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Space Object of November: Northern Taurid Meteor Shower

illustrated drop cap for the letter EEach Friday, the folks at Preachy will offer you something of a reflection for your weekend. This Friday, we present a Space Object of the Month, in which a Preachy co-editor invites you to learn how to use his telescope (with him):

Items I will try to find: Taurid meteors!

Why?: ’Cause meteors!

When: November 12, 2021

The Northern Taurid meteor shower has been happening since October 20, but its peak is set this year for November 12. In lucky news, the date coincides with a cooperative moon that will set in time for the best viewing hours here in Austin.