Supermoon and Geminid Meteor Shower Compete For Attention
Double delight this week as a meteor shower and supermoon brighten the night sky.
The spectacular Geminid shower makes its annual appearance above us and reaches its peak this week.
The best view of the shower happens aound 2am each night until Thursday.
Wednesday will see the peak of the Supermoon, which while not as big as last month's Supermoon, is still 14% bigger than normal.
But..... thick cloud deprived many of a clear view of the supermoon of November, the largest of its kind since 1948.
Also there is no guarantee of clear skies tomorrow night, when the meteor shower and supermoon are at their peak.
Light cloud is forecast across Somerset throughout Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday morning,
Plus the two celestial phenomena will compete and possibly interfere with each other's viewing.....
More news from Curry Rivel
The Langport & District History Society organises a programme of talks and visits, mount exhibitions and does research into local history.It has a digital photograph collection, which in 2013 was published in a book, called "Langport & Huish Episcopi through time", available from the Secretary (Sue Standen on 01458 273471). An annual compilation of articles on Local History, called...
by Tony Potter, Chairman, Royal British LegionOn the evening of Thursday 8 March 2018, the Curry Rivel, Drayton and Fivehead Branch of The Royal British Legion celebrated its centenary with a drinks party in the Old School Room.One hundred years ago on Friday 8 March 1918, a meeting had been held in the same Old School Room, attended by ten former sailors and soldiers, all of whom had been...
The Big Breakfast15th April 20188.30am -- 12:30pm, Village HallBring the whole family along to this great Community Event, from 8.30am till 12.30pm.Enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast, with Bacon, Sausages, and Eggs kindly supplied by Scrivens the butchers.Proceeds to the Village Hall.Enjoy anything from a Full English to a Cup of Tea and a Slice of...
Meet Village Green
The Angel, Bow St, Langport