Thursday, December 9, 2010

Look What Is Happening In The Sky...









AURORA WATCH: High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras on Dec. 10th and 11th when a solar wind stream is expected to hit Earth's magnetic field. NOAA forecasters estimate a 20%-50% chance of geomagnetic activity.
GEMINID METEOR SHOWER: This week, Earth is entering a stream of debris from asteroid 3200 Phaethon, source of the mysterious Geminid meteor shower. Although the shower's peak won't come until Dec. 13th and 14th, people are already seeing a smattering of bright shooting stars. Fredrik Broms photographed this Geminid streaking over the snowy hills of Kvaløya, Norway, on Dec. 7th:

All this information came from Spaceweather.com...What a geat site..Keep your eyes open for all the action in the sky..plus a wonderful site to keep bookmarked..
Since this is near Christmas..I say, it is God saying Merry Christmas to all of us..
Till next time, keep looking up..

6 comments:

Gloria said...

Wonder if we will see any of that activity here? What a neat site to look at, thanks for that. Always interesting to see such things, even if I miss it in our sky here. I will keep looking and just maybe catch a sight...
Smile today. :)

M.Kate said...

How interesting..I had no idea.

La Alicia said...

I had no idea...off to read more! :)

LindyLouMac said...

I will be on the look out :)

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

A great scene and an amazing to watch. It looks like animated.

Just dropping to see, how's my dearie friend doing, this winter cold month.

Hope your ok and keep warm as I do.

x0x0,
/chie

Bethe77 said...

WOW! These pictures are great. I love the green in the sky. It is amazing to watch the sky. You take awsome pictures and capture such beauty that God has placed there for us to enjoy. Thank you for the inof. Very interesting. Will be checking this site out. Blessings