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Watch Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 9:29am

Astronomers are predicting that the 2012 LZ1 asteroid will be visible tonight. If you lack the proper fancy equipment for such an adventure, you can also watch it online with SLOOH Space Camera. The site has a handy...

NASA image of the 2010 Geminids; over one hundred meteors in this snapshot.

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:17pm

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the peak show will be...

Understand more about the meteor that struck Russia on February 15, 2013 with NOVA tonight at 9PM

Meteor Strike Tonight on NOVA

Heather Neal - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:48am

On February 15, 2013 the largest asteroid since the Tunguska event (also in Siberia) of 1908 collided with Earth. This time, literally thousands of video images were captured of the event providing scientists with a...

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