The geminid meteor shower is expected to peak tonight.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Monday, November 12, 2012
Look to the skies for some stunning light displays this November and December.
As you hang holiday lights and light holiday candles, cast your gaze upon the universe's natural fireworks, as well. A thin crescent moon in 2012 will provide for dark nights and early morning light to enhance this year's North Taurid meteor shower display that peaks early Monday, Nov. 12, according to EarthSky.org. To see the showers, look for the moon and Venus in the east. On Nov. 12, the moon will be below Venus, next to Saturn, according to EarthSky. Space.com reports the best time to see the Taurid meteors, or, "Halloween fireballs," started Nov. 5 and peaks on Monday, as the moon diminishes in brightness each night. Ten to 15 yellow-orange meteors may appear per hour each night and appear to move very slowly, according to Space.…