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The Geminid Report

The eastern sky as it appeared around 11 p.m. on December 13th, 2014. The Geminid meteors radiated from a point near the bright star Castor. ¬†Graphic by Gary Seronik… 408 more words
The Joy Of Stargazing

So Sorry

Dec. 13,14 were two nights of magnificent meteor showers. On the 13th I was not sure I could see the sky through the thick clouds and rain. 143 more words

Yotaki

Geminid Meteor Shower 2015: Report

Several club members braved the cold and showed up at the airport site sat eve to view the annual Geminids meteor shower. In spite of the cold temperatures nobody was disappointed as the display was as good as or better than predicted. 190 more words

Events

Meteor Showers

This past weekend was a wonderful time for an impromptu midnight hike.

We set out Friday at 11:30pm, bundled up as much as possible. The sky was clear, not a cloud in sight, and the moon glowed brightly, illuminating the path before us and eliminating any need for a flashlight. 404 more words

Hiking

Dec 13/14 Geminids Recap

Last night marked the probable peak of the 2014 Geminids. Here in Tucson, we had rain during the day (0.27″) and it was looking iffy as to whether the night would remain clear of clouds and fog. 258 more words

Astronomy