Come to LIGO for an unusual astronomy event!
  • LIGO Hanford Observatory
  • May 23, 2014
  • 8:30 PM -- 2:00 AM
  • Free Admission

On Friday night, May 23, the Earth will pass through the debris trail of comet 209P/LINEAR for the first time, creating a short but possibly intense meteor shower. Join LIGO and the Tri-City Astronomy Club to view the meteor shower at LIGO's dark facility. All ages are welcome!

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    •Last modified May 5, 2014
    •Meteor image credit: NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser
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