The new meteor shower: We will collide with pieces of Comet Linear

It’s still a few days away, but our next issue may come out too late for my information to be helpful to some of you. So I’ll give it to you now, and perhaps you’ll mark it on your calendar: The date is Friday night, May 23. The time is 2 a.m. – meaning the wee hours of Saturday morning.

A new meteor shower is a rare event. After all, some of the existing annual displays of shooting stars have been around for . . .


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