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NASA: Mysterious Fireball Season Set to Light Up Night Sky


“Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, which means that birds are chirping, flowersare blooming — and fireballs are lighting up the sky, NASA says.

For some mysterious reason, the number of fireballs — dramatic meteors that blaze brighter than any planet when they burn up in Earth’s atmosphere — peaks at this time of year.

‘Spring is fireball season,’ said Bill Cooke, of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Center, in a statement. ‘For reasons we don’t fully understand, the rate of bright meteors climbs during the weeks around the vernal equinox.'” Read more.

 

 

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