Friday, January 28, 2011


Steve Faulkner

Image taken: Jan. 28, 2011

Location: Yelloknife, NWT Canada

Monday, January 3, 2011


QUADRANTID METEOR SHOWER: Sky watchers in the northern hemisphere should be  alert for meteors before sunrise on Tuesday, Jan. 4th.  Earth is about to pass  through a narrow stream of debris from shattered comet 2003 EH1, the parent of  the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.  Forecasters say the encounter could  produce a fast flurry of 100 meteors per hour during the early hours of Jan.  4th. Details and observing tips may be found at .