# Meteor shower
Fireball sighting over Indiana confirmed by American Meteor Society
TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — People all across the WLFI viewing area and beyond were treated to a celestial light show early Friday morning. Just before 2 a.m. Friday morning, a meteor streaked across the sky. A few viewers were lucky enough to catch the fireball on their home security cameras.
Monday's Meteor Shower Disappoints but Sparks Controversy Over Sending Intergalactic Messages to Extraterrestrial Beings
Astronomer Carl Sagan said, "In the deepest sense, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is a search for ourselves." Memorial Day Monday's forecasted 'tau Herculid' meteor shower, combined with news of a new spiral galaxy, NGC 3344, located nearly 20 million miles away, illustrates humanity's continued obsession with probing into what may exist outside of current discoveries. The existence of 'intelligent life' has led to the creation of the research discipline "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence" (SETI) and SETI Institute, which seeks to prove the existence of life in other galaxies. [i]
An Astro-eventful end of April includes Pink Moon, Lyrid showers and a Solar Eclipse.
My fellow moon lovers and stargazers listen up. We have the eventful Full Moon, meteor showers, and even a solar eclipse in the upcoming weeks. Mid to the end of April will be a treat to my fellow moon lovers and star-gazers! There's the arrival of April's Full Moon named Pink Moon, The Lyrid meteor shower and a Solar Eclipse will all make an appearance this month! Pretty awesome right? Here's the info.