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Super Bright Fireball Spotted Across U.S. Northeast

It came from outer space—literally! On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the early morning sky briefly lit up with the brilliant…

6 years ago

Viewing Guide to the 2015 Geminid Meteor Shower

2015 looks like a fantastic year for the Geminids. With the Moon just 3 days past new and setting at the end…

6 years ago

Kick Back, Look Up, We’re In For a GREAT Perseid Meteor Shower

Every year in mid-August, Earth plows headlong into the debris left behind by Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. Slamming into our atmosphere at 130,000…

6 years ago

What Is The Difference Between Asteroids and Meteorites?

Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites ... It might be fair to say these rocks from space inspire both wonder and fear…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 30, 2015: Paul Hildebrandt Fights for Space!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Special Guest: Paul Hildebrandt from Fight For…

7 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…

7 years ago

We are not Alone: Government Sensors Shed New Light on Asteroid Hazards

How hazardous are the thousands and millions of asteroids that surround the third rock from the Sun – Earth? Since…

7 years ago

Beastly Sunspot Amazes, Heightens Eclipse Excitement

That's one big, black blemish on the Sun today! Rarely have we been witness to such an enormous sunspot. Lifting…

7 years ago

Alleged Meteor Caught on Russian Dash Cam (Again)

Thanks to the ubiquitousness of dashboard-mounted video cameras in Russia yet another bright object has been spotted lighting up the…

7 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…

7 years ago