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  • June Bootids meteor shower

    June 24, 2016; 3:07 PM ET

    The fickle June Bootids meteor shower is only a few days away. It will peak Sunday night, but the level of activity is unknown.

  • Alex Brands science experiments

    June 7, 2016; 11:10 AM ET

    Alex Brands science experiments are a wonderful way to get children interested in science. We tried several of their kits and loved them all.

  • Possible Weekend Aurora, Phoenix Fireball

    June 2, 2016; 3:55 PM ET

    The coronal hole that triggered one of the best Aurora displays of the year during Mother's Day weekend faces earth again. Meanwhile a massive fireball was seen in the Southwest U.S. NASA says it was the brightest fireball ever seen by its ALL Sky Fireball Network.

  • Mercury Transit of the Sun on Monday

    May 8, 2016; 1:23 AM ET

    Mercury passes in front of the sun as seen from Earth on Monday for the first time in 10 years! Most of the transit will be visible across North and South America, as well as Europe and Africa.

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Astronomy Blog
The AccuWeather.com astronomy blog, by Dave Samuhel, discusses stargazing, including how weather will affect viewing conditions of astronomical phenomenon.