METEOR DAY

Original caption: Spectacular meteors during a Leonid meteor shower over Joshua Tree National Park, taken over a course of multiple exposures and combined. The Leonids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. They get their name from the location of their radiant (i.e., the point in the sky where the meteors seem to originate or radiate from) in the constellation Leo. The color shift is due to the meteoroid's burning in the atmosphere. --- Image by © Tony Hallas/Science Faction/Corbis

Look!  It’s a plane, a falling star, NO, it’s a meteor shower and there’s one coming our way in July – A dark sky is always best to take advantage of the magnitude  of the event.  Here’s a list of what’s coming.  A fun way to spend a summer night.  Oh’s and ah’s are FREE! (READ MORE)

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