Tag Archives: Eta Aquariids

Meteor Wave

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is happening.  I probably won’t see any of it. Clouds and rain and a host of light pollution are working against me. Every meteor shower in recent memory seems to have been obscured by clouds … Continue reading

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New News of Old Comet

Some researchers over at BYU have redefined the first documented sighting of Halley’s Comet at 466 BC as opposed to approximately 200 years earlier as previously thought. Chinese astronomers first described the comet in 240 BC, but in ancient Greece in … Continue reading

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