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Just before noon on New Year's Day there were numerous reports of a thundering boom that shook windows in southwestern Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. NASA has since confirmed that it was in fact a meteor that exploded in the sky. As many were still fighting off the grogginess from New Years Eve in Pittsburgh... Read more...
Before ol' Saint Nick has all of us looking up into the night sky for his Rudolph and his red nose, the Geminid meteor shower is set to give us a different show of lights in mid-December. If you are not a fan of the cold, NASA has you covered with a live-broadcast as well. November and December seem to be fairly... Read more...
The upcoming Leonid meteor shower should produce an incredible show of streaking lights across the midnight skies. If you are wanting to see some of the show, then it is best to know when and where viewing will be at its peak. The Leonid meteor shower happens each year in the month of November. This year it is... Read more...
This past Tuesday evening, folks in the southeast United States had a rare opportunity to see a fireball race across the evening sky called an earthgrazer. This comes in the midst of the Taurid meteor shower that occurs around this time every year.. An earthgrazer is a meteor that grazes a long distance across the... Read more...