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Washington, January 1 (ANI) Stargazers can celebrate the New Year with a celestial fireworks display as the first meteor shower of 2013 will kick off the year's night sky events this week. The Quadrantid meteor shower is an annual meteor shower every
Space.com When skywatchers think of meteor showers during the month of December, they immediately think of the Geminids, which over the years have evolved into the most prolific and reliable of the dozen or so annual meteor displays that take place.
A meteor streaks across the night sky above the mountains of western Saudi Arabia in this handout photo taken by a member of the Taif Arts Monitor in mid-December during the group's "Altoamyat Meteors" photography trip. According to the King
The Geminid meteor shower lit up the sky Thursday night with hundreds of streaming fireballs. Cloudy skies and street lights notwithstanding, the most intense meteor of the shower of year could be seen from almost every point on Earth. In some
One of the fabulous photographers who contributes to our Flickr photo pool caught a great image of a meteor streaking over Venice Beach and across the Orion constellation...Contact the author of this article or email email@example.com with further
The Birmingham News on December 13, 2012 at 11:40 PM, updated December 13, 2012 at 11:41 PM Brought to you by The Geminid meteor shower is in full force over Alabama now...The best views seem to be from east to straight overhead. Many faint meteors
Unless you've been living under the illuminated remnants of a comet flying through outer space, you've likely heard that the evenings of Thursday, December 13 and Friday, December 14 will provide maximum visibility for the Geminind
S If you can get away from the bright lights of the city, bundle up for one of mother nature's brightest, most graceful shows The good news is that most areas in the continental United States will be enjoying clear skies for the meteor shower, but it
Jimmy Westlake/Courtesy The last transit of Venus that anyone alive today will get to see happens in the late afternoon of June 5. This ultra-rare spectacle can be watched without optical aid, provided a safe solar filter is used to protect your eyes.
Jimmy Westlake Jimmy Westlake's Celestial News column appears Tuesdays in the Steamboat Today . On any given night of the year, a single observer can expect to see about five or six shooting stars, or meteors, every hour of the night. These sporadic