Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year 2022

By Sue Rose— Happy New Year, let us hope that this one will be better than the last two. Unfortunately, with the increasing virus cases, our in-person meetings will have to wait. Not to worry, Jason has done an outstanding job of obtaining amazing and fascinating speakers from around the world and he will continue…

Full moon will wash out Orionids meteor shower

Full moon will wash out Orionids meteor shower

The Orionids are a medium strength shower that sometimes reaches high strength activity. In a normal year the Orionids produce 10-20 shower members at maximum. In exceptional years, such as 2006-2009, the peak rates were on par with the Perseids (50-75 per hour). Recent displays have produced low to average displays of this shower. Unfortunately,…