Eating Poetry (XIX) – Year of Meteors

Walt Whitman The Meteor of 1860 by Frederic Church From Astronomy Picture of the Day Explanation: Frederic Church (1826-1900), American landscape painter of the Hudson River School, painted what he saw in nature. And on July 20th, 1860, he saw a spectacular string of fireball meteors cross the Catskill evening sky, an extremely rare Earth-grazing […]