other ski facilities are expected to be open this weekend.

You can learn more about downhill facility improvements and plans for the upcoming season in Jeff Farbaniec’s 2015-16 Ski Season Preview. » Continue Reading.


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Nov 19)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 6:59 am; sunset at 4:24 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 2:01 pm and set at 2:41 am, Sunday morning. It will be Waxing Gibbous with 77% of its visible disk illuminated. See below about upcoming meteor showers.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Nov 12)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 6:50 am; sunset at 4:30 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 9:16 am and set at 7:04 pm. It will be Waxing Crescent with 9% of its visible disk illuminated. See below about upcoming meteor showers.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Nov 5)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 6:41 am; sunset at 4:38 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 2:33 am and set at 2:54 pm. It will be Waning Crescent with 14% of its visible disk illuminated. See below about upcoming meteor showers.

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Oct 29)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:31 am; sunset at 5:47 pm. On Saturday night the Moon will rise at 9:42 pm and set at 11:37 am Sunday morning. It will be Waning Gibbous with 78% of its visible disk illuminated. See below for information about upcoming meteor showers.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Oct 22)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:19 am; sunset at 6:01 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 3:16 pm and set at 2:28 am, Sunday morning. It will be Waxing Gibbous with 70% of its visible disk illuminated. See below for information about upcoming meteor showers.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Oct 15)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:13 am; sunset at 6:09 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 11:25 am and set at 9:18 pm; it will be Waxing Crescent with 19% of its visible disk illuminated. See below for information about upcoming meteor showers.

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Upcoming Meteor Showers In The Adirondack Night Sky

TOS_Shooting_StarsWe call them shooting stars, and they never fail to make us catch our breath in surprise and wonder. But they’re not stars at all. Those bright, brief streaks across the night sky are meteors. And, clear skies permitting, the next month brings two excellent chances to see them.

Meteors are debris left by disintegrating comets. Comets are mostly rock and ice, and once they enter the inner solar system, their orbits may bring them close enough to the sun to heat up, causing the ice to melt and vaporize. Particles of rock fall away from the nucleus of the comet when this happens. When the earth collides with the trail of this debris, the particles burn up in our atmosphere. » Continue Reading.


Thursday, October 8, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Oct 8)

CompassThis weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon.

Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:04 am; sunset at 6:21 pm. There will be no Moon on Saturday night as it will rise (waxing crescent) at 4:43 am Saturday and set at 5:24 pm. There will be a New Moon on Monday, October 12, at 8:06 pm. See information about the Draconid Meteor Shower below.

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