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The first meteors of a never-before-seen Memorial Day Weekend meteor shower, the Camelopardalids or ‘Giraffe’ shower, have already been seen, caught on camera, and cataloged, according to meteor researchers at the SETI Institute in Mountain View.
NASA announced the discovery of what could become a first ever meteor shower, the May Camelopardalids, delighting skywatchers with 200 meteors per hour for Memorial Day Weekend 2014, and potentially rivaling the Perseid meteor shower in August.
Ann Notarangelo, reporter and weekend anchor for KPIX/KBCW is featured with three other local news mavens in May’s Diablo Magazine cover story, “Women to Watch: East Bay Anchors on the Future of News, Knowing Their Neighborhoods and What They’re Hiding Under the Desk.”
The hinterlands of our solar system are tough to study. The objects beyond the realm of the planets are so far and small that it’s difficult to even find them.
U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Enforcement Specialist Noah Reinhart, stationed in Alameda, will share the stage with country legend Toby Keith, host LL Cool J, and dozens of other artists Tuesday night on KPIX 5 for the All-Star Salute To The Troops concert special, 9 p.m.-11 p.m.
Alice @ 97.3 announces lineup for Summerthing 2014, the annual free concert at Golden Gate Park, Sunday June 22nd, from noon to 5pm in Sharon Meadow, featuring Magic!, Ingrid Michaelson, and Kodaline.
From an “Off The Grid” campfire party to the 2014 San Francisco Carnival, the Bay Area is hopping this week, as usual, many of the events are free!
Four of the five planets that are easily visible to the unaided eye arc across the sky shortly after sunset the next few evenings. One of the planets sinks from sight quickly, but the other three stick around for a while.
The head of the Los Angeles-area company that makes Sriracha hot sauce has compared government restrictions on his business to those he faced in communist Vietnam.