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After Hours Teen Night: DUST

After Hours Teen Night: DUST
Saturday, January 30
7:00 PM

What if every adult on the planet passed out and it was up to the world’s teenagers to figure out why? 430 more words

In The Library

Meteor Showers `16

Meteors are relatively known as ‘Shooting Stars’ or ‘Falling Stars’.  Millions of meteors occur in the Earth’s atmosphere daily!  But there is a catch, Meteors only become visible between about 75 to 120 km (47 to 75 mi) above the Earth.The VL (visible light) produced by a meteor may take on various hues and is dependent on the chemical composition of the meteoroid, and the speed of its movement through the atmosphere. 50 more words

Zone II

Look up! Your guide to some of the best meteor showers for 2016

Jonti Horner, University of Southern Queensland and Tanya Hill, Museum Victoria

Many meteor showers, caused by the Earth passing through streams of debris left behind by comets and asteroids, occur as regularly as clockwork, year on year. 1,600 more words

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This year's Geminid meteor shower will be a true spectacle

Jonti Horner, University of Southern Queensland and Tanya Hill, Museum Victoria

The annual Geminid meteor shower is one of the highlights of every year and 2015 promises to be extra special, particularly for those in Australia. 1,017 more words

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Meteor [3am] thoughts (12/13)

It’s 3.30am and I just got back from meteor-gazing (Geminid meteor shower).

I waited for more than 2 hrs and was disappointed as I only saw 2 of them. 123 more words