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Leonids Meteor Shower Returning To Bay Area Skies

The Leonids shower could produce several displays of activity with up to 100 meteors per hour.

11/04/2014

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Best Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Tuesday, 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour Predicted In Perseid Shower

If you thought July 4th’s fireworks were exciting, wait until you see a ball of fire explode overhead in the annual Perseid Meteor Shower, set to peak Tuesday night with 100 shooting stars each hour, and continue for several days afterward.

08/11/2014

Supermoon (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

The Summer’s Second Supermoon To Return Sunday Afternoon

Watch the sky for the next Supermoon as it shines this Sunday…

08/04/2014

A multiple exposure picture taken in the early hours of August 11, 2013 shows a Perseids meteor shower in the sky, near the municipality of La Hiruela, on the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid.  (Credit DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images)

First Meteors Spotted From New Memorial Day Weekend ‘Giraffe’ Meteor Shower

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.

05/23/2014

Memorial Day 2014 Meteor Shower

Memorial Day Weekend Meteor Shower Could Dazzle With 200 Meteors Per Hour On May 23rd, 2014

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.

05/22/2014

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StarDate: Looking For A New Meteor Shower

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M STARDATE 5/22/2014: A brand new meteor shower could light up the pre-dawn sky on […]

05/22/2014

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‘Eta Aquarids’ Meteor Shower Visible Now, But Best Shooting Stars On Cinco De Mayo

Remember Halley’s Comet? We’re about to get hit by parts of it as dust from the tail of the comet smashes into earth on the night of May 5th–Cinco de Mayo–during the Eta Aquarids meteor shower.

04/28/2014

Viewer Paris Souza captured this image of Wednesday's meteor (Paris Souza)

Car-Sized Meteor Breaks Up Over Bay Area Skies

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area.

10/18/2012

Orionids Meteor Shower. (NASA )

Meteor Shower Lights Up Bay Area Skies

A meteor shower spawned by history’s most famous comet lit up skies above the Bay Area on Wednesday night, and experts at NASA and the National Weather Service said more would appear with increasing frequency through this weekend.

10/17/2012

Night Sky Starry

Meteor Shower Startles Sierra Nevada Residents

Thousands of Sierra Nevada residents said they heard a loud boom on Sunday morning and many experts believe it was caused by a passing meteor shower.

04/22/2012

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