The Leonids peak is upon us with a forecast of 4 meteors visible per hour before daybreak tomorrow here in North Carolina. Look to constellation Leo as it rises in the East, by 5 am, Leo will be ESE. The Ames Research Center has a nice tool to provide hour by hour estimates of meteor activity based on your location.
… the show, not the theory. Neat article on spacey items included on the Big Bang Theory set. James Webb Space Telescope and NASA magnets on the fridge and the Universe on a Beach Ball is seen around the set in various places.
For those families that were out at the Jordan Lake observing session sponsored by Morehead Planetarium, the websites mentioned were:
NASA and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies have made available a Top Stars, a website with resources and strategies for using Hubble Space Telescope images in STEM education.