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It’s Time For the 2021 Lyrids (video)

  It is that time of the year, again… it is time to look up and enjoy the 2021 Lyrids meteor shower. The Lyrids reaches its peak on the night of April 21- 22, with some activity on the nights prior and following. Lyrids will appear to originate from the constellation Lyra, near Vega. The source of the shower is…

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The Worm Moon is Coming Tonight (video)

  March’s full Worm Moon arrives on Sunday, March 28! This year, because it is the first full Moon to occur after the spring equinox on March 20, March’s full Moon is the Paschal Full Moon. This means that its date determines the date of Easter which is April 4, 2021! WHY IS IT CALLED THE WORM MOON? The full Moon names used by The…

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Catch The Ursid Meteor Shower (video)

  Here’s a celestial Christmas gift that you can enjoy, the Ursid Meteor Shower… The Ursids meteor shower begins annually around December 17 and runs for a week plus, until the 25th or 26th. This meteor shower is named for its radiant point, which is located near the star Beta Ursae Minoris in the constellation Ursa Minor. The peak will be on Winter Solstice, December 21 and the…

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Watch the Spectacular Geminids 2020

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  The annual Geminid meteor shower peaks on the night of December 13-14, 2020 which is Sunday evening to Monday morning. These colorful meteors tend to be bright, so on a dark night, you can easily spot 50 or more meteors per hour. The Geminids are a prolific meteor shower caused by the object 3200 Phaethon, which is thought to be a Palladian asteroid with a “rock comet”…

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