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Meteor Showers and Ghosts

I remember one night, while living in the California desert, watching a meteor shower rain down from the dark sky. One of the best places to watch meteor showers. 128 more words


Catch A Falling Star...

One of my favourite pastimes is star gazing. I love staring up into the night sky and observing, trying to get my head around the vast distances involved and wondering just what is out there. 585 more words

August 11-20 Meteors

The Perseids peaked on the night of August 13 UT. Though the monsoon was still cranking and clouds were aplenty, 36 PER were detectedby the SALSA3 camera system. 245 more words


Prayer and the Perseid Meteor Shower.

I was up late one night last week… really late. And just as I finished my work for the night, I remembered the Perseid meteor shower was supposed to be peaking right then. 163 more words


Fireball seen streaking across B.C. sky

If you happened to be walking outside in southern British Columbia Monday night, you may have been wowed by a bright fireball as it lit up the night sky. 216 more words


Pursuing the Perseid

The other night the Perseid meteor shower was going to be at its peak around 2 am. I love a good meteor shower. I tried to get a couple of friends to join me, and they all sort of looked at me askance. 396 more words


Night skies in August: moon, meteors and more

There was an unusually dense concentration of phenomena in the night sky for three nights in a row, starting Sunday, August 10. The moon’s orbit passed as close to us as possible, creating a giant and luminous ‘supermoon’ to be viewed all through Sunday night.  488 more words