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Annual meteor shower – Perseids – the Tears of St Lawrence

Today is the Feast of St Lawrence of Rome, Deacon and Martyr.  He was a serious hard-core saint in hard times.
This is also the time of year that your planet whirls through the debris left by the comet known as Swift-Tuttle. … Continue reading

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They’re here! The Tears of St. Lawrence

UPDATE 12 August:
Very cool.  The view of the meteor shower from above, on the ISS!

UPDATE 11 August:
From SpaceWeather:
PERSEID METEOR OUTBURST–TONIGHT! Earth is approaching a thicket of debris from comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. When Earth plows through the … Continue reading

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“The Tears of St. Lawrence” – annual Perseid Metor Shower

The famous Perseid Meteor Shower falls are the time of the Feast of St. Lawrence.  Thus, they are called the “Tears of St. Lawrence”.
From SpaceWeather:
PERSEID METEOR SHOWER–THIS WEEK: Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of … Continue reading

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