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Comet Making Closest Approach Ever Of Earth

Stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see a recently discovered comet because its closer to Earth than its ever been before.

CBS4–03/05/2013

Meteor spotted over South Florida.  Courtesy: Mariana Martinez)

Meteor Provides Light Show Over South Florida

Sunday night, residents across South Florida who were looking up at the sky may have seen something quite different, a light show provided by a meteor hitting the Earth’s atmosphere.

CBS Miami–02/18/2013

Depiction of asteroid DA 14. (Source: NASA.Gov)

Asteroid Makes Closest Approach To Earth In Recorded History

It’s not going to hit us but a 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth Friday, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size in recorded history.

CBS4–02/14/2013

File image of a solar flare. (HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Solar Storm Barreling Toward Earth This Weekend

The space weather forecast for Earth looks a bit stormy this weekend, but scientists said not to worry.

CBS4–07/13/2012

(Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images)

Space Rock To Fly By Earth Thursday Night

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s actually a “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of a city block.

CBS4–06/14/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) the 2011 Supermoon rises over Miami

Super Moon Over Miami Tonight

Wanna get mooned? Saturday night is the perfect time because following sunset on Saturday, the sky will be lit by a “supermoon”, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.

CBS4–05/05/2012

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) the 2011 Supermoon rises over Miami

Super Moon Expected This Weekend

Those fearful of a full moon might want to stay inside Saturday night to avoid the “Super Moon.” May’s full moon will hit on Saturday night into Sunday and is called a “super Moon” and will appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than other full Moons of 2012

CBS4–05/03/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Solar Storm Not Nearly As Bad As Could Have Been

Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late Thursday.

CBS4–03/09/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun. The spot itself cannot yet be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. These post-flare loops are still active.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Massive Solar Storm Races Toward Earth

A massive solar storm on the sun is about to have a major impact on earth. Radioactive particles from solar flares may soon start messing with everything from electricity to GPS systems. Fluctuations to some electrical power grids may also be experienced.

CBS4–03/08/2012

In a screen grab taken from a handout timelapse sequence provided by NASA / SDO, a solar spot in the centre of the Sun is captured from which the first X-class flare was emitted in four years on February 14, 2011. The images taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft reveal the source of the strongest flare to have been released in four years by the Sun, leading to warnings that a resulting geo-magnetic storm may cause disruption to communications and electrical supplies once it reaches the earths magnetic field.  (Image by NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory via Getty Images)

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Hitting Earth

South Florida and the rest of the Earth is in the midst of the largest solar storm since 2005.

CBS4–01/24/2012

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