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How To Watch Tonight's Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Gizmodo Australia - ‎10 hours ago‎
Meteor showers are formed when debris from a comet (or more rarely, an asteroid) passes through our atmosphere and burns up.
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August sky guide: Five bright planets, Perseid meteor shower, and Aquila

ABC Online - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In August, all five bright planets grace the evening sky for the last time until 2018, the Perseid meteor shower is visible in northern Australia, and Aquila the Eagle flies high in the north.
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Stunning meteor shower will light up skies around the world with 20 shooting stars per hour

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Several times a year, hundreds of celestial fireballs light up the night skies in what is known as a meteor shower. While one of the most well-known meteor showers - The Perseids - will be occurring in August, you do not have to wait that long to ...

What follows 'Bright Star'? For Steve Martin, it's 'Meteor Shower'

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Meteor Shower,” Martin's third play, will premiere at the Old Globe theater on Aug. 7 (previews started July 30), directed by Gordon Edelstein with a cast headlined by Jenna Fischer (“The Office”) and Greg Germann (“Ally McBeal”).

New Steve Martin Play Meteor Shower Begins Previews in California

Playbill.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Actor/composer/playwright Steve Martin continues his busy theatrical year this summer with the world premiere of his new non-musical play Meteor Shower at San Diego's Old Globe. Previews begin July 30, opening night is scheduled for August 7, and the ...

Giant Meteor for President 2016: 'Just End It Already'

SILive.com - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Our leading presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, continue to hold an unfavorability rating well over 50 percent, and their slumping popularity has given rise to a new movement: The Giant Meteor for President movement. The Giant ...

Tonight, a meteor shower created by a mysterious comet will reach its peak - here's how to watch

Business Insider - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see shooting stars light up the sky.

Mysterious, meteor-like flashes appear across the Utah sky

The Independent - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Most of the people posting images and videos of the sight presumed that it was a meteor. That made sense since North America is expected to be able to see the Delta Aquarids meteor shower this week, with the brightest lights being visible before the ...

Microscopic crystals reveal violent aftermath of ancient meteor strike

Gizmag - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The impact of the Arizona meteor as it struck the Earth's surface created temperatures hot enough to melt the quartz grains embedded in the sandstone present in the surrounding crust.

Meteor showers and fireballs

AccuWeather.com (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
There is never a dull moment with astronomy! There is a lot going during the coming days and weeks. The Delta Aquariids peaks tonight.
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Meteor or aliens? Las Vegas locals spot something strange & bright in the sky (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

RT - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
When Las Vegas residents noticed fireballs in the sky, they instantly took to Twitter to post pictures and videos, taking guesses about what they were actually looking at.

Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Starring Jenna Fischer, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe

Broadway World - ‎16 hours ago‎
Due to popular demand, an additional week has been added; METEOR SHOWER will now play today, July 30, through September 11, 2016, with opening night on August 7, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.

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CBS Local - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Meanwhile, Vandenberg Air Force Base also told CBS Los Angeles they did not have a launch Wednesday night. As of 11 p.m., there was no official word on what caused the mysterious lights, though the annual delta aquarids meteor showers were peaking.
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Come to the top of Peterborough to see a meteor shower on Aug. 12

Kawartha Media Group - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Come join the Peterborough Astronomical Association on Friday, Aug. 12 to view the annual Perseid Meteor Shower, high on top of Armour Hill (Ashburnham Memorial Park), starting at 8:30 p.m.

Jupiter hotel offers “stargazer” package for Perseid meteor shower

Palm Beach Post (blog) - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The resort has unveiled a special promotion centered around the meteor shower, which is expected to peak in Aug 12-13. The Jupiter Stargazer's package and includes 20 percent off best available rates, complimentary cocktails for two and use of the ...

The Physics Of Stopping A Meteor With One Punch

Forbes - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Outer space is full of objects, and they all move relative to one another. If all we had were two masses - a system like the Earth and the Sun, for instance - then we wouldn't have to worry about a third object coming in and messing things up.

Meteor shower to shine in late July

Australian Geographic - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“[But] you don't want to look at just one point; where the meteor enters the atmosphere isn't where they might burn up,” said Brad.

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars (Update)

Phys.Org - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
But the new study, now online in the journal Geology, sheds light on a more recent impact at Meteor Crater, which may be the best studied impact zone on Earth.

Ethan: Meteor Hunter Review

GameSpew - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
On the face of it, Ethan: Meteor Hunter is a pleasant puzzle platformer, stuffed to the brim with brain-scratching logic and physics-based puzzles that you need to solve in order to get from point A to point B across a number of short levels.
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