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December 16 - 3200 Phaethon, Geminids and Beethoven

Sky & Telescope diagram from 11/29/17, Bob King S&T blog

December’s not just about the holidays. There’s also a lot of nifty stuff happening in the nighttime skies now. 670 more words

Nature

Meteor Showers, a Supermoon, and the Solstice: A Guide to the December Night Sky

This has been a fantastic year for sky watching. Eclipses in particular had their day in the Sun, with celestial objects blotting each other out as if in competition. 917 more words

A mini-update on life and some things Laura.

So Jay-Z is writing op-eds for the New York Times now? I’ve seen it all.

Not that the article isn’t well-written and well-researched and pertaining to an issue that’s relevant in his line of work. 222 more words

Silent Road

This is posted for Poets United Midweek Motif – Meteor showers.  It is also posted at dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night.  This happened years ago.  513 more words

Haiku

November Meteor Showers

National Geographic  reports

NORTH TAURID METEOR SHOWER—NOVEMBER 12

Also in the early morning hours starting after local midnight, look for the second stream of meteors radiating out from the Taurus constellation. 41 more words

Astronomy

November 2017 Planets!

All pictures are taken in the Middle of this Month, Let us start off with the evening skies.

When we mean evening, we mean like 6:30 PM (5:30 PM when daylight savings time ends!). 386 more words

Planets

I Like Bright Things. Do You?

Upcoming Meteor Showers You’re Going To Want To See

The Orionid meteor shower originates from Halley’s Comet. It begins on October 2 and runs until November 7, but the best time to watch is when it peaks on the night of… 365 more words