The winter solstice has passed, and the days grow slightly longer as we move toward the vernal equinox. The last of the 2021 meteor showers, the Ursids, will fall until Dec. 25. They are a small shower of no more than five to 10 meteors an hour, best seen after midnight, originating in Ursa Minor, the little bear or little . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Point Reyes Light digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.