ICTMN Staff
8/3/13
August is upon us, and the fireballs have already started. No, we’re not talking about a heat wave...
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6/10/13
Insomniacs rejoice, for the sleepless who gaze skyward at about 3:30 a.m...
ICTMN Staff
5/4/13
While the Orionid meteor shower in October is famous as being from the tail of the renowned Halley’s comet, Earth actually passes through this tail twice each year, and we are in t...
ICTMN Staff
4/20/13
The pre-dawn hours of Earth Day this year bring the Lyrid meteor shower, during which fragments of Comet Thatcher (no relation to iconic Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher, who was laid t...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/12
Now that the Mayan apocalypse (so called by everyone except the Maya) has come and gone, we can once again scan the skies without trepidation...
ICTMN Staff
11/20/12
Astronomers weren’t expecting much from this year’s incarnation of the Leonid meteor shower, but those flecks of rock smacking into Mother Earth’s atmosphere have surprised observe...
ICTMN Staff
11/11/12
Insomniacs, fishers and other pre-dawn perambulators may want to turn their eyes skyward as Veterans Day proper segues into the holiday Monday, checking for fireballs from the Taur...
ICTMN Staff
10/6/12
It’s a waning gibbous moon, ideal for spotting what could be some pretty fiery meteors spewing from the mouth of Draco, the dragon...
ICTMN Staff
8/11/12
Word on the street: If you see no other meteor shower this year, make it this one...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/12
The Lyrids lit up the night sky on Saturday-Sunday, and then delivered a parting shot over Nevada and northern California—a fireball that streaked across the sky on Sunday at aroun...

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