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What was in the Seattle sky? Video captures possible meteor shower  KOMO News What was that? Lights streak across night sky in Washington  KING5.com Burning rocket bits light up night sky across Pacific Northwest  Seattle Times UPDATE: Sky sight seen from West Seattle, explained – rocket re-entry  West Seattle Blog What was the large flash across the sky in …

This Quadrantid meteor made an appearance over New Mexico in 2013. NASA/MSFC/MEO The new year has finally arrived, and 2021 kicks off with a nice light show for those willing to head outside in the early morning hours Sunday to see the Quadrantid meteor shower. The Quadrantids aren’t nearly as well known as the Perseids or …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Draconid meteor shower over Russia in 2018 October is set to be a bumper month for spotting shooting stars in the night sky. The Draconid meteor shower is set to reach its peak on Wednesday evening. It’s estimated that around five shooting stars should be visible overhead every hour; …

Experts: Flash in dark sky of Western Pa., Ohio was probably a random meteor  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fireball In The Sky: Social Media Lights Up With Reports Of Giant Meteor Across The East Coast  CBS Pittsburgh Meteor, asteroid or UFO? Multiple reports of streak of bright light  WXIX Photos: Bright flash lights up dark skies over parts of eastern …

Some 2019 Perseids, as seen from Macedonia. Spaceweather.com/Stojan Stojanovski It’s early August, which means the annual Perseid meteor shower is active, and it’s ready to peak this week. The Perseids are one of the best, brightest batches of shooting stars, and it feels like we could use them now more than ever to add a little …

Keep your eyes to the night sky late Monday night and especially early Tuesday morning – you might get a peek at the Orionid meteor shower. © USA TODAY SOURCE earthsky.org “I would rank the Orionids in the top five meteor showers of the year,” AccuWeather astronomy blogger Dave Samuhel said. ”It will be the strongest shower …

Tonight is the peak of the Southern Taurid #MeteorShower. It brings fewer than 10 meteors per hour, but it is known for #fireballs. Plus you may still see a few meteors from the #Draconids which peaked last night: https://t.co/J2a5KvOx9s pic.twitter.com/kBnlUCTien — AccuWeatherAstronomy (@AccuAstronomy) October 9, 2019 A quality-over-quantity meteor shower will be visible form Humboldt …

Photo Credit: James Grenz There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Looking Ahead Hilo Today: Scattered showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 5 …

There appears to be stronger evidence of a possible ocean on ancient Mars. A recent study indicates that the meteor that created the 75-mile Lomonosov crater may have produced a “mega-tsunami” that left its mark on the planet. Its rim is the same height as the estimated depth of the ocean and resembles marine craters …