Space related news about the universe and all things in it.
First Camelopardalid Meteor Shower To Debut May 23 (LIVESTREAM VIDEO) | On May 23 and 24, the Earth will pass through a stream of debris left behind by a comet called Comet 209P/LINEAR nearly 200 years ago. The event will likely deliver a brilliant display, which will be the first of its kind. Astronomers have preemptively dubbed it the Camelopardalid meteor shower.
'Sagittarius A*' Black Hole to Devour Gas Cloud in Milky Way This Year | The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is preparing to gobble up a tasty gas cloud in a cosmic meal astronomers are eager to witness... Scientists think it will take the black hole about a year to completely devour the cloud. | Article date: 3-8-13
Asteroid, Earth Set For Close Encounter On March 9 | A newly discovered asteroid the size of a football field will cruise through Earth's neighborhood this weekend, just days after another space rock made an even closer approach to our planet. PICTURED: Asteroid 2013 ET is visible as a faint dot in the center of the frame. | Article date: 3-6-13