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Lunar eclipse! Comet! Meteors! See this weekend's sky ...

Meteors! See this weekend's sky highlights online. By Alan Boyle, Science Editor. A multiple-exposure image shows a penumbral lunar eclipse over Hong Kong.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/lunar-eclipse-comet-meteors-see-weekends-sk...

Cosmic Log News - Breaking News & Top Stories - NBC News

Go to NBCNews.com for the latest cosmic log news, photos and video.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/cosmic-log

Springtime's Lyrid meteor shower beginning to bloom in the ...

That would be an argument for getting out a couple of hours before dawn sometime in the days ahead, to catch the early meteors in darker skies.http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/17/17795142-springtimes-lyrid-meteor-...

Camelopardalid Meteors Put on a Weak But Wonderful Show ...

A composite view, created from several images, shows several Camelopardalid meteors emanating from their radiant point above Rondeau Provincial Park in Ontario.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/camelopardalid-meteors-put-weak-wonderful-s...

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Meteoroid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 25, 2014

A meteor or "shooting star" is the visible streak of light from a meteoroid or micrometeoroid, heated and glowing from entering the Earth's atmosphere, as it sheds ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid

Solar System Exploration: Planets: Meteors & Meteorites ...

Updated July. 25, 2014

Meteors and meteorites begin as meteoroids, which are little chunks of rock and debris in space. Most meteorites are either iron, stony or stony-iron.http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Meteors

Meteors - "Shooting Stars" or "Falling Stars"; Meteor ...

Updated July. 28, 2014

Meteors are streaks of light, usually lasting just a few seconds, which people occasionally see in the night sky. They are sometimes called "shooting stars" or ...http://www.windows2universe.org/our_solar_system/meteors/meteors.html

2014 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online

Updated July. 25, 2014

The next meteor shower is the Perseids on the nights of August 11 and 12. The just-past-full Moon will overpower most of the fireworks.http://stardate.org/nightsky/meteors