Help for Our WU Friend Aubie

By: Susie77, 02:41 PM GMT em 28 de Janeiro de 2016

Hi WU friends. Usually I post about astronomy or space weather here.

Today I would like to ask for your help for one of our own Wunderground friends. He doesn't blog anymore, but I'm sure that most of you remember Aubie (David Kelley) from Alabama. He's currently in a difficult spot with serious health issues. There is a Gofundme page started by a friend to help the family out. If you could spare it, could you please donate a bit to our buddy? Thank you so ve...

Updated: 12:46 AM GMT em 29 de Janeiro de 2016

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight/Tomorrow

By: Susie77, 01:24 PM GMT em 20 de Outubro de 2015


Orionid meteor shower peak tonight!








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Tonight for October 20, 2015






The
Orionids radiate from a point near the upraised Club of the
constellation Orion the Hunter. The bright star near the radiant point
is Betelgeuse.
Tonight and tomorrow night – October 20 and 21, 2015 – present the ...

Draconids Meteor Shower

By: Susie77, 12:39 PM GMT em 07 de Outubro de 2015


By Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd in
Tonight | Astronomy Essentials on Oct 06, 2015







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Everything you need to know: Draconid meteor shower














October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the
Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern
constellat...

Total Eclipse of the

By: Susie77, 02:31 AM GMT em 23 de Setembro de 2015



Total Eclipse of the Harvest Moon

Sept. 22, 2015:
In the days before light bulbs, farmers relied on moonlight to help
them harvest their crops.  Many crops ripen all at once in late summer
and early autumn so farmers found themselves extremely busy at this time
of year. They had to work after sundown.  Moonlight became an essential
part of farming, and thus, the Harvest Moon was born.

Acco...

Perseid Fireballs

By: Susie77, 12:02 AM GMT em 06 de Agosto de 2015

PERSEID FIREBALLS: Earth
is entering a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the
annual Perseid meteor shower. Peak rates of 100+ meteors per hour are
expected next week when Earth approaches the heart of the debris stream.
The display, however, is already underway. "Our network of meteor cameras
has picked up more than 78 Perseid fireballs since July 27th," reports
Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. He prepare...

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