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Perseid meteor shower promises great show for star gazers

by: Angela Hutti, KTVI and Nexstar Media Wire Sent: Aug 6, 2020 / 12:16 p.m. EDT /. Updated: August 5, 2020 / 7:08 p.m. EDT ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Perseid meteor shower is now underway and is about a week from its peak in mid-August. As the best meteor shower of the year, you can see up to 50 …

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Perseid meteor shower promises great show for star gazers

by: Angela Hutti, KTVI and Nexstar Media Wire Sent: August 6, 2020 / 12:13 p.m. EDT /. Updated: August 5, 2020 / 7:08 p.m. EDT ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Perseid meteor shower is now underway and is approximately a week from its peak in mid-August. Dueling meteor showers will light up the sky on Monday evening As the best …

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How to photograph Comet NEOWISE: NASA tips for star gazers

Are you looking forward to seeing the comet NEOWISE visible in the night sky? Would you like to try photographing the cosmic snowball? Let’s take a look at some tips for astrophotography for beginners from NASA. The comet NEOWISE, named after NASA’s near-Earth infrared survey explorer (NEOWISE), the space telescope that first discovered the comet in March, is currently gracing …

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Leonid meteor shower rewards star gazers defying the cold Leonid meteor shower rewards star gazers defying the cold

Photographer Matt Dasher drove to Brasstown Bald late Saturday, the highest point in Georgia, and caught a meteorite as it roamed behind the viewing deck. "I go there often to the meteor shower and he never disappoints!" He told CNN. The Leonid meteor shower occurs when the comet Temple-Tuttle crosses Earth's orbit. Debris of the comet burn in the atmosphere …

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3 things that star gazers in the night sky do not want to miss

31st July 2019 By Brian Lada AccuWeather meteorologist and employee author 31st July 2019, 08:01:14 EDT Share: August is approaching and with the new month comes an event that Stargazer has been recording for months on their calendars of the best meteor showers of the year. In August of this year, you should note three astronomical events in your calendar: …

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