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Quadrantid Meteors Kickoff a Busy January 2019

Happy New Year! The beginning of the first month of the year is always a busy one for astronomy, and…

11 months ago

Get Ready for the 2018 Geminid Meteors

When it comes to meteor showers, the calendar year always seems to save the best for last. We're referring to…

11 months ago

A 2018 Outburst From the December Andromedids?

A relatively obscure meteor shower may put on a surprise performance in early December 2018. Chances are, you've never heard…

12 months ago

Explody Eta Aquarid Meteor Caught in the Act

An Eta Aquarid meteor captured on video by astrophotographer Justin Ng shows an amazing explodingred meteor and what is known…

3 years ago

Comet Halley Plays Bit Part In Weekend Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Enjoy the wonder of seeing bits of Halley's Comet rain down as the Eta Aquariid meteors Saturday morning.

3 years ago

Start the Year With Spark: See the Quadrantid Meteor Shower

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to spend more time under the stars in 2017, you'll have motivation to…

3 years ago

101 Astronomical Events for 2017: A Teaser

A comprehensive guide to astronomical oppositions, occultations, eclipses, comets and more for 2017.

3 years ago

Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year

One of the best yearly meteor showers contends with the nearly Full Moon this year, but don't despair; you may…

3 years ago

Japanese Company Plans Artificial Meteor Shower

Sky Canvas plans to launch a colorful artificial meteor shower barrage via micro-satellite.

3 years ago

When Good Showers Turn Bad: The 2016 Leonids

The Leonid meteors are expected to peak on the night of Thursday, November 17th into the morning of Friday, November…

3 years ago