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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. 1,948 more words

Science

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

Science

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

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