Tag Archives: Meteor shower

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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Camelopardalids! What? Maybe…

There might be a new meteor shower.  It might happen tonight and into Saturday morning. It might have a ridiculous name that gets stuck in your craw like a fish bone. Please welcome your new heavenly rock show, the Camelopardalids! … Continue reading

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Geminid Shower – Now With Double the Viewing Pleasure? Super Star, Vega, Out of Control!

No, that’s not a new porn vid. It’s time for the Geminid meteor shower. I know you thought that UFOs were caught in holiday travel traffic or that end-of-the-world destruction was causing fiery death to rain down upon us, but … Continue reading

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Leo…nid!

The showers are upon us. The Leonid Meteor showers, that is. Moon is on the small end of the spectrum, waxing crescent. The shower peaks before dawn tomorrow morning. Check it out! Related articles Leonid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend … Continue reading

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Sky Watch: Leonids

The Leonid shower is upon us.  Best viewing for North America will be early, early Thursday morning. Look to the constellation Leo a few hours before dawn in the space between moon fall and sunrise.  Check out earthsky.org for a … Continue reading

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Orionids coming ’round again

The Orionids are another gift from Halley’s Comet (also the Eta Aquarids in May). Peaking the morning of Thursday, October 21 at 1o AM. A full moon on the 22nd will make this one difficult for viewers.  However, look toward … Continue reading

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