Get your binoculars out and put your phone away tonight, because for a change, all the entertainment you need is in the natural sky! That’s right, our Earth provides some wonders that extend beyond a small screen.
Tonight’s cool meteor shower, starting at around 9PM EST, is called a “Geminid” meteor shower. NASA… READ MORE »
The beautiful Geminid meteor shower, which happens annually when the earth encounters debris from the extinct comet 3200 Phaethon, lit up the sky this past weekend. It was visible to stargazers across the globe, especially those in the Northern Hemisphere. Luckily for us, plenty of talented photographers took to Instagram to share what they saw! READ MORE »
This Saturday — tomorrow! — night, the Earth will pass through a cloud of debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, resulting in a fantastic display of meteors streaking across the sky (or through the atmosphere, if we want to get technical). Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this celestial show is like Christmas for space nerds,… READ MORE »