Night Sky: Two major meteor showers are on the horizon, and more highlights for December

Dark, clear skies mean great star viewing in December! This is NGC 2237, the Rosette Nebula. It’s a huge emission nebula with a bright star cluster located at the center. The cluster (NGC 2224) was discovered in 1690 by John Flamsteed, but it took over 100 years before the surrounding nebula was identified. The stars […]

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