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Sun
Nov 16, 2002

will be posted on the web site SpaceWeather.com during the 5-hour broadcast. During last year's Leonids TV Show hundreds of photographers submitted pictures of meteors, many...

Universe, Sun
Feb 28, 2003

; February 28, 2003: "We all felt like we needed to put on 'hard hats'! The sky was absolutely full of meteors," recalls astronomer Jim Young of JPL's Table Mountain...

Universe, Sun
Oct 31, 2003

herald of Olympian gods. On Oct. 30, 1937, Hermes glided past Earth only twice as far away as the Moon, racing across the sky at a rate of 5 degrees per hour. Nowadays only...

Aug 27, 2007

that hit Earth disintegrate in the atmosphere, producing a harmless streak of light. But the Moon has no atmosphere, so 'lunar meteors' plunge into the ground," he says....

Earth
Jul 15, 2010

+ km. It is a realm of meteors, auroras and satellites, which skim through the thermosphere as they circle Earth. It is also where solar radiation makes first contact with...

Dec 15, 2017

Earth's annual Geminid meteor shower did not disappoint as our fair planet plowed through dust from active asteroid 3200 Phaethon. Captured in this northern hemisphere...

Jan 8, 2022

are radio telescopes of the Chinese Spectral Radioheliograph, Mingantu Observing Station, Inner Mongolia, China. A likely source of the dust stream that produces Quadrantid...

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