April 19, 2019

Astro-Event: A Meteoric Weekend!

We bring you this week’s installment of the astronomy event of the week a few days early to get “eyeballs on the sky” for the first good meteor shower of spring 2012. The Lyrids, generally a lesser shower with rates around 10 per hour, may just be worth watching out for this year. [Read more...]

The Top Astronomy Events For 2012.

Comet Lovejoy from the ISS! (Credit: NASA).

It’s here, the most vaunted astronomical post of the year; what’s happening in the sky in 2012! Just think; while your well-meaning but astronomically oblivious friends/co-workers/relatives fear the coming Mayan prophecy, YOU can be hip and “in the know” on upcoming astronomical events in 2012! (Hint; the end of the world is NOT one of them!) [Read more...]