I missed the Leonid meteor shower in November so I was delighted to learn that there's another shower on its way in mid-December. Astronomer Tanya Hill explains more in our monthly Video Skynotes.
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Twenty Geminid meteors an hour? Those are pretty good odds for spotting one!
If you prefer your Skynotes in written form, head to the Skynotes page on the Planetarium website.
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Just saw my first scorpion on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Was just sitting in the middle of the carpet in the lounge room. Got quite a shock!