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It’s Fireball Season!

While March is the least active month for shower meteor activity (no major annual showers are active this month), Northern spring is a good time to see fireballs. In the weeks around the start of spring, NASA noticed that the appearance rate of fireballs can increase by as much as 30 percent.

by - Mar 9, 2016 - 5
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Orionids 2015

The Orionids The Orionids, like all meteor showers, are named after the constellation in which they appear to come from,…

by - Oct 21, 2015 - 2
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Possible space debris reentry seen over Georgia

The AMS received over 150 reports of a bright fiery object traveling from the south west to the north est over Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The long duration time, witness descriptions and long distance of travel suggest this object was some type of space debris.

by - Jun 30, 2015 - 5
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Meteor Time-lapse

Professional photographer Wes Eisenhauer was filming the Milky Way galaxy in South Dakota, when he noticed something moving out of…

by - Nov 11, 2014 - 2