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Geminid Meteor Shower peaks Dec 13-14, 2012

December 13, 2012
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Geminid Meteor Shower peaks Dec 13-14, 2012

It's December and Geminid meteor time, skywatchers! Space Weather News for Dec 13, 2012 GEMINID METEOR SHOWER: Earth is passing through a stream of debris from "rock comet" 3200 Phaethon, source of the annual Geminid meteor shower. Around the world, observers are counting as many as 60 shooting stars per hour, a number which could...
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Explosion on Jupiter which turns Rx on Oct 4, 2012

September 11, 2012
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Explosion on Jupiter which turns Rx on Oct 4, 2012

With Jupiter now transiting the mid-degrees of Tropical Gemini and in the midst of the stars of Orion where the June 5/6, 2012 Venus Transit occurred with its 'paternalism' vibe, the Great Benefic is in the news: Space Weather News for Sept 11, 2012 EXPLOSION ON JUPITER: Amateur astronomers are reporting a bright fireball on...
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Aug 31, 2012 a Magnificent Solar Flare and a Full Moon

September 2, 2012
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Aug 31, 2012 a Magnificent Solar Flare and a Full Moon

In keeping with my overly-busy schedule (and your own, no doubt!) here is a day-late SpaceWeather News Alert concerning Friday August 31, 2012, the day of the mystical Full Moon @8Pis34 when Fed chairman Ben Bernanke made his stock-market-lifting remarks after the Fed's Jackson Hole, Wyoming meeting about how the Fed "could do more"...
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Mar 27 2012: a rapid launch of 5 rockets = ATREX

March 27, 2012
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Mar 27 2012: a rapid launch of 5 rockets = ATREX

In case you were up early this morning and wondering what in the world...Space Weather News for March 27, 2012 This morning before sunrise, sky watchers along the eastern seaboard of the United States witnessed an amazing sky show created by the rapid-fire launch of five rockets from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. It was...
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Feb 25, 2012 weekend: see Venus-Jupiter-Moon triangulate at Sunset!

February 25, 2012
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Feb 25, 2012 weekend: see Venus-Jupiter-Moon triangulate at Sunset!

It's a Cosmic Sky Alert! With a little Jupiter-Pluto in the mixby Jude CowellSpace Weather News for Feb 24, 2012WEEKEND SKY SHOW: This is a great weekend to watch the sun go down. Venus, Jupiter and the slender crescent Moon are lining up in the western sky, forming a bright triangle in the evening...
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1st Meteor Shower of 2012: Quadrantids peak Morning of Jan 4 2012

January 3, 2012
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1st Meteor Shower of 2012: Quadrantids peak Morning of Jan 4 2012

Just what I always wanted: a lovely yet 'elusive' meteor shower for my birthday tomorrow!Space Weather News for Jan 3, 2012FIRST METEOR SHOWER OF 2012: The annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks on Wednesday morning, Jan. 4th, when Earth passes through...
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A copper-red Lunar Eclipse Dec 10 2011–when to view

December 9, 2011
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A copper-red Lunar Eclipse Dec 10 2011–when to view

Space Weather News for Dec. 9, 2011LUNAR ECLIPSE: Sky watchers on the Pacific side of Earth should be alert for a total lunar eclipse on Saturday, Dec. 10th. The disk of the full Moon will turn a beautiful shade of copper-red as it passes through Eart...
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It’s Draconid Meteor Time! October 8, 2011

October 8, 2011
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It’s Draconid Meteor Time! October 8, 2011

Look up, for the Draconid Meteor Shower is all around us!Space Weather News for Oct 7, 2011DRACONID METEOR SHOWER: On Saturday, October 8th, Earth will pass through a network of dusty filaments shed by Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. Forecasters expect the encounter to produce anywhere from a few dozen to a thousand meteors per hour visible...
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