Occasionally, Earth runs through a particularly narrow, dense clump of debris, resulting in a meteor storm.
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This weekend, Earthlings might be treated to the sight of a new meteor shower. Astronomers certainly hope it happens.
A stunning time-lapse photograph showing the May 15 total lunar eclipse and aurora above the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica.
"Shooting stars" from the tau Herculids meteor shower may be visible late this month, but you might want to listen for them instead.
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A blast of new meteors may emerge during a tau Herculid meteor shower on May 30 and 31, but that's not a sure thing.
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The eclipsed moon glows an eerie deep red color in a new photo of the total lunar eclipse that occurred earlier in May.
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NASA's Lucy spacecraft, which is currently on its way to asteroids orbiting the sun at the same distance as Jupiter, watched the moon disappear during the total lunar eclipse on May 15.
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The tau Herculids from comet 73P/Schwassman-Wachmann which began to fragment in 1995 may make an appearance on the night of May 30-31.