Perseid Meteor Shower to Peak Tonight

Around this time each year, we are gifted with one of the more active meteor showers of the year. The Perseid’s build through the early portions of August, and come to a peak sometime within the mid-August time frame. Well, that much anticipated peak happens to fall tonight! And, it is predicted to be one […]

Northeast US Sees Fireball Last Night

Across the Northeast US last night, there was a large fireball reported to streak across the night sky. It was seen across 9 states, plus southeastern portions of Canada. According to the American Meteor Society, they have received, “…425 reports so far about a fireball event over Northeastern US on May 17th 2016 around 12:50am EDT.” […]

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Tonight, the Lyrid meteor shower will be at its peak between 10 PM CDT through the early morning hours tomorrow. Astronomers believe that although this shower will not be as heavy as many of the others, there could be up to 20 shooting stars per hour. The moon is expected to set at 11:39 PM […]