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Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Jan 3rd 2011!

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Jan 3rd 2011!

Well our first event of the new year is set to explode on the scene and conditions look great. The Quadrantid Meteor Shower is generally active immediately with the start of each new year and promises about 60-120 meteors per hour during its peak night, which falls on the [Read More]

Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks Nov 5th & 12th 2010

Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks Nov 5th & 12th 2010

The Taurid meteor shower is a rare two part storm. It is set to peak during the early morning hours (3-5 am) of November 5th and November 12th, 2010. Unfortunately it may be hard to see this first peak of the shower from Northern latitudes because the Taurus constellation, [Read More]

2010 Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks October 21st!

2010 Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks October 21st!

Dancing from the ashes of Halley’s Comet, the Orionid Meteor Shower is set to storm during the early morning hours (2-6 am) on Thursday morning October 21st (or Wednesday night depending how you think of it). The Orionids are a fairly predictable shower that produces [Read More]

Northern Skies: Perseid Meteor Shower: 3-6am Fri Aug 13 2010

Northern Skies: Perseid Meteor Shower: 3-6am Fri Aug 13 2010

With a new moon on Aug 10, the Perseid Meteor Shower will offer dark skies for the casual observer. The best time to see the shower is usually early morning (i.e. 3-5 am) of August 13th (the evening of August 12th depending how you think about it), but occasional meteors [Read More]

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Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

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AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

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We are auctioning off a 12 inch version of this rare plush figure on eBay ending Sunday Dec 18! Click the link to go to [Read More]

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

If you are like me you probably do your best thinking on the couch (or on the ceramic “bridge”) right after [Read More]