meteor shower

Are We in for a Leonid Outburst Friday Night?

The November Leonid meteors may produce a surprise outburst this weekend.

1 year 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…

7 years ago

Get Ready for the 2016 Perseids

Out camping under the August sky? The coming week gives us a good reason to stay up late, as the…

8 years ago

Chinese Fireball Freaks Out Las Vegas

The fireball that appeared above Las Vegas earlier this week was apparently the result of a spent Chinese rocket falling…

8 years ago

The Constellation Aries

On the ecliptic plane, bordered by constellations of Perseus, Pisces, and Taurus, is the ancient constellation known as Aries

8 years ago

NASA Says Indian Event Was Not Meteorite

On Feb. 6th a bus driver in India was reportedly struck and killed by a falling meteorite. Did this really…

8 years ago

The 2015 Geminids: Observing, History, Imaging, Prognostications and More

A grand finale meteor shower graces the skies of the Earth this weekend, as the December Geminid meteors reach their…

8 years ago

Don’t Miss the Geminids this Weekend, Best Meteor Shower of the Year

Wouldn't it be nice if a meteor shower peaked on a weekend instead of 3 a.m. Monday morning? Maybe even showed good…

9 years ago

Mind-blowing Meteor Shower on Mars During Comet Flyby, Say NASA Scientists

"Thousands of meteors per hour would have been visible — truly astounding to the human eye." That's Nick Schneider's description…

9 years ago

Fear Not the Moon, Perseids Always a Great Show

Get ready for the darling of meteor showers this week — the Perseids. Who can deny their appeal? Not only…

10 years ago