Posts Tagged ‘astronomy’

Explore the Night with your family during new program series

Photo of Kenue Park at night

Raccoons come out of a sleepy daze. Coyotes begin to search for food. Owls begin calling, “Whooo. Whooo.” Explore the Night in Kenue Park during the first Nature at Night program with the Dickinson County Conservation Board. “We’re going to encourage the use of no flashlights and use our night vision,” said Bryanna Kuhlman, environmental…

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View the Eta Aquarids meteor shower May 6

Photo of a starry night

Halley’s Comet won’t return to the Earth’s vicinity until 2061, but people will be able to see its remnants this week. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through the orbital path of the comet. “The meteors are basically the Earth going through the tail of Halley’s Comet,” said Dickinson County naturalist Charles…

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