Lake Forest
24 May, Tuesday
71° F

Three meteor showers, the Southern Taurids, Orionids and Northern Taurids, are all popping off in the sky! The Taurids are notorious for their fireballs and the Orionids remnants come from Halley's comet. What is a meteor? NASA defines meteors and showers as " A meteor is a space rock—or meteoroid—that enters Earth's atmosphere. As the space rock falls toward Earth, the resistance—or drag—of the air on the rock makes it extremely hot. What we see is a "shooting star." That bright streak is not actually the rock, but rather the glowing hot air as the hot rock zips