Tag Archive: Celestial Happenings

Aug 11

The Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower is an annual event in August. This year’s display is said to be the best in 20 years with the possibility of seeing as many as 200 per hour! I am hoping that the sky clears for the full view. To the right is an image of the constellation Perseus. No …

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Nov 14

The Comet Encke

“Picture a bright blue ball, just spinning, spinning free, Dizzy with eternity. Paint it with a skin of sky, Brush in some clouds and sea, Call it home for you and me.” From the song, Throwing Stones. Words written by John Perry Barlowe, music by Bob Weir. *** For those of you interested in celestial …

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