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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

Parenting

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

Canada

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

Observation

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

Science

SENRYU -- 08152014-4

not one meteor —

perhaps next year…beyond

the clouds

*~*

© Copyright 2013-2014 Ron Evans

Poetry

SENRYU -- 08142014-2

an old man

watching for meteors —

cloudy eyes

*~*

© Copyright 2013-2014 Ron Evans

Poetry

A tradition as old as the stars: the Perseid meteor shower.

If you live in the U.S. you may have been too distracted this week by the sad news about Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, and the terrible events unfolding in Missouri, to pay much attention to what’s happening in the sky. 418 more words

History