Besides the full “blood moon” Wednesday, there will also be meteor showers.
It said the Draconid meteor shower is created each year when the Earth passes through a trail of dust left over by the comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, an icy solar system wanderer that orbits the sun once every 6.6 years. (source)
Draco is a constellation in the northern sky. The name is Latin for Dragon. In some mythology, Draco was believed to be multi-headed, and guarded the “golden apple tree”.
Draco was the first legislator in Ancient Greece, which is where the oft-used word “draconian” comes from, in reference to harsh laws or policies.
At the same time, Uranus will also be at it’s brightest for the year. In addition to these three simultaneous phenomena, there is also the possibility of a “selenelion“: an extremely rare occurrence wherein by atmospheric refraction of the images, both the rising sun, and the…
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