How and when to watch the Perseids Meteor Shower

 Perseids Meteor Shower

Perseid meteor shower peaks just after midnight on a moonless mid-August night. It should put on a great show this year.


By |August 13, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Bright event across US Southeast states

Bright event across Southeast states

A bright event seen across US Southeast states last night at 12:29:30 AM CDT. According to experts, this object was not a meteor or fireball.   Watch the video…


By |July 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Planet’s biggest Asteroid impact zone discovered

Asteroid impact

World’s largest asteroid impact zone discovered in Australia, with an impact covering 400 kilometers!


By |March 24, 2015|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , , , |

What caused the mysterious loud booms?

Unexplained loud noises

What caused the mysterious loud booms? Unexplained loud noises were heard across the UK and New York last weekend.


By |December 3, 2014|Categories: Physics|Tags: |

Meteor? UFO? Massive blast over Russia

Meteor or Massive blast over Russia

Locals captured a massive blast on many cameras, a stunning bright orange flash that lit up the sky in Sverdlovsk region in the Urals, Russia.  UFO? Meteor? Blast?   Watch the video…


By |November 20, 2014|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , |

Lyrids in Southern Skies

Lyrids meteors

Lyrid meteor shower peaked, as every year, before dawn on April 22nd, as our blue planet plowed through dust from the tail of long-period comet Thatcher.    Image © Yuri Beletsky (Las Campanas Observatory, Carnegie Institution)


By |April 24, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Meteor over Russia’s Murmansk


Residents of the Kola Peninsula, Russia, witnessed the fall of a celestial body similar to the famous Chelyabinsk meteorite on Saturday night.    Image © Image screen capture from video.    Watch the video…


By |April 21, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Annual Geminid meteor shower

Annual Geminid meteor shower 2

The annual Geminid meteor shower rained down on planet Earth over the past few weeks, from a radiant point in the constellation of the Twins.   Image © Yuri Beletsky (Las Campanas Observatory, Carnegie Institution)


By |December 24, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Perseid Meteors over China

Perseid Meteors over China

The annual Perseid meteor shower, the Comet dust, rained down on planet Earth earlier this month. While enjoying the anticipated space weather above Zhangbei Prairie, Hebei Province, China, astronomer Xiang Zhan recorded a spectacular series of 10 second long exposures spanning four hours on the night of August 12/13 using a wide angle lens.   Image © Xiang Zhan (Beijing Planetarium)


By |August 23, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Perseid annual meteor shower

Perseids annual meteor shower

A new research from NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office identifies the Perseids as the “fireball champion” of annual meteor showers. This year’s Perseid display peaks on August 12th and 13th.   


By |August 10, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |