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The Magic of a Meteor Shower, Part 2

Back story:  Meteor shower to occur night of son’s Bar Mitzvah, and only hours before family celebration brunch

November 17th arrived, and I am proud to report that my eldest performed his Bar Mitzvah prayers and speech beautifully, standing tall on the dais of our temple. 368 more words

The Magic of a Meteor Shower, Part 1

I nearly missed the small newspaper article that announced:

On Nov. 18, 2001, skywatchers will be able to view a dazzling storm of Leonid meteors” 387 more words

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Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks October 21

Earth Sky reports

In 2016, the annual Orionid meteor shower is expected to rain down the greatest number of meteors before dawn on October 21 – though, unfortunately, under the light of the waning gibbous moon.

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Astronomy

Space Oddities-10.08.2016: HAPPY INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY!!

HELLO FELLOW AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING FELLOW CANADIANS!!

I know that I am a day early for my usual SPACE ODDITIES post, but today is a special day and I found a special video highlighting some of the really cool things happening for the month of October.   195 more words

Universe

Get ready for a month of meteor showers as we pass through the tail of a comet

Your star-gazing calendar for October is in, and it’s going to be a good month.

Right now, Earth is passing through the tail of debris left behind by Halley’s Comet, which sounds scary, but it’s actually awesome, because it brings us the spectacular… 774 more words

Science

 Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks Oct.7

EarthSky reports

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, Europe and northern Asia.

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Astronomy

Summer Night - Yeosu Fireworks

The summer night never gets completes without the fireworks show. So, we went to Yeosu Firework show to complete our summer list. While skipping the TV channel, we coincidentally found out about the Yeosu firework show was supposed to take place near the Yi sun shin park, in yeosu. 281 more words

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