The Meteor Shower With No Constellation

ASTRONOMY NEWS Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peak Viewing Time: Sunday, Jan. 4th between midnight and 2 a.m. The first meteor shower of 2015 gets kicked off this weekend! The Quadrantids Meteor Shower, when compared to others, is one of a kind.¬†Activity for this shower usually runs from the very end of December to the second week … Continue reading »

Perseid Meteor Shower

WEATHER NEWS Perseid Meteor Shower It’s time for the Perseid Meteor Shower! The Perseid Shower is an annual event that occurs around the end of July until the beginning of August. Peak dates for this shower are August 11-13th. At it’s peak, under moonless skies up to 60 meteors an hour can be seen. The … Continue reading »

The Supermoon Returns

WEATHER NEWS Supermoon The Second and Largest of Three in 2014 If you were a fan of the beautiful sight of last months supermoon, get ready. The biggest one this year is happening again tonight! A “supermoon” is the unofficial name given to the phenomenon of a perigee(proxigee)-full moon. So let’s break down the specifics: … Continue reading »

Lunar Eclipse Overnight Monday

WEATHER NEWS Starting late Monday night into early Tuesday morning, the Western Hemisphere will get a magnificent show. The moon will pass through the Earth’s umbra (shadow). This is called a Lunar Eclipse (sometimes referred to as a “Blood Moon”). When the eclipse begins, the moon will begin to darken slightly as it starts to … Continue reading »