Meteor Showers – Perseids Comet

Perseid Meteors over Mount Shasta

August is a Month for Meteor Showers This month, on the 11th and 12th will be the best time to witness the Perseid Meteor showers.  According to the article below, this year will be even better than last year during the month of August to witness this fantastic meteor shower….

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Close Comet and the Milky Way

Close Comet and the Milky Way

Close Comet 252P/Linear In a previous post of mine, I shared with you an APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) post that looks at comet Comet 252P/Linear as it’s back dropped by the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud).  This go around, APOD has shared with us the same comet, but this time…

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Comet and the Large Magellanic Cloud

Comet and the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud)

Comet and the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud) Close Comet and the LMC Sporting a surprisingly bright, lovely green coma Comet 252P/Linear poses next to the Large Magellanic Cloud in this southern skyscape. The stack of telephoto exposures was captured on March 16 from Penwortham, South Australia. Recognized as a Jupiter family periodic comet, 252P/Linear will…

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