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Asteroid 3122 Florence (aka Asteroid 1981ET3) whooshed past Earth. 3122 Flo is yuge – 2.7 miles in diameter. We got lucky. This time. However, that doesn’t stop us from obsessing about large space objects colliding with Earth and causing havoc, with … Continue reading
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
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
Yes! Shower porn! Meteor shower, that is. Flickr group of meteor shower photos. Some really impressive shots.
The Perseid meteor shower is off to a good start this year. The shower peaks at 50-80 meteors per hour on Aug 12/13. The new moon will have just passed, so the lighting will be good for viewing during the … Continue reading