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Starry Starry Night - Ursa Major!

The painting shown above is titled “Starry Night Over the Rhone” and was painted by Vincent van Gough in 1888. Rhone is a river that runs through France and ends in Mediterranean sea at the French city – Arles.  1,017 more words

Astronomy

Happy Earth Day

It’s Earth Day today. The Lyrid meteor shower also reaches its height tonight. What a lovely day to celebrate and be thankful to our Mother, the earth, for all she provides for us. 38 more words

Pantheism

Earth is passing through a stream of debris from ancient Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower.

EARTH DAY METEOR SHOWER: Earth is passing through a stream of debris from ancient Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower.

Prof. Peter Brown of the Universiy of Western Ontario reports that “the Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar (CMOR) just finished processing orbital data from last night and the Lyrids are showing up quite nicely. 180 more words

2014

Enjoy the Things in Life

So the Lyrid meteor shower are here tonight and apparently there will be quite a sight tonight. However, it won’t be that great of a sight. 242 more words

Now You Have No Excuse To Miss the Lyrid Meteor Shower Tonight

Once a year, Earth experiences the Lyrid meteor shower as it passes through a region of cosmic debris left behind by a comet known as Comet Thatcher, which orbits the sun once every 415 years leaving behind fresh debris each time. 106 more words

Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak Tonight

Monday night is a great night to watch the annual Lyrid Meteor shower, which will peak between April 21 and 22—just in time for Earth Day. 131 more words

Check Out The Lyrid Meteor Shower!

We missed the total lunar eclipse the other night but for the next week and a half we’ll have the opportunity to see the Lyrid Meteor Shower (pronounced LIE-RID) 96 more words

Kyle Adams