Meteor shower

A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Best-of-summer meteor shower eclipsed by supermoon

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual best-of-summer meteor shower peaks late Tuesday and into the wee hours Wednesday morning. But don’t expect to be too wowed. NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke said the bigger, brighter supermoon will […]

08/12/2014

A meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Geminid meteor shower.  (AP Photo/AL.com, Mark Almond)

Geminid meteor shower ramps up Friday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It’s time for the December sky show. The annual Geminids (JEM’-i-nids) meteor shower — the most intense of the year — will peak Friday night. But the best viewing may […]

12/11/2013

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