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4:03 am on Thursday August 12, 2010

Head out to the beach tonight for some Perseid meteor, planetary gazing

Flickr user edwardshepard The beaches at night this time of year are amazing and worth visiting on their own right thanks in large part to just how bright the stars are when you get from city lights. But tonight, August 12, is making that pot all...
4:01 am on Thursday August 12, 2010

Head out to the beach tonight for some Perseid meteor, planetary gazing

Image by Flickr user edwardshepard A small Perseid meteor back in 2008.The beaches at night this time of year are amazing and worth visiting on their own right thanks in large part to just how bright the stars are when you get from city lights. But...
5:59 am on Thursday November 12, 2009

Mark your calendar for the Leonid Meteor Shower

Image by Flickr user edwardshepardImage by 20091112-meteor.jpgOn Tuesday, November 17th, bits of debris from Comet Tempel-Tuttle will produce one of the best meteor shower events of our lifetime. Make sure to turn your gaze upward around 4 a.m. for...
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