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Leonid Meteors Peak Tonight
The annual Leonid meteor shower is active nearly the entire month of November, although the peak is expected tonight into early Tuesday morning. This shower happens as Earth crosses the path of Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle. This comet is ‘small’ in space terms, only around 2...
Comet Approaching Earth This Weekend
Comet C/2020 M3 will be closest to Earth this Saturday, although it won't be visible with the naked eye, you might be able to catch it with a telescope or binoculars. Plus, there's a new moon this weekend, so moonlight won't be a problem if you're out looking for this space visitor...
See the Northern Lights This Weekend?
There’s a good chance to see the aurora borealis in Iowa later this week into the weekend, peaking Sunday night/Monday morning. However...it appears that the weather forecast isn't going to cooperate. According to the National Weather Service, our night skies in Iowa for the next week will be filled with clouds and rain/snow...
Wildfire Smoke to Impact Iowa This Weekend
In the Western United States, 86 large fires have burned nearly 900,000 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. 15 states have reported large fires and at least 26 of these are in California, and they have charred over 300,000 acres in less than a week...

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