Outdoor San Diego Entries for October, 2010


Floss Silks, Black Oaks, and Autumn Leaves

The Floss Silk Tree, a conspicuous "autumn bloomer" here and there around San Diego, has been showing off its pinkish ...

Blood Moon Tonight

The Full Moon rises majestically in the east at around 5:50pm on Friday, October 22, some 15 minutes before the ...

The Orionid Meteor Shower

One of the year's five best annual showers, the Orionid Meteor Shower, peaks on the morning of Thursday, October 21. ...

Ground Fog, Spider Webs, and Chinese Flame Trees

Dense Ground Fogs are a trademark of the onset of autumn along San Diego's coastal strip. Fog materializes during the ...

Low Tides, a Waxing Crescent Moon, and Jupiter's Satellites

October's Lowest Tides, coinciding with afternoon hours several days in a row, usher in several months of excellent tidepooling opportunities. ...

Smog, Fall Migrant Birds, and Coastal Sage

The Smoggiest Days of the Year are most likely to occur during the next several weeks. Persistent temperature inversions (warmer ...

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