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Look up! Your guide to some of the best meteor showers for 2017

After a disappointing 2016, when most of the annual major meteor showers were washed out by moonlight, 2017 looks far more promising.

Of the big three, the Quadrantids in January and Geminids in December are both visible in dark, moonless skies. 1,952 more words

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The Nights The Stars Fell

I’ve always thought the term “meteor shower” is a gross exaggeration of what actually happens. When we go outdoors on the night of a predicted meteor shower, we crane our necks and scan the sky to see more meteors than normal.  550 more words

History

Dear Empaths and Intuitives, Go Gently Right Now!

“Sometimes I think,
I need a spare heart to feel
all the things I feel.”
~ Sanober Khan

Hello, lovely friends.

Empaths and intuitives everywhere will be feeling more tired and emotionally open (read fragile, emotionally hypersensitive, exhausted and possibly moody or broken) right now.

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Coping Skills

Geminid Meteor Shower 2016: When, Where & How to See It

Astrophotographer Béla Papp was trying to take a photo of himself before clouds obscured the sky, and managed to capture a Geminid meteor as well. Image taken in Hungary on Dec. 737 more words

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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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