The Texas Sky Will Light Up With Shooting Stars And A Nearly Full Moon This Week During The Taurid Meteor Shower
Texas is home to some of the nation’s darkest skies, and this week, you’ll have a front-row seat to a spectacular celestial event. Known as the Southern Taurid Meteor Shower, this incredible phenomenon peaks in mid-October each year (but it’s visible through the end of November!) Here’s everything you need to know about this can’t-miss stargazing opportunity:
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Have you witnessed the Southern Taurid Meteor Shower in Texas? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience! Check out our previous article to learn more about stargazing in the Lone Star State.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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