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Northern Alaska Just Began its ’66 Days of Night’
Yesterday afternoon the city of Utquiagvik, Alaska, (formerly known as 'Barrow') witnessed its final setting of the sun until January 23rd. The city is located North of the Arctic Circle and for the next 66 days the sun will be just below the horizon, giving the area a seemingly never-endi…
Leonid Meteors Peak Tonight
The annual Leonid meteor shower is active nearly the entire month of November, although the peak is expected tonight into early Tuesday morning. This shower happens as Earth crosses the path of Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle. This comet is ‘small’ in space terms, only around 2...