Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society

Next BSAS Meeting:

Wednesday, December 17 - 6:30 pm
Cumberland Valley Girl Scout Council Building

Annual Christmas potluck

BSAS Public Star Party

Saturday, Dec 13 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Edwin Warner Park

Cancelled due to cloudy weather

BSAS Public Star Party

Friday, Jan 9 - 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Bells Bend Outdoor Center

November 2014: Where the Heavenliest of Showers Come From

Meteor showers that illuminate the night sky periodically throughout the year not only put on spectacular shows for us, they also remind us that there is more to our solar system than simply planets, moons, and a sun. But where do the objects that make these awesome shows come from, and why do many of them occur periodically each year? Read this month's column to find out! As an added bonus, you will also get some advice on seeing a pretty sweet meteor shower coming up this December.