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Earth February 10, 2016


Aquarius October 4, 2011

Mars meteorite

Meteorites May 19, 2010

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Mars and Meteors Mars, meteors, and the Moon — after this. January 3, 2016

Geminid Meteors Dark skies for a meteor shower December 12, 2015

Orionid Meteors Reminders of a distant comet October 18, 2015

More Perseids Flashes of light in the summer night August 10, 2015

Perseid Meteors Fiery skies from comet dust August 9, 2015

Meteorites III Picking up some unusual rocks April 18, 2015

Meteor Plots On the trail of “shooting stars” January 28, 2015

Quadrantid Meteors The changing landscape of the sky January 1, 2015

Geminid Meteors Fireworks from the celestial twins December 11, 2014

Leonid Meteors Ready for a “streaky” meteor shower November 15, 2014

Orionid Meteors Discovering a meteor shower October 18, 2014

Meteor Showers Meteor showers on two planets October 17, 2014

Perseid Meteors Looking for sparks through the moonlight August 9, 2014

Moon, Venus, and Meteors Promise and possibility in the early morning sky May 22, 2014

Surprise Shower? Looking for a new meteor shower May 21, 2014

Eta Aquarid Meteors Naming a meteor shower May 3, 2014

Lyrid Meteor Shower Meteors for all occasions April 19, 2014

Quadrantid Meteors Looking for the parent of a meteor shower January 1, 2014

Geminid Meteors II A bright but temporary meteor shower December 12, 2013

Geminid Meteors Feeding a meteor shower December 11, 2013

Orionid Meteors Moonlight and meteors October 19, 2013

Draconid Meteors Sparks from the celestial dragon October 5, 2013

Moon, Spica, and Meteors A double feature in the night sky August 10, 2013

Eta Aquarid Meteors Sparks from a “wet” constellation May 3, 2013

Comets Icy remnants from the birth of the planets January 1, 2013

Fire and Ice Fire and ice in the sky December 31, 2012

Geminid Meteors Bright accents for a night of skywatching December 11, 2012

Triple Treat A skywatching triple feature November 15, 2012

Orionid Meteors A trail of lights from a messy comet October 19, 2012

Perseid Meteors The perfect spot for the Moon August 10, 2012

Comet Swift-Tuttle A famous comet changes its image July 17, 2012

A Fresh Shower A fresh winter meteor shower February 3, 2012

Quadrantid Meteors The children of a celestial break-up January 2, 2012

Geminid Meteors Bad timing for a good meteor shower December 11, 2011

Leonid Meteors A faint but steady meteor shower November 15, 2011

Orionid Meteor Shower Calling cards of a distant comet October 18, 2011

Draconid Meteors The sparks of a fire-breathing dragon October 6, 2011

Perseid Meteors Drowning out a fading shower August 11, 2011

Quadrantid Meteors Tracers of a bygone constellation January 1, 2011

Featured Images

Illustration of 1833 Leonid meteor storm

Skyfall November 16, 2015

Orionid Meteor Shower

Orionid Meteors October 20, 2012

Geminid Meteors December 13, 2010

Leonid Meteor Shower 2010

Seeing Sparks November 16, 2010