11:17:00 PM

Strange doings coming to Tucson's skies...12/10/10...

 Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Posted: Friday, December 10, 2010 12:00 am

The Geminid meteor shower, so named because the "shooting stars" appear to emanate from the constellation Gemini, will be at its peak in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
Observatories on Mount Lemmon and Kitt Peak have public programs beginning...(more)...

11:06:00 PM

U.S. Military in Talks to Share Fireball Data...12/10/10

By Leonard David, SPACE.com’s Space Insider Columnist
posted: 10 December 2010 04:24 pm ET
For decades, the U.S. Department of Defense has operated classified spacecraft loaded with high-tech gear to carry out a range of reconnaissance duties. But the satellites have also spotted the high-altitude explosions of natural fireballs that routinely dive into the Earth's atmosphere, and talks are under way to offer...(more)...