Halloween (Astronomy: Week of 10/29/17)

It seems we are entering meteor season!  The Orionids are winding down, but we have another shower peaking next weekend - the Southern Taurids are another wide, diffuse shower that lasts for weeks, peaking at 10-20 meteors per hour on November 4.  Unfortunately, this peak coincides with a full Moon which will wash out the…Read more Halloween (Astronomy: Week of 10/29/17)