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Orionid meteor shower

Orionid meteor shower

| October 20, 2019 @ 4:20 pm

As Nestor moves out and skies clear, look for meteors from the Orionid meteor shower around midnight.

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Look For Saturn And The Teapot Plus Meteors

Look For Saturn And The Teapot Plus Meteors

| August 12, 2019 @ 11:00 pm

Saturn is easy to spot this week near the Moon and the “teapot” of Sagittarius. You might even see a few Perseid meteors.

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Meteor Shower Tonight

Meteor Shower Tonight

| December 13, 2010 @ 7:55 pm | 1 Reply

Want to brave the cold and watch for “shooting stars”? Look to the southern sky after midnight… The Geminid meteor shower, which peaks this year on Dec. 13th and 14th, is the most intense meteor shower of the year. It lasts for days, is rich in fireballs, and can be seen from almost any point […]

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Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

| November 17, 2010 @ 3:31 pm | Reply

The annual Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight as Earth passes through a thicket of debris from Comet Tempel-Tuttle. So far the shower has been a modest one, with fewer than ~25 meteors per hour according to international counts. The reason: Earth is missing the densest swarms of comet dust. Clouds will move into Alabama after […]

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