As the Taurid meteor season wanes on the approach of Thanksgiving, I thought it was relevant (and economical) to share a couple of recent videos which present the Taurid phenomena from different, but mutually informative contexts. The first is a ‘live shot,’ and the second is a ‘retrospective,’ if you will.
Here is a scary cool mash-up of weather person Ashley Baylor catching a live Taurid fireball (mini-airburst) during her October 23rd, 2021 broadcast. The Tusk and Marc Young Produced and Directed the video from across the globe, in 16 hours:
And don’t miss this quick and deep look into the past from popular YouTube science communicator Anton Petrov describing the profound historical significance of Taurid Meteors, based on last month’s Tusk featured paper, Taurid Complex Smoking Gun: Detection of Cometary Activity: