Comet Hale-Bopp descending into the forest behind my house in Tok, Alaska, a faint Aurora brightening part of the sky. Taken on Fuji 800 film with a Praktica LTL Camera and Pentacon lens. Re-Scanned in commemoration , Anniversary ,Heaven's gate Disaster.
A real shooting star! Mira (MY-rah) is a star that scientists have studied for 400 years. But NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explvery surprising image of Mira. It showed for the first time that Mira has a long tail of dust and light-years long!
Comet craft: First, have kids use black construction paper with crayons and draw planets and stars. Cut styrofoam balls in half, cover in foil and glue to paper. Use glitter glue pens (or glue with sprinkled glitter) for the tail of comet.